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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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NHL Announces Five Award Winners For 2020-21 Season

Photo: The Athletic The NHL announced the winners for the Vezina (best goalie), Norris (best defenseman), Calder (best rookie), Ted Lindsay (MVP voted by the NHLPA), and Hart (MVP) Trophies on Tuesday night.

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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’ Vitek Vanecek Joins Czech Goalie Project “Saves Help”

Photo: AP Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek is now a member of the “Saves help” project, a non-profit started by goalie Šimon Hrubec in which fellow Czech goaltenders from the NHL, Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), and the Czech Extraliga (top-tier … 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’ 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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Lars Eller Skates, T.J. Oshie And Vitek Vanecek Do Not Participate In Morning Skate; Daniel Sprong Skates With Extras

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, who left the second period during Game 2 of the team’s first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins with a lower-body injury, participated in the team’s morning skate prior to Game 3 at … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Participates In Capitals’ Morning Skate On Wednesday; Connor McMichael Makes Trip To Boston, Participates In Morning Skate

Capitals’ center Lars Eller was a participant in the team’s morning skate this morning at TD Garden in Boston. Eller left with a lower body injury in Game 2 on Monday and did not return.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov Skate, Will Travel With Capitals To Boston; Vitek Vanecek, Lars Eller Day-To-Day

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced after the Washington Capitals‘ optional practice on Tuesday that goaltender Ilya Samsonov and center Evgeny Kuznetsov, who each came off of the NHL’s COVID-19 list and started skating over the weekenda fter two weeks on … Continue reading

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Craig Anderson Appears To Be Capitals’ Game 2 Starter; Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov Skate As Extras

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media prior to Game 2 against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Monday (7:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NBCSN nationally) that goaltender Vitek Vanecek, who left the first … Continue reading

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