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Who Could Be Moved At The Trade Deadline? Player Trade Ratings For The Capitals’ Organization

As the NHL Trade Deadline approaches next month, NoVa Caps gives out trade ratings to every player and major prospect in the Washington Capitals‘ organization. The ratings provide a basic classification for the availability of the player being utilized in … Continue reading

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Stars Shine At KHL All-Star Skills Competition; Former Capitals Alexander Semin and Dmitrij Jaskin Participate

Yury Kuzmin/KHL The NHL is currently gearing up for the 2020 All-Star Game (featuring Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden, defenseman John Carlson, goaltender Braden Holtby, and right wing T.J. Oshie), which is set to take place this weekend (January 25-26) … Continue reading

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Make it 30! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two First Period Goals After Getting Clipped By High-Stick, Joins Elite Company with 30th Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just a few after scoring two goals in the first period of a 2-0 shutout win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin repeated the feat against the New Jersey Devils, in Thursday night’s … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It: Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal Just Seconds After No-Goal Call Against the Senators

Over the course of his 15-season NHL career, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been gold against the Ottawa Senators, entering Tuesday night’s game at Capital One Arena with 27 goals and 47 points in 46 games played against the Sens. … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Geoff Burke/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 41 games in the 2019-2020 season, it’s time for our annual quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the second quarter of … Continue reading

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Decade of Dominance: A Look At Individual Moments and Milestones of the Last 10 Years of Capitals Hockey

During the last decade, the Capitals led the NHL in wins, and were the third-most successful team in any decade, one marked by playoff failures, fantastic regular season success, and the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in 2018. During this period … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael Is Ready For Any Role In 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship

When he first arrived at the Team Canada Junior Summer Showcase last summer, it was thought that Capitals’ 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael would serve as an injury replacement player for the Team Canada. However, after a great start to … Continue reading

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St. Nick Gets No. 900! Nicklas Backstrom Records 900th NHL Point in 900th Career Game Played With Alex Ovechkin

Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images As if recording a primary assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal in their 900th game played together was not enough, Capitals Alternate Captain Nicklas Backstrom added another milestone to his already acclaimed NHL career by … Continue reading

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Appreciating The Consistency And Longevity of Alex Ovechkin Compared to His Peers

Throughout his career, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin has been a consistent goal scorer  with longevity being one of his resounding strengths. His productivity in the goal department has remained steady, even into his age-34, in which he has scored 21 … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Boost: Capitals’ Bottom-Six Come Up Big in Third Period With Two Quick Tallies

Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images For the last few games, the Capitals have had the full compliment of their intended lineup this season and while it took a few games, the team’s chemistry has begun to work. Nowhere in their … Continue reading

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