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A Look in the “Three-Year View” Mirror: Examining Peter Laviolette’s Teams In His Third Season Behind the Bench

After winning the Stanley Cup in 2018, the Washington Capitals followed the resignation of then-Head Coach Barry Trotz by promoting then-associate coach Todd Reirden to the top spot behind the bench. The two subsequent first-round exits resulted in Reirden being … Continue reading

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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems For 2022-23 Season: Part I

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images With a number of teams changing up their goaltending across the NHL this offseason, NoVa Caps takes a look at all of the 32 team’s goaltending situation for the 2022-23 season. We do … Continue reading

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2022 NHL Offseason Grades: Metropolitan Division

Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Draft in the books and most of the key unrestricted free agents under contract for the 2022-23 camapign, teams have changed their teams for the better, worse, or maybe not much. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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2022-23 NHL Offseason Moves Tracker

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports With the 2021-22 NHL season now in the books, teams will look to improve through trades, free agency, the entry draft, and more ways. NoVa Caps provides a list of every move throughout the offseason.

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The Five Worst Contracts In The Metropolitan Division

Photo: Sporting News With NHL free agency set to open in around three week’s time, there are some bargains given out as well as some mammoths that puts huge strains on team’s salary caps every year. NoVa Caps looks at … Continue reading

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Report: Flyers Hire Tortorella To Be Head Coach

Photo: 6ABC According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, the Philadelphia Flyers named John Tortorella head coach on Thursday after firing Alain Vigneault on December 6 and opting not to give interim Mike Yeo the full-time gig, even though he will remain … Continue reading

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Report: Former Capitals’ Head Coach Trotz Turns Down $7 Million Offer From Flyers, Buys $1.5 Million House In Nashville Suburb

Photo: Sporting News According to Crossing Broad, head coach Barry Trotz turned down an offer that would have paid him over $7 million per season to become the Philadelphia Flyers head coach before buying a $1.5 million house in the … Continue reading

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Report: 6-7 NHL Teams Reach Out To Trotz, Who Could Make Around $6 Million On Next Deal

Photo: Sportsnet According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, 6-7 NHL teams have contacted head coach Barry Trotz’s camp and are getting the impressing that he will cost around $6 million per season to lure.

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Report: Jets Interview Trotz For Head Coaching Vacancy; 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Will Interview With Flyers On Friday

Photo: USA Today According to Crossing Broad, Barry Trotz will meet with the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday after interviewing for the Winnipeg Jets’ head coaching job on Tuesday.

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Alex Ovechkin Records 131st Career Game-Opening Goal, Tied For Second On All-Time List

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored the game’s first goal in the Capitals’ 9-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. It’s the 131st time in his career that he’s scored the game’s first goal, tying … Continue reading

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