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The Metropolitan Division Contenders’ Performance — Week of March 17-23

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL Via Getty Images With the end of the 2018-19 NHL regular season approaching, NoVa Caps examines the performance of the teams in contention for playoff position in the Metropolitan Division. At the present time, there are five … Continue reading

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The Capitals Line Rush Of The Game: Jakub Vrana Pads Lead Going Five-Hole On Breakaway

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals did not come up with their best effort on Sunday despite beating the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1 to snap their two-game losing streak. For Sunday’s Rush of the Game, we … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Flyers – Inside The Numbers

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images The Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday wasn’t the most high-scoring affair, but an ultimately crucial one for the Caps in their push for the Metropolitan Division title. In this piece, … Continue reading

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Capitals Ground Flyers 3-1; Tom Wilson & Jakub Vrana Score Their 22nd Goals of the Season

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 Sunday afternoon in the District. The win improves the Caps record to 44-24-8 (96 points) on the season. The Capitals next hit the ice on … Continue reading

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NHL Game Of The Week Preview: Capitals Finish Season Series With Flyers in Sunday Matinee

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals look to finish the season sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers when the two teams meet on Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. After a 5-3 victory against the Flyers on January 8 at … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Tyler Lewington From AHL Hershey

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals recalled defenseman Tyler Lewington from the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Saturday afternoon. This likely serves as a corresponding move as defenseman Michal Kempny, who suffered a lower-body injury after wrestling with Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Acquisition Of Carl Hagelin Proving To Be Another Solid, Quiet Add

Photo: NHLPA After the Washington Capitals‘ “under the radar” move of acquiring defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2018 third-round pick led to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, the team decided to go with the … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Wild – Inside The Numbers

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images You can’t win them all. After having a great game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals put up a dud against the Minnesota Wild. But it’s important to remember the Caps … Continue reading

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Wild Tame Capitals 2-1; Brett Connolly Scores Again

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Minnesota Wild edged the Washington Capitals 2-1 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss drops the Capitals record to 43-24-8 (94 points) for the season. The Capitals are back on the … Continue reading

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Nova Caps Mailbag: Your Questions About Tampa Bay, The Slingshot Formation, and Brooks Orpik’s Stickwork

In the midst of a busy stretch of games, including some so-called measuring stick contests, we dipped into the old NoVa Caps mailbag to answer your questions.

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