Category Archives: Lineups

Capitals’ Development Camp Scrimmage Recap – Connor McMichael Scores, Adds Another In Shootout

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals concluded their 2019 Devolpment Camp with a scrimmage, which the red-sweatered team beat the white-sweatered one in a shootout by a score of 3-2. Center Connor McMichael, the team’s first-round pick in the 2019 NHL … Continue reading

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With More Cap Space Freed Up, How Will The Capitals Use It?

Photo: Fear The Fin After the Washington Capitals sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for second and third-round picks in 2020 and the rights to forward Scott Kosmachuk on Friday afternoon, they have some cap space … Continue reading

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The Capitals Will Likely Go Bargain Hunting During the 2019 NHL Free Agency Frenzy

The Washington Capitals will likely remain relatively quiet for the 2019 NHL Free Agency frenzy. Continue reading

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Five UFA Targets That Could Help Improve The Capitals’ Fourth-Line

Photo: LV Review-Journal It has been reported that Washington Capitals‘ GM Brian MacLellan‘s top priority entering free agency next week is to improve the team’s fourth-line, which was a revolving door during the 2018-19 campaign. The line’s spotty performance during … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Acquire Erik Haula From Golden Knights In Exchange For Nicolas Roy, Conditional Fifth-Round Pick

Photo: Sporting News The Carolina Hurricanes acquired center Erik Haula from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward prospect Nicolas Roy and a conditional fifth-round pick in 2021, the teams announced late on Wednesday night.

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2019 NHL Draft Winners and Losers

Which teams are the big winners and losers from the 2019 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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After Being A Healthy Scratch With Blackhawks, Michal Kempny Has Become Pivotal Piece For Capitals

Photo: Sporting News When the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a third-round pick in the upcoming draft on February 19, 2018, it was considered a minor move around the NHL.

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Examining A Mock Trade That Could Help The Capitals Clear Cap Space And Add Defensive Depth

Photo: LA Kings Insider The Washington Capitals need more cap space in order to re-sign their restricted free agents, most notably forward Jakub Vrana, and get more active on the unrestricted free agent market than they have as of recent years. … Continue reading

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Fixing the Bottom-Six Conundrum: The Washington Capitals Have Plenty of Work To Do in the 2019 Offseason

General Manager Brian MacLellan and his staff have plenty of work to do in the 2019 offseason. Continue reading

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Looking At How The 2018-19 Capitals And The 2019 Stanley Cup Finalists Were Built

Photo: NBC Sports Boston As the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues get set for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night at TD Garden (8 PM ET, can be seen on NBC), NoVa Caps looks at … Continue reading

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