Monthly Archives: June 2015

Though Expected, Green’s Departure Should Not be Taken Lightly, By Michael Fleetwood

(Photo: Washington Capitals) On July 1st, the Capitals will watch one of the best players in franchise history sign with another NHL team. It will be the end of an era in Washington; one filled with much success and record-breaking games. … Continue reading

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Why I’m a Caps Fan, by Zach Hart

Growing up in the Northern Virginia and being a member of the greatest Redskins/Capitals supporting family that the almighty ever put together, my blood boils with the enthusiasm that it takes to be the most committed of fans.  Although my … Continue reading

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Update on Free Agency Status and Remaining Salary Cap

Following today’s signing of Jay Beagle (and the release of Defenseman Patrick Wey and Goalies Brandon Anderson and Edward Pasquale), the Capitals sit at approximately $18.3 million under the salary cap limit.  The following quick graphic provides a complete listing of … Continue reading

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Where does Steve Oleksy end up?

(Photo:NHL) We are now smack dab in the middle of the wheeling and dealing that is tradition each late June and July in the NHL. As a result, the Capitals announced the release of three free agents today. (Edward Pasquale, Brandon … Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Best Available or Team Need?

 (Photo: NHL) If you were the General Manager of the Capitals, or any sports team for that matter, would you draft the best available player or draft players based on positions your team needs to fill?  Let’s talk about both … Continue reading

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2015 Washington Capitals Draft Recap/Free Agency Preview

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz) The Washington Capitals had a busy weekend in sunny southern Florida as they selected four players at the NHL Entry Draft. The Washington Capitals selected Ilya Samsonov (goaltender, 1st round, Russia-JR), Jonas Siegenthaler (defenseman, 2nd round, Swiss), … Continue reading

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Updated: Camping with the Caps, July 7-11th (With Full Schedule)

Next Tuesday (July 7th) marks the start of the Washington Capitals annual “Development Camp”.  The event, open to the public, brings in Capitals’ prospects from all over the world (including draft picks from this past weekend’s draft), for an annual … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Capitals Great Dale Hunter in the Hall of Fame? One Theory.

Could Dale Hunter’s Unprecedented Shot on Pierre Turgeon Possibly Have Cost Him A Spot in the Hall of Fame? Dale Hunter is one of the greatest players in Washington Capitals’ history, no fan could argue that. The former captain finished … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Tribute to Mike Green, By Adam Berner

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Capitals Trade up for Swiss Defenseman, Jonas Siegenthaler

(Photo: Scouting Factory) The Capitals traded their 62nd and 113th picsk overall to the New York Rangers for the Rangers 57th pick overall. With the pick, the Capitals selected 6′-2″, 220 lb Swiss defenseman, Jonas Siegenthaler. Siegenthaler has one year … Continue reading

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