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Lightning Players, Staff Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Return To Informal Skates

Photo: Carrie Underwood Fans The three Tampa Bay Lightning players and two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19, which forced the team to shut down their facilities for five days after phase two of the NHL’s return-to-play plan opened … Continue reading

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A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Open Training Facilities

Sportsnet journalist Chris Johnston is reporting that the Tampa Bay Lightning have reopened their training base and that players can return to training on a voluntary basis.

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NHL Releases Weekly Update on COVID-19 Testing and Cases

Photo: NHL via Getty Images As a condition of a formal agreement in place between the league, teams and players, the NHL will now be providing all official announcements regarding testing for COVID-19 and subsequent cases detected as a result … Continue reading

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Multiple Players & Staff of the Tampa Bay Lightning Test Positive for Coronavirus; Training Facility Shut Down

Photo: Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times TSN Insider Bob McKenzie reported on Friday that three unnamed players and two staffers from the Tampa Bay Lightning are believed to have tested positive for Coronavirus. They have temporarily shut down their training facility … Continue reading

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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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How Do The Capitals Stack Up Against Their Round-Robin Opponents?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images While most teams will give all they have in a best-of-five qualifying round series to make the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, eight teams, including the Washington Capitals, will play a three-game round-robin against the other top … Continue reading

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Captain & NHL Team Pups Thank Frontline Healthcare Workers

Photo: @CapsPup Today is National Superhero Day, which honors superheroes both real and fictional. The NHL team pups sent a special message to frontline healthcare workers calling them “everyday heroes”, especially in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Which Teams Has The NHL Pause Helped And Hurt?

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, it came at a good time for some teams around the league that were getting away from their game … Continue reading

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A “Hot Stick” in the Sunshine State – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – March 19, 2009

Photo: AP/Mike Carlson In mid-March of the 2008-09 season, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was chasing the 50-goal milestone for the third time in his career, in his fourth season in the NHL. At that time, the Capitals were … Continue reading

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