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Releasing the Kraken: A Look At the Seattle Kraken’s Historical Home Opener

NHL On December 4. 2018, the National Hockey League awarded Seattle, Washington, an expansion franchise, the second such team to join the league’s existing teams after the Vegas Golden Knights began play in the 2017-18 season.

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Dancing Through The Devils For A Goal: Daniel Sprong Scores First Goal of 2021-22 Season In Impressive Fashion

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images During the 2020-21 season, forward Daniel Sprong emerged as a potential impact player for the Washington Capitals, impressing with offensive skill and good skating ability. During the second period of the Capitals’ game against the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Lightning 2-1 In Overtime, Alex Ovechkin Scores Third Goal of the Season

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena on Saturday night in overtime by a score of 2-1. The win-loss brings their record to 1-0-1 on the young 2021-22 season.

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Game 1, Goal #1: Hendrix Lapierre Scores First NHL Goal In NHL Debut

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals drafted forward Hendrix Lapierre in the first-round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, there were probably not many who thought the 22nd overall pick would make his NHL debut just … Continue reading

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2021-22 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With the 2021-22 NHL regular season set to begin later this week, NoVa Caps concludes their annual division preview series with the Metropolitan Division.

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Next Man Up And A Night of Fisticuffs: T.J. Oshie Fights Flyers’ Garrett Wilson After Hit on Michal Kempny, Nick Jensen Drops Gloves In Fiery Preseason Tilt

Rob Carr/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny’s return from injury for the 2021-22 season was a welcome sight for all who have followed the blueliner’s struggle with injuries the last few seasons. With that in mind, it was no … Continue reading

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Don’t Know What Hit Them: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson Score 56 Seconds Apart in Preseason Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

With star Center Nicklas Backstrom still dealing with recovery from a hip ailment, the Washington Capitals are looking for the team’s other top forwards to pick up their offensive game in his absence. Two of those, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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2021-22 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season nearing its halfway point, our division preview series looks at the Atlantic Division.

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2021-22 Central Division Preview

Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season underway, it is time to preview each of the four divisions. NoVa Caps continues their annual season previews by division with the Central Division.

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2021-22 Pacific Division Preview

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images With training camps for the 2021-22 NHL season to open later this week and preseason set to begin over the weekend, it is time to preview each of the four divisions. NoVa Caps begins their annual … Continue reading

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