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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems (Or Trios) For 2022-23 Season: Part III

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images After a lot of NHL teams changed their goalie outlook whether that is for the better or worse this offseason, NoVa Caps concludes their series in looking at all 32 situations in the … Continue reading

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Tournament Summary For Current And Former Washington Capitals Players Who Participated In The 2022 IIHF World Championship

Photo: Team Slovakia The IIHF World Championships were completed on Sunday after Team Finland beat Team Canada in the Gold Medal game. While there were no Washington Capitals players in the Gold Medal game, there were plenty of current and … Continue reading

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New Men in Net — Debut Games For Washington Capitals Goalies

Photo: Washington Capitals In the history of the Washington Capitals, 51 men have played at least one game in goal. Among the 51, some made their NHL debut with the Capitals while others made their NHL debut with another team … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That – The Goalie Go-Round Edition

Photo: David Zalubowski / AP This was an off season where goalie movement was truly a carousel, with many goalies switching teams through either the expansion draft, free agency, or trades. In fact, several teams replaced their entire goaltending corps. … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That: 2021 Offseason Edition

Photo: Alex Ovechkin What an offseason so far! While the offseason between the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons is shorter than usual, it’s been somewhat eventful. The flat salary cap has given General Managers incentive to jettison players they would normally … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2021 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: KDVR It has been a wild offseason across the NHL so far, with an expansion draft, the reigning Vezina Trophy winner (and another Vezina nominee) changing teams, and a bunch of high-profile names being available via trade or expansion … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Does Not File For Salary Arbitration; Red Wings’ Jakub Vrana Among 17 Players That Did

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Capitals goaltender and restricted free agent Ilya Samsonov did not file for salary arbitration by Sunday’s 5 PM ET deadline to do so. Because he did not file for arbitration, it is assumed that Samsonov feels … Continue reading

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Report: Washington Capitals Believed to Have Interest In Re-Acquiring Vitek Vanecek From Seattle Kraken

The Canadian Press After re-signing captain Alex Ovechkin and trading away defenseman Brenden Dillon in the days leading up to NHL free agency 2021, the Washington Capitals’ most pressing need was to find a goaltender to shore up the gap … Continue reading

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.

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Netminders Inc. : A Look At The Washington Capitals’ Production of Goaltenders

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered new waters in the 2020-21 season with two young goaltenders with little and no major experience at the NHL level in Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek, after the departure of longtime netminder … Continue reading

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