Tag Archives: Metropolitan Division

Capitals Fall to Hurricanes 3-2 in Overtime Home Opener, Garnet Hathaway Scores First Caps Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After opening their season with two victories on the road, the Capitals fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in their 2019-20 home opener on a night that saw offseason signing Garnet Hathaway score his first … Continue reading

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2019-20 NoVa Caps Metropolitan Division Predictions

On the eve of the 2019-20 NHL season, the NoVa Caps staff unveils their annual predictions for the Metropolitan Division. With teams like the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers making some big roster upgrades over the offseason, the … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Cardiac Cane The Metropolitan Division features the Washington Capitals, the reigning division winners for the past four seasons, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have made the Stanley Cup Playoffs for 12 consecutive seasons (the longest active streak in the NHL). This … Continue reading

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Looking At The Capitals’ Biggest Threats In The Metropolitan Division

Photo: WaPo The Washington Capitals are going into the 2019-20 season as the favorite to win the Metropolitan Division for the fifth straight year. The division is one of, if not the best in the NHL and it got a … Continue reading

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The Russians Are Coming!: A Look at the Influx of Russian Goaltenders in the Metropolitan Division

Photos: KHL “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming!” was a cry from an old movie during the Cold War era. Today in a hockey context, the saying could be used to describe the bevy of Russian goaltenders that … Continue reading

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Department of Defense: Ranking The Defensive Corps in the Metropolitan Division

It’s no secret that the Metro will be one of the strongest divisions in the NHL this season, and likely going forward. With eight teams now in a position to battle for one of the three division playoff spots, as … Continue reading

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2019-20 Washington Capitals Schedule Road Map: The Tough Stretches and Winnable Stretches

Which stretches of games will be toughest and easiest for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Minding The Net: Which Team Has The Best Goaltending Tandem in the Metropolitan?

The Metropolitan Division has no shortage of elite and extremely talented goaltenders manning the cage for their respective teams. From solidified veterans like Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby, up-and-coming talents like Carter Hart and MacKenzie Blackwood, and a fringe elite … Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Which Teams Will Rise and Fall in 2019-20?

How will the Metropolitan Division shake out in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Start Fast Or Lose Ground Quickly: The Capitals Need to Have a Strong October in 2019

The Washington Capitals have a tough October slate of games in 2019. Continue reading

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