Category Archives: Free Agency

Coaching Changes in Chocolatetown: Additions Behind the Hershey Bench and Within the Capitals Front Office Could Make A Difference For the Bears in 2019-20

Photo: NHL The 2019 offseason has been a busy one for the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears. After the addition of a few veteran players to a returning core that lost some longtime team leaders, as well as … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Sign Jake Gardiner To Four-Year Contract Worth $16.2 Million

Photo: Hockey Troll The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday that they have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract, which will carry a cap hit of $4.05 million. Gardiner was the one of the best unrestricted … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Run for #12 In Hershey

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears made quite a few moves this offseason, all aimed at improving the forward corps, as well as the blueline, for the upcoming season. With the addition of new, young talent and the signing of skilled NHL … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Prospect Chase Priskie Signs Two-Year Entry-Level Contract With Hurricanes

Photo: Quinnipiac The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Saturday morning that they have signed defenseman Chase Priskie, the Washington Capitals’ sixth-round draft pick (No. 177 overall) in 2016, to a two-year entry-level contract. Priskie’s contract, which has a signing bonus of … Continue reading

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An Early Look At The 2020 Stanley Cup Favorites

Photo: Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times As NHL training camp opens in about six and a half weeks, teams have been looking to make tweaks to take the next step as an organization whether that is towards becoming a Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Lightning Sign Former Capitals Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk To One-Year, $1.75 Million Contract

Photo: Blueshirt Banter The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Monday morning that they have signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. The 30-year old became an unrestricted free agent on July 31 after the New York … Continue reading

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Training Camp Battles: With Roster Moves Coming, the Capitals Will Have Plenty of Competition for Depth Positions

Which players will push for the remaining roster spots for the Washington Capitals in 2019 training camp? Continue reading

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With Sergei Bobrovsky, Andrei Vasilevskiy Contracts Done, One Thing Is Clear: Capitals’ Braden Holtby Is Going To Get Paid, But How Much? [Readers’ Poll]

Photo: Pinterest On Monday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to an eight-year contract that carries an average annual value of $9.5 million. Vasilevskiy’s contract comes on the heels of goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky’s … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals, Chandler Stephenson Settle On One-Year, $1.05 Million Contract

According to CapFriendly, the Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with forward Chandler Stephenson on a one-year contract worth $1.05 million. Stephenson, 25, became a restricted free agent on July 1 and filed for salary arbitration ahead of the deadline … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Central Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: Sports Illustrated General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators have added superstars such as forward Joe Pavelski and center … Continue reading

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