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Bruce, There It Is! Former Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Coaches in 1,000th Career NHL Game

Photo: NHL Sunday night former Washington Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau coached his 1000th career NHL game as the Vancouver Canucks faced the St Louis Blues. He became the 29th NHL coach to reach the milestone, achieving it with his fourth … Continue reading

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Zach Fucale Has Record-Setting Night In Minnesota

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals rookie netminder Zach Fucale stopped 21 of 22 shots he faced in the 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Fucale went the first 59:35 of the game … Continue reading

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Capitals Lose Lead, Third Straight Game To Wild, 3-2 (SO); Fucale Sets NHL Record To Open Career Without Allowing A Goal

Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 3-2 in a shootout at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Saturday night. Goaltender Zach Fucale saved 21 of 22 shots … Continue reading

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Third Career Game? Just Set An NHL Record: Zach Fucale Sets NHL Record Shutout Streak To Begin Career

Bruce Kluckkhon/NHLI via Getty Images As if a shutout in his first NHL game and a new franchise record in his third contest, Washington Capitals goaltender Zach Fucale made NHL history in just his third NHL appearance against the Minnesota … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long: Zach Fucale Sets Capitals Franchise Record For Longest Shutout Streak To Begin Capitals Career

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images Originally drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 2013, Washington Capitals goaltender Zachary Fucale’s NHL debut and first career start was about as perfect as one could ask, shutting out the Detroit Red Wings on November … Continue reading

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Zach Fucale Will Start Against Wild

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media prior tonight’s game against the Wild in Minnesota where he announced that Zach Fucale will get the start in goal tonight for the Capitals. Laviolette also told media … Continue reading

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Blues Handle Wild, 6-4, At 2022 Winter Classic In Coldest NHL Game Ever

Photo: Harrison Barden/Getty Images The St. Louis Blues held on to defeat the Minnesota Wild by a score of 6-4 in the 2022 NHL Winter Classic at Target Field, home of the MLB’s Minnesota Twins, in St. Paul on Saturday … Continue reading

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2021-22 Central Division Preview

Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season underway, it is time to preview each of the four divisions. NoVa Caps continues their annual season previews by division with the Central Division.

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Projecting The Central Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Central Division, the toughest division in years’ past, takes a step back in that direction with the Chicago Blackhawks strengthening their roster, the Winnipeg Jets adding depth on the blue line, and the Stanley … Continue reading

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Wild Re-sign Reigning Calder Trophy Winner Kirill Kaprizov To Five-Year, $45 Million Contract

Image: Mercury News The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent left-wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract that carries a $9 million cap hit on Tuesday night, just prior to the start of training camp.

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