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Minding The Net: Which Team Has The Best Goaltending Tandem in the Metropolitan?

The Metropolitan Division has no shortage of elite and extremely talented goaltenders manning the cage for their respective teams. From solidified veterans like Henrik Lundqvist and Braden Holtby, up-and-coming talents like Carter Hart and MacKenzie Blackwood, and a fringe elite … Continue reading

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Part 2: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Atlantic Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: NHL In Part 2 of our series for projecting out the 2019-20 NHL standings by division, we’ll be analyzing the Atlantic Division. At a glance, the Atlantic is the home to some of the best teams in the NHL, … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Flyers – Inside The Numbers

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images The Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday wasn’t the most high-scoring affair, but an ultimately crucial one for the Caps in their push for the Metropolitan Division title. In this piece, … Continue reading

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Insert Here: How Carl Hagelin Fits With The Washington Capitals

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images As the old saying goes, “If you can’t beat em’, join em’.” Well, it isn’t exactly like that, but the Washington Capitals got tired of playing against Carl Hagelin almost every playoffs the last eight years and … Continue reading

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Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review – 2018-2019 Season

With the Washington Capitals having played 41 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to conduct a second quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the second quarter of the Capitals’ season … Continue reading

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Aging Like a Fine Wine: Alex Ovechkin’s Fantastic Start to the 2018-19 Season More Spectacular Than Meets the Eye

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With the Capitals at the Christmas break of the 2018-19 season, captain Alex Ovechkin has already scored 29 goals and added 14 assists for a total of 43 points in the 34 games … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Biggest Surprises Among 5-on-5 Point Producers This Season

Photo: Flipboard Through almost 30 games of the season, there are plenty of surprising 5-on-5 point producers on the Washington Capitals, some good and some bad. In this piece, NoVa Caps takes a look at some of those surprises on … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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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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