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Where Did Everybody Go? Capitals First Round Draft Picks Could Be Few And Far Between On Opening Night

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals have generally been a team that has populated their lineup with numerous first-round picks from the NHL draft. However, the 2022-23 opening night roster could have a dearth of Capitals first-rounders, especially first-rounders selected by … Continue reading

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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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Best NHL Goaltenders Likely On The Market This Offseason

Photo: Sportworld With goaltending being the Washington Capitals’ biggest need entering the offseason, according to GM Brian MacLellan, who could fit with what they are looking for? NoVa Caps takes a look at pending unrestricted free agents as well as a … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz Earns 900th Career Win

Photo: Bill Greenblatt/UPI The New York Islanders’ victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night marked head coach Barry Trotz’ 900th career win. Trotz, who coached the Washington Capitals to a Stanley Cup victory in 2018, became just the third … 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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“And The Washington Capitals Select…”: Recent Washington Capitals Drafts to Remember

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In this post we will take a look at some of the more memorable drafts in which the Washington Capitals participated. This includes drafts that are remembered, due to events leading up to the draft, including … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Islanders: Season And Head-To-Head Metrics

Welcome to  crunch time. We’ve officially flipped the calendar to April and that means the Capitals are set to begin their most challenging month of the 2020-21 regular season. Washington will play 15 games in the next 29 days with … Continue reading

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Review Of NHL East Division Goaltenders: How The Capitals Netminders Stack Up Halfway Through The Season

The last two weeks have seen quite a few changes in the NHL East Division. The Capitals and Islanders have climbed atop the standings, while the Bruins and Flyers have dropped. The last two weeks have also seen significant change … Continue reading

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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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Review Of East Division Goaltenders: How Do Capitals Netminders Stack Up Against East Division Goaltenders

As we predicted prior to the start of the season, the NHL’s East Division has proven to be the most competitive of the four new divisions designated for this unique 56-game season. After the first 21 games, the goal differential … Continue reading

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