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Preliminary Assessment of Team Goaltending In The Metropolitan Division Heading Into The 2023-24 Season

With a new season on the near horizon, it’s a good time to assess the goaltending situation for each of the teams in the Metropolitan Division. This particular assessment will include last year’s statistics (save percentage, goals against average, etc.) … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Czech Out

Photo:  The Canadian Press With the departure of goaltender Vitek Vanecek via trade to New Jersey and the departure of defenseman Michal Kempny in free agency, the current Washington Capitals team is absent any players born in Czechia for the first … Continue reading

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We Could Have Had….?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Misses: 2014 – 2016

Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is just 10 days away. As part of our pre-draft coverage we present our annual look draft day misses – players the Washington Capitals could have selected, but ultimately decided to … Continue reading

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Review Of NHL East Division Goaltenders: How The Capitals Netminders Stack Up Halfway Through The Season

The last two weeks have seen quite a few changes in the NHL East Division. The Capitals and Islanders have climbed atop the standings, while the Bruins and Flyers have dropped. The last two weeks have also seen significant change … Continue reading

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Return of the Czech Mates: Jakub Vrana and Vitek Vanecek Return To DC for Capitals 2020-21 Season

With the announced start of the NHL Season rapidly approaching, Jakub Vrana and Vitek Vanacek left the Czech Republic enroute to Washington, DC. early Sunday morning.

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Vitek Vanecek Gets a New Mask from David Gunnarsson

Photo: @daveart David Gunnarsson has been known for designing goalie masks for numerous Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears goaltenders over the years. On Thursday, he unveiled his latest creation for Bears goalie Vitek Vanececk. You can follow David on Instagram … Continue reading

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A Look at Vitek Vanecek’s Newest Mask

Photo: Tori Hartman Goalie mask designer Dave Gunnarsson has done it again. The man behind the Capitals goalie masks , including Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer, also creates beautiful art for Capitals goaltenders who have yet to be between the pipes on the … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Capitals Morning Skate (09-11-15)

Jay Beagle and Zach Sill (#23) both returned to Kettler this morning.  The only remaining player yet to skate at Kettler is Alex Ovechkin, who will arrive on September 14th.  The Capitals will again practice at Kettler tomorrow morning, from 9:10 … Continue reading

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