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Metropolitan Division Contenders’ Performance — Week of March 10-16

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the end of the 2018-19 NHL regular season approaching, NoVa Caps figured it was time to examine the performance of the teams in contention for playoff position in the Metropolitan Division.  At the present … Continue reading

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Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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The Race For Top Spot In The Metro: A Look At The Capitals and Islanders’ Remaining Schedules

Photo: New York Post The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders will enter Sunday with each having 14 games to play before the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin, including the final game of the regular season against each other at Capital … Continue reading

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Do The Capitals Have A Dmitry Orlov Problem?

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images The Washington Capitals seem to once again be warming up at the right time. Winners of four straight games, and seven of their last nine, Washington has reclaimed first place in the Metropolitan Division. As … Continue reading

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Capitals @ Islanders – Inside The Numbers: The Student Outlasts the Teacher

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Image We’ve seen this act before. In the second game of a back-to-back set, come out of the gates hard and fast, try to get the game’s first goal, then settle back in the defensive zone, … Continue reading

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Capitals Stun Islanders, 3-1, With Two Goals In 68 Seconds In Third Period; Alex Ovechkin Hits 45-Goal Plateau

Photo: Mike Stobie/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders by a score of 3-1 on Friday night at NYCB Live/Nassau Coliseum to tie them for first place in the Metropolitan Division. Goaltender Braden Holtby made 20 saves … Continue reading

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Washington at New York Preview: Capitals Begin Playoff Push With Battle For Top Spot In The Metro

Photo: New York Post The Washington Capitals clash with the New York Islanders for the third time this season when the two teams meet on Friday night. After the Capitals beat the Islanders 4-1 on November 26 at Barclays Center, … Continue reading

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John Tavares Returns To New York With Maple Leafs For First Time

Photo: NHL via Getty Images While the Washington Capitals were resting in their hotel rooms in New York on Thursday night as they prepare for their huge game against the former head coach Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Thursday Report: New York State Of Mind

The Capitals were back to work Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following their 7-2 victory over the Senators Tuesday night. All sights are now set on preparations for Friday night’s big showdown with the first place Islanders in New … Continue reading

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March Metropolitan Madness: The Capitals Will Get a Heavy Dose of the Division As Spring Approaches

The Washington Capitals will play ten of fifteen games against the Metropolitan Division in March. Continue reading

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