Capitals Approach Huge 7-Day Span That Could (Should) Significantly Re-Shape Team


The Washington Capitals (and the rest of the NHL) head into the biggest week of the off-season next week as the NHL draft (July 7-8), qualification of restricted free agents (July 11) and the opening of free agency (July 13) all occur within a seven-day span. It’s likely we could see a very different Capitals team begin take shape over that span. Continue reading

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Report: Capitals A Suitor For Ducks Goaltender Gibson

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According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs are the suitors for Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson. Though, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman said that he does not believe that the Maple Leafs are interested in him. Continue reading

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Report: Jets To Name Former Stars Bench Boss Bowness To Be Next Head Coach

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According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Winnipeg Jets will name former Dallas Stars bench boss and Tampa Bay Lightning assistant Rick Bowness to be their next head coach. Continue reading

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Will Russia Prevent Return Of Their Players This Summer? Brian MacLellan Has Concerns: “I Think A Lot Of Us Are Worried”


There has been plenty of discussion (some coherent, some not) regarding Russian NHL players and whether they should be allowed to keep playing in the NHL following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine earlier this year. There are valid points on both sides of the argument. Continue reading

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Capitals Officially Release 2022-23 Preseason Schedule

The Washington Capitals officially announced their preseason schedule for the 2022-23 season on Friday morning. They will play six games. Continue reading

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Report: Sharks Fire Head Coach Boughner, Rest Of Coaching Staff

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According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the San Jose Sharks fired head coach Bob Boughner and his staff on Thursday night. Continue reading

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Report: Bruins To Hire Former Stars’ Coach Montgomery To Become Next Bench Boss

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According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, the Boston Bruins will name former Dallas Stars bench boss Jim Montgomery, who spent last season as an assistant on the St. Louis Blues’ staff, as their next head coach. The sides agreed to a contract for around three years and $6 million. Continue reading

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Red Wings Name Former Lightning Assistant Lalonde Head Coach

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Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman today announced that the team has named Derek Lalonde the 28th head coach in franchise history. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov Participate In Alexander Semin’s Farewell Game

Earlier this month we reported that former Washington Capitals forward Alex Semin has decided to retire from professional hockey. To mark the occasion, Semin decided to hold one final game for charity in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov: “We Have The Experience And Everything Else To Win”

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Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman Dmitry Orlov made their way to Krasnoyarsk, Russia on Wednesday to participate in former teammate Alexander Semin’s farewell game on Thursday. As part of his visit, Orlov met with Russian media while he was attending a 3-on-3 tournament in Krasnoyarsk on Wednesday. Continue reading

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