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5-Year Development Projections For Washington Capitals Prospects

In this post we will take a look at the development of the Washington Capitals prospect pool from a five-year perspective. The extended perspective is utilized to look at the Capitals long-term organizational status based on five-year projections for each of … Continue reading

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Tracking The PlayIng Time For Capitals Prospects During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially stopped the hockey world cold during the first week of March. Since then, playing time for all of the Washington Capitals prospects has been scarce, with little guarantee of when league play will return to play.

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Big Decisions Ahead For Capitals’ Non-Roster Free Agents

It’s a busy time for Washington Capitals’ general manager Brian MacLellan. Part of MacLellan’s immediate “to-do” list is includes assessing and re-signing all of the Capitals’ current non-roster free agents. This years free agents include four forwards and five defensemen, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Players Speak Out Against Racism, Participate in “Blackout Tuesday”

The death of George Floyd has sparked many athletes to voice their opinions, demand change, and to speak out against racism. Washington Capitals players took to social media expressing their thoughts as well as participating in “Blackout Tuesday”, which is … Continue reading

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Trio of Hershey Bears Headed for Group VI Free Agency

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Following the conclusion of last season, Hershey Bears forwards Nathan Walker and Riley Barber became Group VI unrestricted free agents, with both players eventually departing the organization. Walker inked a deal with the defending Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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What Will the 2020-21 Capitals Roster Look Like?

Prior to the shutdown of NHL operations due to COVID-19, there were reports that the salary cap ceiling could increase to a value between $84M and $88.2M. Given the fact that the NHL may lose revenue from the key stretch … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – February, 2020

Welcome to the fifth installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals monthly prospects report for the 2019-2020 season. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of February, 2020, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Phantoms 5-3; Liam O’Brien, Christian Djoos, Bobby Nardella, Beck Malenstyn and Brian Pinho Score

Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-3 Sunday evening at the Giant Center in Hershey. The Bears struck first with a goal from Liam O’Brien for a 1-0 lead at the first … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Penguins 3-0; Pheonix Copley Stops 31 Shots, Garrett Pilon Scores Again

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins The Hershey Bears downed the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-0 on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The Bears would strike first with a power play goal from Matt Moulson early in the first frame … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospect Report – January, 2020

Welcome to the fourth installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals monthly prospects report for the 2019-2020 season. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of January, 2020, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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