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Netminders Inc. : A Look At The Washington Capitals’ Production of Goaltenders

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered new waters in the 2020-21 season with two young goaltenders with little and no major experience at the NHL level in Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek, after the departure of longtime netminder … Continue reading

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Many Goals And A Decade Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2010-11 Season

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images North America The 2010-11 edition of the Washington Capitals entered the regular season on the heels of a 2009-10 campaign in which the team won had the best record in the National Hockey League. During the 2009-10 … Continue reading

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Former Caps Goalie Michal Neuvirth Ends Season with Sparta Praha For Health Reasons

Hockey fans had just learned that Capitals goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would be unable to play in the 2020-21 season due to health reasons. Now a former Capitals goalie, Michal Neuvirth, has also announced he will be unable to play this … Continue reading

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A Look At How Capitals’ Goalies Performed During Their Rookie Season

Photo: @Capitals As goaltender Ilya Samsonov looks poised to become the Washington Capitals‘ starter for the foreseeable future after this season due to a strong campaign and Braden Holtby set to become an unrestricted free agent and unlikely to be … Continue reading

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Sunrise Begins After Darkness – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers – January 13, 2010

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The 2009-10 season saw the Washington Capitals capture the franchise’s first-ever President’s Trophy and 121 points. A major part of their success that season came during the early part of 2010, which was highlighted by a 14-game … Continue reading

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Czech Mates: Czech Out These Capitals Connections – And Slovaks, Too

Photo: Koláž iSport.cz The current Washington Capitals roster includes several players who hail from the region that was once known as Czechoslovakia (until 1993).  The players include Radko Gudas, Michal Kempny, and Jakub Vrana, who are Czech, and Richard Panik … Continue reading

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Birth Of A Beast: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – November 5, 2010

Photos: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals about to face the Bruins tonight at TD Garden in Boston, I  thought I would take a look back to a prior contest that took place between the two teams on … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Riley Barber, Nathan Walker Waived, Michael Neuvirth Released From PTO With Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL.com Former Washington Capitals forward prospects Riley Barber, who signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens on July 1, and Nathan Walker, who signed a two-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues the same day, were … Continue reading

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Radko Gudas Talks About Trade To Washington, Relationship With Brother-in-Law Michal Neuvirth [Translated Interview]

Photos: ISport.cz After four years of playing overseas, Radko Gudas and Michael Neuvirth, who together with Jakub Voráček, had formed the Czech colony in Philadelphia since 2015, are heading towards new destinations in the NHL.  Gudas, who was traded, is … Continue reading

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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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