Tag Archives: Michael Raffl
Grading The Capitals’ Trade Deadline Moves Under Brian MacLellan
With the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline just 32 days away, the Washington Capitals are expected to be light buyers as they currently occupy the first wild-card in the Eastern Conference. GM Brian MacLellan promised captain Alex Ovechkin in 2021 that … Continue reading
Grades For Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Past Trade Deadline Moves
Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just under a month away, NoVa Caps reviews Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s first seven trade deadlines on the job.
Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018
Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.
Capitals Player Performance Grades For The 2020-21 Regular Season
Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading
Daniel Sprong Will Likely Replace Michal Raffl In Capitals’ Lineup For Game 5
Forward Daniel Sprong took line rushes on the second line at the Washington Capitals’ morning skate prior to Game 5 of their 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series against the Boston Bruins. He skated in place of Michael Raffl, hinting that … Continue reading
Capitals’ Bottom-Six Plays Key Role In 3-2 Overtime Win In Game 1 Over Bruins
Photo: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images The Washington Capitals‘ bottom-six forward group played a big part in the team’s 3-2 overtime victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series over the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Saturday … Continue reading
Capitals Nip Bruins, 2-1, On Goal By Michael Raffl With Three Seconds Left
Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins by a score of 2-1 in the season finale for both teams at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night before the two teams start their best-of-seven series in the … Continue reading
Conor Sheary Nets Thirteenth Goal; Michael Raffl Records First Point as A Capital During Monday’s Game Against Rangers
Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary scored his thirteenth goal of the season during Monday’s game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Newly acquired forward Michael Raffl picked up his first point as … Continue reading
Capitals’ Newly-Acquired Michael Raffl: “It Was Very Exciting News Joining A Winning Club”
On Tuesday, newly acquired Washington Capitals forward Michael Raffl spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed being on the ice with a new team for the first time and expressed his excitement about signing with the Capitals.
Justin Schultz Misses Practice With Lower Body Injury; Zdeno Chara And Michael Raffl Practice: Notes From Capitals Practice
The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning for a team practice following a day off on Monday. The Capitals will practice again on Wednesday before departing for New York in advance of their two-game set with the Islanders at … Continue reading