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A Review Of Common Strategies For Dodging The NHL’s Salary Cap

Photo: NHL Since the salary cap was implemented as part of the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement prior to the 2005-06 season, teams have taken advantage of loopholes to jettison a player who seemed overpaid relative to their perceived value. Many … Continue reading

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The Final Showdown: Schedule For The 2021 Stanley Cup Final

Photo: NHL.com (Scott Audette, Getty Images) The matchup for the 2021 Stanley Cup Final is set. On Friday afternoon, the schedule was announced. Then on Friday night, the matchup was finalized when the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York … Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Dougie Hamilton On Five-Game Second Round Loss To Lightning: “We Lost To A Team $18 Million Over The Cap”

Photo: DonBest After the Carolina Hurricanes’ five-game series loss in the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Tampa Bay Lightning, defenseman Dougie Hamilton had some choice words during his teams’ locker room cleanout day.

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Decimated Front-Runners – Serious Injuries for NHL Contenders to Start the 2020-21 Season

NHL The long-delayed 2020-21 NHL season will start off with several of the top teams missing important players. Nova Caps looks at the significant injuries affecting each of those teams. Only injuries expected to impact a player’s ability to start … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Lightning 3-2 (SO) In First Round Robin Game For Seeding

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 (shootout) in their first postseason round robin game Monday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit to ultimately … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Supremacy: Which Teams Will Challenge the Capitals the Most in 2019-20?

The Washington Capitals will have some tough competition in the Eastern Conference in 2019-20. Continue reading

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Team Russia Remains Unbeaten, Blanks Team Switzerland 3-0; Capitals Dmitry Orlov With Assist

Team Russia downed Team Switzerland 3-0 Sunday evening at Ondrej Nepala Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tampa’s Nikita Kucherov registered two of the Russian’s three goals. The Russians remain unbeaten in the preliminary round, going 6-0. Team Russia has one more … Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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