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Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Scores 11th Goal of the Season; Ends 13-Game Scoring Drought

Photo: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images After serving as a healthy scratch for games on April 2 and 4 and returning to the lineup on April 6, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana scored his 11th goal of the season, ending … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Buffalo, 4-3; Justin Schultz Tallies Three Points

Photo: Bill Wippert/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 4-3 at KeyBank Center on Friday night. The win lifted the Capitals into a tie kept them into a tie with the New York Islanders … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 727; Five Goals Shy Of Passing Marcel Dionne For The Fifth-Most All-Time

Photo: Kevin Hoffman/Getty Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin continues to climb the NHL’s All-Time Goals List. On Friday, the 35-year-old scored his 21st goal of the season against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. The goal marked his 727th career … Continue reading

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Wingers And Goaltenders Available At Trade Deadline That Could Fit With The Capitals

Photo: AZ Sports With the NHL Trade Deadline approaching at 3 PM ET on Monday and the Washington Capitals still considering their options, NoVa Caps takes a look at possible fits. The team currently has just $378,456 cap space remaining … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Taylor Chorney Retires From Professional Hockey After Thirteen Seasons

Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images After thirteen seasons playing professional hockey, which include eight in the NHL, former Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney has hung up his skates. The 33-year-old announced his retirement on Thursday.

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Ilya Samsonov’s Second Mask Of The Season Revealed By Artist David Gunnarsson

Image: @DaveArt Earlier this week renowned goaltender mask artist Dave Gunnarsson posted images of his latest creation for Capitals’ netminder, Ilya Samsonov. The mask was designed at the beginning of the year and has been worn by Samsonov since the … Continue reading

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The Seismic Shift In Net Penalties For The Washington Capitals Franchise

Photo: Nick Wass / AP The recent on-ice blunder by former NHL official Tim Peel gave the hockey world a bit of a jolt. Peel was caught on a hot mic openly admitting he was looking to even-up penalties in … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals-Buffalo Sabres Preview: Two Games Remain in Season Series

Photo: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals start a quick two-game road trip on Friday clashing with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington+) before stopping in Boston to take on the Bruins … Continue reading

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Capital Trends: Statistical Trends For The Washington Capitals Through The First 40 Games Of The Season

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images This post will review a number of key rolling statistical averages for the first 40 games of the Capitals season, and detail shifts in the team’s performance over the course of the season. … Continue reading

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