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Ranking The Capitals’ Expansion Draft Scenarios From Best To Worst

Photo: Nick Waas/AP With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft just 18 days away and each team having to lose player to the Seattle Kraken, some teams will lose a significant part of their rosters that will leave gaping holes while … Continue reading

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Could The Capitals Look to Seattle for a Defenseman?

Photo: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images After the Seattle Kraken make their 30 picks in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, they must trim their roster to 23 by opening night. That means that they must trade or send down at least eight … Continue reading

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A Look at Trevor van Riemsdyk’s 2021 Season: Future Regular Starter on Defense?

On October 10, 2020, the Washington Capitals signed right handed defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a one year, $800,000 contract. At the time, van Riemsdyk was looked at as a depth signing, likely slotting in below right handed defensemen John … Continue reading

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.

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Trade Talk: Who Could The Capitals Move In The Off-Season?

Photo: SI After a third consecutive first-round playoff exit, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said he was open to trading any player that would make the team better, with the exception of captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. … Continue reading

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Capitals Player Performance Grades For The 2020-21 Regular Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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The Capitals Defense: Annual Performance Review – Part 2

A few weeks go we took a first look at the Washington Capitals defense and their performance over the course of the 2020-21 regular season (here). In today’s post we’ll expand on that initial evaluation and provide additional context by … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Outlook For The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: NHL.com With the 2020-21 season in the books, the attention for the Washington Capitals now shifts to the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft for the Seattle Kraken, who begin play in October. Teams will have to submit their player protection lists … Continue reading

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Justin Schultz Out, Zdeno Chara In, Ilya Samsonov Starts In Goal Tonight: Notes From Capitals’ Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their game-day morning skate Thursday morning at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. They will face the Islanders in a two-game set tonight and Saturday in New York before the two teams return to the District … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance After 34 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 34 games of their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on March 3, after the first 24 games, or when 40+ percent of the season … Continue reading

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