Tag Archives: Matthew Jacobson
Pre-Season Starts…Now! Our “Silly Season” Recap Will Catch You Up On Significant Off-Season Activity
NoVa Caps is very excited to see many of our followers who took the summer off re-engaging with us via our social media outlets! We missed you all and wanted to get all of you caught up with the … Continue reading
Less Than A Month Away From The Season Opener Against PIT; An Open Letter To Caps Nation – Why Not Us?!
Dear Caps Nation, It’s been a long off-season (although not as long, with entertainment of the World Cup of Hockey!) filled with rumors, contract situations, trades, and all the other elements of the “silly season” we all expected after Nick … Continue reading
Crucial Caps- Which Players will Make or Break the 2016-17 Season?
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY While August 18th still feels like a long way out from the start of hockey season, the fact of the matter is the World Cup of Hockey is beginning in less than a month. Hockey season is … Continue reading
District of Complacency; Why the Capitals Offseason Activity (So Far) Isn’t Good Enough!
Photo: Washington Capitals Let me start off by saying I’m not intending this to be as hot of a take as it seems from the title. The Capitals were a really good hockey team last year, and they were eliminated … Continue reading
The Dmitry Orlov Quandry…
The Capitals have a problem, one that almost any organization would kill to have; with the expansion draft looming (teams can only protect 3 defensemen), they will have to leave some really good players unprotected and exposed in the upcoming … Continue reading
Winners and Losers from Night 1 of the NHL Draft
Goaltender Brian Elliott heads to Calgary! Photo: Bill Greenblatt/UPI Wow. That took FOREVER. Well, regardless of how long it took, night one of the 2016 NHL draft is in the books. Between the selections, trades, and inevitable booing of Gary … Continue reading
Born in the USA – Shaping the Future of USA Hockey
It’s that time of the year again; time where NHL fans young and old see the future of their franchise walk across a stage and shake hands with the upper management of their team. To non-sports fans, watching grown men … Continue reading
Salt in the Wound: Pens Win Cup, Caps Nation Reacts
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Well, the thing that most of us expected to happen happened, and that doesn’t make it any less painful.
How the Capitals can get Better this Summer
Photo Credit: Washington Capitals Photography Hard to believe it’s been just under a month since Nick Bonino scored an overtime goal to eliminate the Capitals from the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Another disappointing early exit left Capitals fans searching for … Continue reading
Hockey at its Purest: 9 Hours in Hershey
Photo: Chocolate Hockey Until yesterday, I had only seen professional hockey played in massive arenas such as the Prudential Center, Barclays Center, and of course the big barn on 7th and F that the Capitals call home. The NHL, regardless of … Continue reading