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Why Capitals Should Pursue Acquiring Canucks’ J.T. Miller

Photo: Hockey Wilderness The Washington Capitals are in need of a center after Nicklas Backstrom underwent surgery to resurface his left hip and are reportedly interested in acquiring J.T. Miller from the Vancouver Canucks.

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Why The Capitals Should Extend An Offersheet To Maple Leafs’ RFA Rasmus Sandin

Photo: Pension Plan Puppets With pending unrestricted free agent Justin Schultz not expected to re-sign with the Washington Capitals, the team has an opening on their third defensive pairing. Since no prospects appear ready to take on that role, they will … Continue reading

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Why The Capitals Should Sign Pending UFA Ilya Mikheyev

Photo: NHL.com With right-wing Tom Wilson out until some time around Thanksgiving and the NHL All-Star Break, the Washington Capitals will have to replace him especially after T.J. Oshie was limited to just 44 games last season due to injury … Continue reading

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March NHL 2021-22 Power Rankings: Flames, Bruins On The Rise; Red Wings, Ducks Fall Off Cliff

Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline in the rearview and teams’ rosters set in ink for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, NoVa Caps takes a look at where all 32 teams stand with a new edition … Continue reading

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Capitals 2021-22 Season Player Grades Through NHL All-Star Break

With the 2022 NHL All-Star Game in the books, the 2021-22 regular season is about to enter its peak level when games resume on Monday. With 47 games of the Washington Capitals’ season in the books, NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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Projecting The Capitals’ Lineup When Anthony Mantha Returns

Leading up to the NHL Trade Deadline on March 22, the Washington Capitals will almost certainly be buyers but have yet to see their optimal lineup this season due to injuries and COVID-19 and likely will not until left-wing Anthony … Continue reading

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January NHL 2021-22 Power Rankings: Islanders, Panthers Rise; Flyers, Capitals Fall

Photo: Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images With the 2021-22 NHL season set to enter the All-Star break after Wednesday’s games, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our monthly power rankings. Some teams have moved slightly while the expected contenders … Continue reading

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December NHL 2021-22 Power Rankings: Predators, Canucks See Biggest Jumps; Oilers Fall The Most

Photo: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images With the 2021-22 NHL season set to resume on Tuesday, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our monthly power rankings. Some teams have moved slightly while the expected contenders have taken big leaps. … Continue reading

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November NHL Power Rankings

Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images With a quarter of the 2021-22 NHL season in the books, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our monthly power rankings. Some teams who were expected to be near or at the bottom … Continue reading

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October NHL 2021-22 Power Rankings

Photo: Greg Forweck/Getty Images With the month of October almost in the books, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our power rankings. Some teams who were expected to be near or at the bottom have surprised so far this … Continue reading

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