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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

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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

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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

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