Tag Archives: Nicklas Backstrom

An Early Look At Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: Washington Times With 50 games of the regular season in the books, NoVa Caps takes a look at some of the NHL roster decisions Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan will have to make for 2019-20 when June and July … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Players & Families Depart for Vacations

Photo: @SebMollden The Capitals returned home from Toronto late Wednesday night and officially began their All-Star break and bye-week. The Capitals are now off until 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 31, when they hold their first practice after break at … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex [Photos]

It’s been a tough week for the defending Stanley Cup Champions, as their losing streak has now stretched to a season-long four games, including a loss last night to former bench boss Barry Trotz. Regardless of the current rough patch, … Continue reading

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Capitals at Predators – Inside The Numbers: Ready, Set…..Nope

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images It was bad from the start, with brief glimmers of hope interlaced within an otherwise decisively poor outing for the defending champs. A well-rested Predators squad took full advantage of a team playing … Continue reading

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Positive Player Progression: Jakub Vrana is Taking His Game to the Next Level

Jakub Vrana is becoming the next big-time Washington Capitals star. Continue reading

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Capitals at Bruins – Inside The Numbers: Capitals “Old Guard” Answer-Goals Give Caps Win

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Bruins outplayed the Capitals in this one, winning most statistical categories with the exception of the one that matters most, the final score. Alex Ovechkin would score a pair of goals for a 4-2 … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Clash: Washington at Boston Preview

The Washington Capitals face the Boston Bruins for the second time in the 2018-19 regular season. Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Chaos: The Capitals Cannot Afford to Have Any Bad Weeks in the Winter Months

The Washington Capitals are going to face a tough winter versus the rest of the Metropolitan Division. Continue reading

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NHL To Hold “Last Man In Vote” With Nicklas Backstrom As The Capitals’ Nominee

Photo by David Becker/NHLI via Getty Images Some may have noticed that the NHL left off a man when they announced the All-Star Rosters earlier this evening. While some, including myself, raised eyebrows, it turns out that the league is … Continue reading

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