Tag Archives: Kevin Shattenkirk

T.J. Oshie is Having the Best Start of His Career. How Much of a Difference has he Made with the Capitals?

During the 2014-15 season, the Capitals were 45-26-11 and were second in the division. Alex Ovechkin had a terrific year, leading the league with 53 goals and had 81 points in 81 games played. Nicklas Backstrom was just as good … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Off to Ottawa!

Off to Ottawa, making final roster moves for opening night, Barry Trotz and the Caps new power play, who’s gonna fill the holes created by summer departures, the challenges ahead for Alex Ovechkin, Caps make it official for Alex Chiasson … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov has been through bumps and bruises but is developing into No. 1 defenseman for the Capitals

In his 6-year career in Washington, Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has had ups and downs. He progressed from a player who makes very noticeable mistakes on the ice to one of the most important pieces on the Capitals roster. With the … Continue reading

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How Important Is Pheonix Copley to the Capitals?

When the Capitals acquired Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues at the trade deadline they were not only keeping an eye on the chances they had at bringing Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time to DC, they were … Continue reading

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During Preseason Action, What Are Some Things Barry Trotz is Looking For In Players that Are Hopeful to Crack the Opening Night Roster?

What will Barry Trotz be looking for in the preseason as he fills the remaining holes in the Capitals roster? Continue reading

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The Early Preseason Metropolitan Division Picks and Predictions

Preseason predictions of the Metropolitan Division Continue reading

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A Look Ahead to the 2017-18 Season: Which Metropolitan Division Players Will Be the Most Productive?

Which players in the Metropolitan Division will be the most productive in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Connor Hobbs Joins the Capitals at Kettler, Hopes to Make Opening Night Roster

Last week, a handful of Capitals players started working out on the Kettler ice for unofficial practices, with more arriving this week. Most of the “big-name” players like Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Braden Holtby, have already reported to Kettler, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: John Carlson

What will Capitals fans see from defenseman John Carlson in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Dmitry Orlov

As we do every year in the weeks leading up to the Capitals’ training camp, NoVa Caps is preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season. Today, our annual player previews continue with defenseman Dmitry Orlov. 

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