Tag Archives: Metropolitan Division

If the Stanley Cup Playoffs Began Today, Which Teams Would Be the Favorites To Win?

Once the regular season resumes, which NHL teams have the best chance of winning the Stanley Cup in 2020? Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Can the Capitals Gather Enough Points At the End To Hold Off the Competition?

The Washington Capitals are in a dogfight in the Metropolitan Division standings. Continue reading

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Countdown Complete! Alex Ovechkin Scores 700th Career Goal Against New Jersey Devils

The question on everyone’s mind heading into the 2019-20 season was when Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would reach the 700-goal milestone, as he entered the season with 658 goals and would need a reasonable 42 goals to become the eighth … Continue reading

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A Look At The Remaining Schedule For The Capitals And Penguins As They Battle For Top Spot In The Metro

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins tied for first place in the Metropolitan Division with 80 points, NoVa Caps looks at each team’s schedule the rest of the way. The Penguins have one game in … Continue reading

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Washington At New Jersey Preview: Capitals Look For A Solid Night Against The Devils

Photo: Ed Mulholland/USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals are traveling to the Garden State for a Saturday matinee against the New Jersey Devils. It is the final of four meetings between the two Metropolitan Division foes. The Capitals have the … Continue reading

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Metro Misery – A Look At The Capitals’ Performance Against The Metropolitan Division This Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images While the Washington Capitals have had a nice regular season so far as their 77 points are currently tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning for third in the NHL this season, the Capitals have shown a … Continue reading

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Flyers Crush Capitals 7-2 in Matt Niskanen’s Return to D.C.; Martin Fehervary Picks Up First NHL Point

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena, in a game in which the team welcomed back former defenseman Matt Niskanen. 

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Capitals Honor Matt Niskanen With Tribute Video During TV Timeout

As has been the case with several players and three coaches in the last two seasons, the Capitals paid tribute to another member of the team’s 2018 Stanley Cup-winning team on Saturday night with a tribute video to Philadelphia Flyers … Continue reading

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Statistical Ranking of the Goaltending Tandems in the Metropolitan Division

Through the season thus far, we’ve gathered enough of a sample size to rank the performances and quality of goaltending for each team in the Metropolitan Division by goaltending tandem. We’ll be taking into account a myriad of statistics to … Continue reading

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A Deuce for Tiger: Lars Eller Scores Two Goals in Capitals’ Super Bowl Sunday Game Against the Penguins

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images While a 4-3 loss to the Metropolitan Division Rival Pittsburgh Penguins in the Capitals’ latest Super Bowl Sunday home contest left a sour taste in the mouths of the team and fans in Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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