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Capitals Statistical Comparison Between 2017-18 With Previous Season

Image: Washington Capitals Championship video trailer In this edition of stats analysis, NoVa Caps compares Washington Capitals player statistics between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.  This includes those who improved the most in each of the major statistical categories and … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson: What Is He Worth to the Capitals?

Tom Wilson and the Washington Capitals are still talks of a new contract. Continue reading

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Chasing Pucks and Making Blocks: Chandler Stephenson’s Speed and Defensive Prowess Key in the Capitals’ Playoff Run

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In winning Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday night, the Capitals not only proved their status as true contenders, but also forced a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. One of the key moments of … Continue reading

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Behind the Stats: Digging Deeper Into the Capitals/Blue Jackets First Round Matchup

A statistical breakdown between the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets before they head into their first postseason matchup. Continue reading

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The Balance of Power in the Eastern Conference: Is the Metropolitan Division Stronger than the Atlantic Division?

From top to bottom, which Division in the NHL Eastern Conference is more competitive? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals: Second Quarter Review- 2017-2018

Believe it or not, but the Capitals’ season is halfway over. The team has played 41 games (exactly half of the 82-game season) and have performed quite well despite a rash of injuries, a less-experienced blueline, and the offseason departures … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 2-1 Shootout Win Vs Edmonton

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Sometimes you have to thank one guy for getting you a win. Tonight the Capitals can thank one of the best goaltenders in the world, Braden Holtby, for their 2-1 shootout victory over the Edmonton … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 4-1 Win Vs Pittsburgh

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images I’ll stop short of saying that this was a great game by the Washington Capitals, but it was a very good game. It was Washington who walked away 4-1 winners on Friday night … Continue reading

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Scoring Chance Creation a Real Problem for Capitals

​ Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since the Capitals lost to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night, much has been made about the Capitals’ inability to generate shots and scoring chances. The reaction seems a bit of an … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 3-1 Loss At Buffalo

If you like high-flying offense with a lot of goals, the game between the Washington Capitals and Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night was not the game for you. This was a game between two average offensive teams and only one … Continue reading

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