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An Analytical Comparison Between Capitals And Round-Robin Opponents

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Earlier this week, we took a look at how the Washington Capitals matched up against their three round-robin opponents offensively, defensively, between the pipes, and in special teams. NoVa Caps takes an even deeper look at … Continue reading

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A Look At Braden Holtby’s Starts To Seasons: Is There A Reason For Concern When Capitals’ Season Resumes?

While the regular season is complete, it is still going to feel very much like a new season when the NHL resumes play after five months in between games due to the coronavirus pandemic. Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby has … Continue reading

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The Capitals Wanted The Fourth Line To Be a Difference Maker. How Is It Doing?

Photo: Getty Images After the Washington Capitals lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games in Round 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, GM Brian MacLellan expressed a desire to upgrade the fourth line after it was a revolving … Continue reading

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Metro Misery – A Look At The Capitals’ Performance Against The Metropolitan Division This Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images While the Washington Capitals have had a nice regular season so far as their 77 points are currently tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning for third in the NHL this season, the Capitals have shown a … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Beat The Lightning?: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: KFGO The Tampa Bay Lightning are arguably the hands-down favorite to win the Stanley Cup in 2019. They hold a remarkable 15-point lead for the top spot in the Presidents’ Trophy Race and seem destined to make a serious … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Capitals’ Homestand: A Potential Turning Point?

The Washington Capitals completed their season-high five-game homestand on Friday, going 4-1-0 in the five games. The Capitals won four consecutive games, taking the final four of the stretch. Overall, the Capitals are 8-2-0 in their last 10 games and … Continue reading

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