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Odds To Win 2023 Vezina Trophy Released By Vegas Oddsmakers

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Vegas oddsmakers continue to release their odds for the 2022-23 NHL season, and next up are the odds for the Vezina Trophy. The Trophy is awarded to the NHL’s best goalie at the end of … Continue reading

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Counting on Kuemper: Examining Expectations For Darcy Kuemper Entering His First Season In Washington

Andy Cross/The Denver Post The Washington Capitals entered the 2022 offseason looking to redesign their goaltending, after the youthful tandem of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek failed to produce a clear number one option. Making a splash in the free … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Martin Hugo Has Joins Former Capitals Vitek Vanecek and Jakub Vrána In Exhibition To Celebrate HC Letci Letnany’s 20th Anniversary

Photos: iSport Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Hugo Has participated in an exhibition game to celebrate HC Letci Letnany’s 20th anniversary on Saturday in Czechia. The game included former Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrána and goaltender Vitek Vanecek. All three players … Continue reading

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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems (Or Trios) For 2022-23 Season: Part III

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images After a lot of NHL teams changed their goalie outlook whether that is for the better or worse this offseason, NoVa Caps concludes their series in looking at all 32 situations in the … Continue reading

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Targeting A Tender: Which Goaltender Should The Capitals Acquire?

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made it clear in his season-ending interviews that the top priority for the Capitals this offseason is acquiring a veteran starting goaltender. The shift in strategy comes on the heels of two seasons of … Continue reading

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Capitals Deal Vanecek, Pick 46 To Devils For Picks 37 And 70

Photo: Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals traded goaltender Vitek Vanecek, along with the 46th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, to the New Jersey Devils for picks 37 and 70 in Saturday’s draft. The 26-year-old could … Continue reading

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Keep, Trade Or Cut? Who Should Stay And Who Should Go On The Washington Capitals?

As we enter an important off-season for the twilight of the Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan are figured to shakeup the current roster. With four straight first round bounces after hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup in … Continue reading

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Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading

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2022-23 NHL Offseason Moves Tracker

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports With the 2021-22 NHL season now in the books, teams will look to improve through trades, free agency, the entry draft, and more ways. NoVa Caps provides a list of every move throughout the offseason.

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Grading Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves From The 2021-22 Season

Photo: NBC Olympics Another year of Washington Capitals hockey has come and gone as has another round of moves after a third straight first-round exit in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They did not work out as well as everyone … Continue reading

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