Tag Archives: NHL

The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Capitals Near Top In Hardest Schedule For Playoff Push

Photo: 93.7 The Fan – Radio You know when you play the Presidents’ Trophy leaders three times in the final 11 games of the season that you have to be in the top for the hardest schedule around the playoff … Continue reading

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Flyers Rally Past Penguins, 4-3 (OT), After Trailing 3-1 In Third Period at 2019 NHL Stadium Series at Lincoln Financial Field

Photo: @NHLFlyers The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 4-3 (OT) in the 2019 NHL Stadium Series at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, on Saturday night. The game had a sellout crowd of 69,620, the … Continue reading

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With the Acquisitions of Hagelin and Jensen, the Capitals Receive Some Much-Needed Speed

The Washington Capitals hope to bolster their chances of winning the Stanley Cup by adding quickness to their lineup. Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Third Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 61 games in the 2018-2019 season, it’s time for our third quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the third quarter … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Trade Deadline Deal Tracker

Photo: Sportsnet As the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline approaches on February 25, NoVa Caps is tracking all of the deals that are made until the clock hits 3 PM that day. Please check back daily for any trade news. You … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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All Present!: A Look At Where the Capitals Stand in Fan Attendance

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images In any major league sport, fans are what drives revenue for the individual league and each individual team. While it may not be the most popular of the four major North American sports leagues, the … Continue reading

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A Look At Defensemen The Capitals Could Potentially Target With Under Two Weeks To Go Until The Trade Deadline

Photo: Los Angeles Daily News With the NHL Trade Deadline less than two weeks away, it’s time to start looking at some potential defensemen that the Washington Capitals could target. We previously looked at possible trade candidates for depth on the … Continue reading

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