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How Much Has Carl Hagelin’s Absence Hurt The Capitals’ Penalty Kill So Far?

If we rewind the clock back to the trade deadline during the 2018-19 regular season, the defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals were struggling mightily on the penalty kill. Before acquiring Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings for a … Continue reading

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The Capitals Special Teams Are Heading In Opposite Directions

The play of the special teams has always garnered significant attention from the Capitals faithful, but it’s almost always centered on the Capitals’ high-caliber power play. When the power play is hitting on all cylinders, things are right in Washington. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Assistant Scott Arniel Joins Staff In Winnipeg

Photo: Coaches Association In his introductory press conference as head coach of the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, Rick Bowness confirmed that former Washington Capitals assistant Scott Arniel will join his staff.

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Report: Capitals’ Assistant Arniel Among Five Candidates For Jets’ Head Coaching Job

Photo: Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, Washington Capitals assistant coach Scott Arniel is among five candidates for the Winnipeg Jets’ head coaching vacancy.

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Report: Assistant Coach Arniel “An Apparent Lock” To Leave Capitals, Join Jets’ Staff

Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Murat Ates, assistant coach Scott Arniel is “an apparent lock” to join the Winnipeg Jets’ coaching staff for the 2022-23 NHL season as an associate. Arniel has been an … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette On Trevor Van Riemsdyk And Jonas Siegenthaler: “I Do Believe Those Two Players Not Playing Are NHL Defensemen”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette said that he told some players not to practice on Monday depending on how much they played in the team’s three games in four days. Tuesday’s game at the Pittsburgh Penguins (7 PM ET, … Continue reading

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Hurricanes vs. Capitals: Special Teams Matchup

As game 1 of the first round series between the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes closes in, NoVa Caps is preparing a series of “deep dives” on specific key elements of the matchup.  We continue our “deep dives” into … Continue reading

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