Tag Archives: Offense

Proposing New Forward Lines For Capitals In 2019-20

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After undergoing some changes to the offense in the offseason, the Washington Capitals‘ forward lines will have a different look this season. But how will they look when the team takes the ice on October 2 … Continue reading

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Caps in Da Beauty League: Shane Gersich Tallies Again, Travis Boyd Notches A Goal in Wednesday Night Action

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In a recent post, NoVa Caps brought an update on some action from “Da Beauty League” summer league action in Minnesota in which Capitals Nick Jensen and Shane Gersich each tallied on the scoresheet. Last night, … Continue reading

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Capitals Need More Consistency From Evgeny Kuznetsov This Season

Photo: Sports Illustrated One of the hardest things to do in today’s NHL is to stay consistent over a full 82-game slate. While recording 21 goals and 72 points in 76 games in a season may be impressive for many … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Free Agent Acquisitions: Brendan Leipsic

Photo: Jewels From The Crown After a one-goal performance from the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line in the team’s seven-game series loss in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, change to the trio was inevitable. After locking up forwards … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Free Agent Acquisitions: Garnet Hathaway

Photo: NHL.com After the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line combined for just one goal (which came on a penalty shot) in the team’s seven-game first-round exit of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it was clear that changes were in the offing. General … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Free Agent Acquisitions: Richard Panik

Photo: Yardbarker After trading forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for second and third-round picks in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals signed forward Richard Panik to a four-year contract with a cap hit of $2.75 million. … Continue reading

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With More Cap Space Freed Up, How Will The Capitals Use It?

Photo: Fear The Fin After the Washington Capitals sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for second and third-round picks in 2020 and the rights to forward Scott Kosmachuk on Friday afternoon, they have some cap space … Continue reading

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Rising Up: A Look At Jakub Vrana’s Rapid Growth As A Player and Cornerstone for the Capitals

Photo: USA Today When the Capitals drafted forward Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall selection in the first-round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, they did so with the vision he would one day become a valuable contributor and key … Continue reading

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Climbing the Books: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 was a good season for the Capitals, although they fell short of their ultimate goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions. During the regular season, many of the team’s players managed to reach career milestones.  Prior to the … Continue reading

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Reinvented and Effective: Tom Wilson’s Transformation As A Player A Highlight of the 2018-19 Season

Photo: Adam Hunger/Associated Press While the Capitals’ season ended in less than spectacular fashion, it was not without bright spots. One such highlight was the career season put on by right wing Tom Wilson, who bounced back from an early-season … Continue reading

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