Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

The Latest from the Washington Capitals Rumor Mill: John Carlson, Todd Reirden, Barry Trotz, Salary Cap

It’s that time of year again, the infamous “silly season”. Between the NHL entry draft and player free agency, the wheels of change are in motion. Here are the latest rumors and news bits from the world of the Washington … Continue reading

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Opinion: Capitals’ Refusal to Give Barry Trotz Term on A New Contract is A Mistake That Could Cost Them Big

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images When it was announced that former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz had resigned from his post after negotiations on terms of his two-year extension fell through, there was likely shock running all throughout the fan base. Just … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule

Photo: Sporting News The NHL released the full 2,542 game regular season schedule for all 31 teams. The 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals will open their season at home on Wednesday, October 3 against the Boston Bruins and will … Continue reading

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Next In Line? A In-Depth Look At Capitals Coaching Favorite Todd Reirden

While some may still find it hard to believe the announcement of Barry Trotz’ resignation as Head Coach of the Capitals (and subsequent signing with the New York Islanders), the fact is that the Capitals will be looking for their … Continue reading

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The Capitals Finished Last in the League in Shots Per Game This Season and Won The Stanley Cup: How Rare Is That?

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Wayne Gretzky once famously said, “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”. Sage life-advice from the “Great One”. However, that quote seemed to have very little impact on the 2017-2018 Washington Capitals, as … Continue reading

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Capital Review 2017-18: Nicklas Backstrom

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

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Islanders Hire Barry Trotz As Head Coach

Photo: Zimbio After Barry Trotz resigned as Capitals head coach on Monday afternoon, he did not stay unemployed for very long. The New York Islanders hired Trotz on Thursday afternoon. The Islanders were the only other team in the NHL … Continue reading

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