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The Defense Rests: Long-Haulers Keith Yandle, Zdeno Chara, and PK Subban Retire From NHL

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Tuesday marked the retirement of three long-time NHL defensemen: Keith Yandle, Zdeno Chara, and P.K Subban. It is a momentous occasion when a player makes it to the NHL. But no matter how great a … Continue reading

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Zdeno Chara Announces Retirement

After 24 NHL seasons, former Washington Capitals defenseman Zdeno Chara announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday. Chara, 45, made the announcement on his Instagram page.

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End of the Road?: NHL Veterans Still Unsigned For 2022-23

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With NHL Training Camps set to start in less than two weeks, a number of NHL veteran free agents still remain unsigned for the 2022-23 season and could be facing the end of their careers in … Continue reading

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Best Remaining UFAs With Two Weeks Left Until NHL Training Camps Open

Photo: NBCS With training camps across the NHL set to open in two and a half weeks, there are a number of players still looking for jobs and will likely get at least a shot at one since teams have … Continue reading

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End Of The Road? Former Washington Capitals Players Still Unsigned For The 2022-23 Season

Photo: NHL The 2022-23 NHL season is less than two months away, with training camps starting in about a month. There are still numerous Unrestricted Free Agents still on the market who have yet to sign a contract including several … Continue reading

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Zdeno Chara Becomes 7th Islanders’ Player On COVID Protocol List; Brock Nelson Out 2-4 Weeks

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Metropolitan Division pre-season favorite New York Islanders are suffering. After beginning the season on a 13-game road trip while their new arena was being finished, the team went 5-6-2. Then the Islanders lost their … Continue reading

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Four Offseason Moves By The Capitals That Hit The Bullseye – Addition By Subtraction

If you’ve followed NoVa Caps for any decent amount of time, you know we call it like we see it, and will criticize when criticism is necessary. This includes any questionable moves made by Capitals General Manager Brian McLellan. We’ve … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Plays In 1,200th Career NHL Game

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played his very first game on October 5, 2005, a home game for the Washington Capitals against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Ovechkin played in his 1,200th career NHL games Tuesday night.

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The Last Men Skating: A Look At Players Who Have Stood the Test of NHL Time – 2021-22 Preseason Edition

New York Islanders It is always a momentous occasion when a player gets drafted into the NHL, an event marked every year with coverage of the NHL Entry Draft, which includes the expected anticipation of which player will be drafted … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Zdeno Chara Signs One-Year Contract To Return To Islanders

Photo: CBS Boston The New York Islanders announced on Saturday that they have signed former Washington Capitals left-handed defenseman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract at an unknown cap hit. The 44-year-old became an unrestricted free agent on July 28.

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