Hurricanes’ Coach Rod Brind’Amour Wins Jack Adams Award

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The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour has won the 2020-21 Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s coach of the year. Brind’Amour is the first Whalers/Hurricanes head coach to receive the honor.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Voted Best Shot, Nicklas Backstrom Voted Best Passer By NHL Players

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was voted the best passer in the NHL by the players’ association in their annual poll released on Thursday. The vote featured 490 NHL player participants answering 14 questions. Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Michael Sgarbossa To Two-Year Deal

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The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Michael Sgarbossa to a two-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The contract will pay Sgarbossa $750,000 NHL/$425,000 AHL in 2021-22 and $750,000 NHL/$500,000 AHL in 2022-23. Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Garrett Pilon To Two-Year Contract

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The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Garrett Pilon to a two-year, $1.5 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Pilon’s contract will be a two-way contract ($750,000/$110,000), while the second year will be a one-way contract ($750,000). Continue reading

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Capitals Extend Defenseman Bobby Nardella

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CapFriendly is reporting that the Washington Capitals have extended defensive prospect Bobby Nardella. The two sides have agreed on a two-year extension that will keep the 25-year-old under contract through 2022-23. Continue reading

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Linemate for Life: Captain Matched With Retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey

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After nearly two years of training and hard work and graduating from America’s VetDogs on Sunday, Captain’s moment has finally come. On Wednesday, the official service dog was matched with retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey. Continue reading

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John Carlson’s Performance in 2021: Elite Offensive Production, Question Mark Defensively

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Now a seasoned veteran and established member of the Capitals’ core group of players, John Carlson is a known commodity. When it comes to offensive production, Carlson is in the elite echelon of performers, but it’s becoming more apparent that Carlson isn’t quite as polished, defensively. The 2020-21 season further reinforced that belief. Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary: “I Still Believe That My Future Is Connected To The Washington Capitals”

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Washington Capitals prospect Martin Fehervary’s 2020-21 season didn’t go the way he originally envisioned last summer. Instead of breaking through and securing a spot on the Capitals blueline, the 21-year-old spent a majority of the season in AHL Hershey. Fehervary was initially disappointed in the AHL assignment, but in the end, he learned to move past it and turned in another solid season with the Bears. Continue reading

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

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The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense. Continue reading

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Report: Rangers Reach Agreement To Hire Gerard Gallant As Head Coach

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According to The New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the New York Rangers have reached an agreement to hire former Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant as their bench boss. According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, his contract will be for four years. Continue reading

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