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Canucks Cancel Sunday’s Practice Out Of COVID-19 Precaution

Photo: Wikipedia The Vancouver Canucks announced on Sunday that they have canceled their training camp activities for the day out of precaution after players could have been exposed to COVID-19. The NHL will announce if any players tested positive for … Continue reading

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Report: Penguins Cancel Saturday’s Practice Due To Possible COVID-19 Exposure

Photo: Pittsburgh Hockey Now The Pittsburgh Penguins canceled their practice and scrimmage on Saturday for precautionary reasons after possibly being exposed to COVID-19, according to NHL.com’s Wes Crosby.

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2020-21 Central Division Preview

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the realigned divisions are set and with the 2020-21 season just days away, NoVa Caps continues with their division previews. Today, we look at the Central Division, which features both Stanley Cup finalists:

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The Last Men Skating: A Look At Players Who Have Stood the Test of NHL Time

NHL It is always a momentous occasion when a player gets drafted into the NHL, and event marked every year with coverage of the NHL Entry Draft, which includes the expected anticipation of which player will be drafted first overall. … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuk Scores His First Goal Since Returning to the KHL

KHL Ilya Kovalchuk, who last played in the NHL with the Washington Capitals and departed for the Kontinental Hockey League on Christmas Day, scored a goal in his debut on December 30 for Avangard Omsk, the KHL team with which … Continue reading

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2020-21 West Division Preview

Photo: Dave Sandford/Getty Images As the realigned divisions are set and with the 2020-21 season just two and a half weeks away, NoVa Caps continues with their division previews. Today, we look at the West Division:

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Report: Sabres’ Casey Nelson Only Player To Opt Out Of 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson is the only player to opt out of the 2020-21 NHL season.

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Capitals Sign Conor Sheary To One-Year, $735,000 Contract

Photo: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed forward Conor Sheary to a one-year contract that carries a $735,000 cap hit. He became an unrestricted free agent on October 9 after the Pittsburgh Penguins … Continue reading

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Three Capitals’ Players Who Must Bounce Back In 2020-21

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL inches closer towards the start of the 2020-21 season, every team has key players that will need to bounce back after a personally-disappointing 2019-20 season. NoVa Caps looks at three Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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Family Ties: The Second Time Around – Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes And the Drafting of Extended Family

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Over the years, there have been many a time when an NHL team drafts a player with the hopes that they can be a building block for the franchise, only to be disappointed by said prospect’s development, … Continue reading

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