Tag Archives: Vegas Golden Knights

The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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Super Sunday Hockey: A Look at the Capitals’ Performance on Super Bowl Sunday Over the Years

Photo: Mitchell Layton/NHL via Getty Images While Tom Brady and the New England Patriots and Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams will be hoping to come out with a win on Sunday, the Capitals will also be hoping to … Continue reading

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What the Vegas Expansion Draft Tells Us About What to Expect in the Seattle Expansion Draft in 2021

Photo: The Athletic After watching the Vegas Golden Knights‘ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final a season ago, teams are rethinking their expansion draft strategies as they prepare for Seattle’s entry into the league in 2021. Anxious to avoid … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the NHL and its Fans Regarding the “Wilson Effect”

Photo: Sportsnet Capitals right wing Tom Wilson has endured his fair share of drama over the course of the 2018-19 season, from an initial 20-game suspension that ended up being reduced, to being ejected from a game for an innocent … Continue reading

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Sophomore Success: Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Continues to Find Success in His Second Season in the NHL

Photo: Washington Capitals Capitals forward Jakub Vrana showed flashes of his tremendous potential in his rookie season in 2017-18, recording 27 points in 73 games played in the team’s Stanley Cup-winning season. And his offensive talent has been on full … Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves Won’t Face Supplemental Discipline For Hit On Tom Wilson

Photo: Yahoo! Sports Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves will not face supplemental discipline for his hit on Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson in the Golden Knights’ 5-3 win over the Capitals on Tuesday night at T-Mobile Arena. Reaves, 31, was … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Knights 5-3: Jakub Vrana Scores Twice; Tom Wilson Leaves Game With Injury

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 Tuesday night in Las Vegas. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 15-9-3 (33 points) on the season. The Caps are now off to Arizona for a battle with … Continue reading

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Capitals Tom Wilson Injured on Blindside Hit From Ryan Reaves

After avoiding any discipline for an innocent in the Capitals’ recent tilt against the New Jersey Devils, right wing Tom Wilson was on the receiving end of a nasty blindside hit towards the second period of the Capitals’ Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Back In Vegas Baby!

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in preparations for their first visit to see the Vegas Golden Knights since they hoisted the Stanley Cup there on June 7. Puck drop … Continue reading

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