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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 5 of 5

Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports NoVa Caps is currently presenting a multi-part review of the Capitals’ search for a starting goaltender to replace longtime netminder Olaf Kolzig after his departure in 2008, and how it led to the rise … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 3

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America NoVa Caps is currently examining the Capitals’ search for a starting goalie to replace longtime goalie, Olaf Kolzig in 2008 and how it led to the rise of current starter Braden Holtby. In Part … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 2

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images For many years, Olaf Kolzig manned the goal-crease in Washington, backstopping the Capitals to an appearance in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals. However, in the mid-2000’s the Capitals invested in the future in net by drafting youngsters … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking At the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 1

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images To Washington Capitals fans, the 2006 NHL Entry Draft is best known as the draft in which the Capitals drafted Nicklas Backstrom with the fourth overall pick.  At the same time, the Caps realized that longtime franchise … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Symmetric Rivalry – Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010-11 Season

Photo: Capitals With the Philadelphia Flyers having just played at Capital One Arena on January 21, 2018 and about to return just 10 days later, it is time to think back to other matchups between these two teams.  The rivalry … Continue reading

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Storylines For Each Metropolitan Division Team Heading In to 2017 Training Camp

What are the main storylines for each Metropolitan Division team heading in to 2017 training camp? Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Goaltending Rankings For 2017-18 Season

Goaltender rankings for the Metropolitan Division in 2017-18 Continue reading

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“Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Night!” Meet the Voice of the Capitals, John Walton.

Photo: Washington Capitals You may not recognize John Walton if you were to see him, but when you hear his voice – well, you’re likely to recognize it, especially if you’re a Caps fan! John Walton is the Senior Director … Continue reading

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The World Cup of Hockey – Meet Team Czech Republic

Martin Rose/Getty Images With Team Czech Republic’s most famous team member, Jaromir Jagr, officially out of the World Cup (his choice, certainly not that of Team Czech) and the Czech team’s fading prowess since its “GOLDen” years when they won … Continue reading

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Looking at the Buckets for the World Cup of Hockey

Photo: Washington Capitals A few months ago, NoVa Caps conducted an interview with Swedish artist Dave Gunnarsson, Braden Holtby’s exclusive goalie mask painter. With the highly-anticipated World Cup of Hockey in less than a month, Gunnarsson is working his magic on … Continue reading

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