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Five Questions For The Capitals Entering Training Camp

Photo: Jess Star Photography With training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season set to begin in a couple of weeks, every team enters the season with questions as they start their pursuit of dethroning the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa … Continue reading

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Possible PTO Candidates For Capitals With Training Camp Two Weeks Away

Photo: Eyes On The Prize With training camp just two weeks away, many remaining free agents will sign professional tryout (PTO) agreements as they look for jobs and teams look for low-risk, but possible high-reward solutions to fill the gaps … Continue reading

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Canadiens Don’t Match Hurricanes’ Offersheet To Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Acquire Christian Dvorak From Coyotes

Photo: NHL.com The Montreal Canadiens did not match the Carolina Hurricanes’ one-year, $6.1 million offersheet to restricted free agent center Jesperi Kotkaniemi by Saturday’s 5:30 PM ET deadline to do so and acquired a first-round pick and third, both in … Continue reading

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Five Head Coaches Entering 2021-22 NHL Season On Hot Seat

Photo: NHL.com Entering the 2021-22 NHL season, many coaches are on the hot seat due to their respective teams’ lack of success in the regular-season or Stanley Cup Playoffs. NoVa Caps looks at five head coaches who could be on … Continue reading

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Line Combinations Worth Trying In Preseason For Capitals

Photo: Yahoo! Sports With training camp for the 2021-22 season set to open in less than four weeks and the Washington Capitals scheduled to open their preseason slate on Sunday, September 26, there is an opportunity for head coach Peter … Continue reading

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Five Capitals In Need Of Bounce-Back Seasons

Photo: The Athletic After the Washington Capitals’ third consecutive first-round playoff exit and with many players getting older, the team will need bounce back seasons from several key players to keep their Stanley Cup window alive with the 2021-22 season … Continue reading

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Projecting The Kraken’s 23-Man Opening Night Roster

Photo: Bleacher Report Now that the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft and a majority of player movement across the NHL has passed, many can start projecting the 23-man opening night lineups for every team, including the first-year Seattle Kraken. Some moves … Continue reading

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The Best Trade Acquisitions Of The 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: NHL.com During every NHL season (both in-season or the offseason), teams make trades to improve their roster. While some backfire, a lot end up paying off big time for some teams. NoVa Caps looks at the five best trade … Continue reading

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Should The Capitals Add A Center?

Photo: NBC5 Chicago For the second consecutive season, the Washington Capitals fell in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Once again, part of the reason why was due to their lack of center depth as Evgeny Kuznetsov missed … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Metropolitan Division

Photo: NBC Sports With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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