Tag Archives: Michael Fleetwood

Will the Capitals Lose Todd Reirden This Offseason?

Three years ago, Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz was in the process of assembling his new coaching staff after taking the reins as the bench boss in Washington. One of the men he recruited was former Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach … Continue reading

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Williams Comes Up Clutch in 2-1 OT Win, Caps Take 3-2 Series Lead

Rob Carr/Getty Images After getting a much-needed win in Wednesday night’s 5-4 thriller in Toronto, the Capitals followed that up with an epic 2-1 overtime win in front of their home crowd to take a 3-2 series lead.

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Personal Trainer Andreas Öhgren Helping His Capitals Clients During the Playoffs

The Capitals are very fortunate to have some of the best Swedish players in the NHL on their team in Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson, and Andre Burakovsky. All three have amazing puck-handling skills and can make plays with the best … Continue reading

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Karl Alzner Sits With Injury in Capitals’ 4-3 Loss

Karl Alzner is one of the Capitals’ most valuable defenseman and penalty killers, and at times in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime loss, the team could have used their Iron Man, who sat out of his first game (regular season and … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 7

Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa Caps’ … Continue reading

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Leafs Stun Caps 4-3 in Double OT, Tie the Series at 1-1

Rob Carr/Getty Images After taking a nail-biting 3-2 win in Game 1 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Capitals followed that up a  heartbreaking 4-3 double overtime loss in Game 2 on the 30th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 77

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Wins First Career William M. Jennings Trophy

While it has been known for a few days now, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has won the William M. Jennings Trophy for playing for the team that allowed the fewest goals (182) during the regular season.

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Garrett Mitchell’s Hard Work and Dedication Has Finally Paid Off

When the Capitals drafted him in the sixth-round (175th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, right wing Garrett Mitchell’s path to the NHL was never going to be an easy one. Just under eight years later, he is playing … Continue reading

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Goodbye Grubi? Could Today’s Game Have Been Philipp Grubauer’s Last As a Capital?

Philipp Grubauer has been arguably, the NHL’s best backup goalie over the last two seasons, and in that time, has proven himself worthy of being a starter in the league. With his contract expiring, an Expansion Draft in two months, … Continue reading

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