Daily Archives: June 13, 2018

Defensemen Dollars: How Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s Reported Contract Could Impact the Capitals’ Ability to Re-sign John Carlson

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images When Capitals defenseman John Carlson met with the media earlier today, the biggest topic of discussion was the former first-round pick’s pending unrestricted free agency, when, if he is unable to reach an agreement with the Caps, … Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky will Meet with CCM This Summer to Seek Better Hockey Gloves

Hand injuries have been all too common for Andre Burakovsky. In the past he’s talked about seeing a sports psychologist over the summer. Another thing on his summer to-do list will be a meeting with hockey equipment manufacturer CCM. 

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Evgeny Kuznetsov is Fine from Upper-Body Injury from Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals, Won’t Need Surgery

There was a scare among the Washington Capitals and their fans in the beginning of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals when Evgeny Kuznetsov left the ice after a hit along the boards from Brayden McNabb. Kuznetsov suffered an … Continue reading

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There will be an Element of Business for Tom Wilson This Summer

Tom Wilson will enter the summer as a restricted free agent coming off his best season on the Capitals where he scored 14 goals and 21 assists for 35 points. He also made a smooth transition from the bottom-six to … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny: “I Definitely Want to Be Here”

Photo: NHL The biggest midseason acquisition for the Capitals was trading for Michal Kempny. Like Carlson, Kempny enters the summer as an unrestricted free agent. With their limited cap space, it is likely the Capitals will be able to sign … Continue reading

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John Carlson: “I Love It Here. I Want to Stay Here. But There’s More To It”

The biggest storyline heading into the Washington Capitals offseason is whether or not the team will re-sign pending unrestricted free agent John Carlson. Carlson had his best season with the Capitals, leading all NHL defensemen with 15 goals and 68 … Continue reading

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“It Kind of Fell Off” – Brooks Orpik Talks About Finger Injury from Eric Haula’s Slash in Game 2

When it was Brooks Orpik‘s turn in the media scrum for his exit interview, he talked about the slash he took from Eric Haula in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. It was a slash that resulted in 15 … Continue reading

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Capital Review 2017-18: Dmitry Orlov

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images After the Capitals’ Stanley Cup win and Stanley Cup parade, the NHL season, in terms of game action is officially over. In the coming weeks, teams will begin preparing for the offseason, including the NHL Entry Draft, Free Agency, … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie: The Origin of Drinking Beer Through His Shirt, And More

Photo: @Capitals As T.J. Oshie took to the podium, you can imagine reporters were dying to ask him about the unique way he chugs his beer through his shirt. When was the origin of that? Was that a thing from … Continue reading

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