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How Has Moving Picks In The NHL Draft Gone For Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan?

Around NHL Draft weekend every year, there are plenty of trades — some in pursuit of big names, some to make room under the NHL salary cap, and some to move up or down in the draft. Since getting the … Continue reading

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Farm Family Ties: A Look at Hershey Bears Players with NHL Connections

Photos: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears During the 2019-20 and other recent seasons, the Washington Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears have had several players on their roster with family members with NHL ties. In the second installment of … Continue reading

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Assessing The Depth of the Washington Capitals’ Defensive Prospect Pool – The Three Year Plan

Once perceived a robust component of the Capitals overall organizational depth, the defensive prospect pool has somewhat shallowed over the last 12-18 months, with regards near-term readiness and future potential. Other than Martin Fehervary, who will likely join the Capitals … 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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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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An Early Look At Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big summer looming with major contributors’ contracts set to expire, key role players up as restricted free agents, and some big names that can sign contract extensions on July 1. NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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Who Could Be Moved At The Trade Deadline? Player Trade Ratings For The Capitals’ Organization

As the NHL Trade Deadline approaches next month, NoVa Caps gives out trade ratings to every player and major prospect in the Washington Capitals‘ organization. The ratings provide a basic classification for the availability of the player being utilized in … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospect Report: December, 2019

Welcome to the third 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 December 2019, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospect Report – November, 2019

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

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