Category Archives: Management

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Talks to the Media About Losing Michal Kempny, Potential of Re-signing Hagelin, Justin Williams, and More

With the Capitals set to begin their quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champions on Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes, General Manager and Vice President of Hockey Operations Brian MacLellan met with the media to discuss a myriad of topics, … Continue reading

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GMBM on Ice: A Look At Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s NHL Career

Photo credit: Unknown Over the 100-plus years of the NHL’s existence, many former players have gone on to work for teams’ front offices in multiple roles, providing teams with a valuable amount of knowledge of the game of hockey and … Continue reading

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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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Thank You DSP! A Reflective Thanks to Devante Smith-Pelly

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After a confusing start to the Capitals’ morning practice, it is now apparent that right wing Devante Smith-Pelly’s time as a member of the Capitals is most likely coming to an end, after the team announced … Continue reading

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Doing Business in Chocolatetown – A Look At the Philosophical Change to the Hershey Bears

Photo: Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News  For the longest time the Capitals and their American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears were arguably the most successful parent and farm club duo in all of hockey, as years of stockpiling high draft picks … Continue reading

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Report: Andre Burakovsky May Want A Better Opportunity Elsewhere, Caps’ Asking Price Deemed Too High By Other Teams

Throughout the last month or so, Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky has been the subject of trade chatter throughout the league, with the Caps reportedly seeking a similar player and mid-to-high draft picks in return in any potential trade. While the … Continue reading

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Seattle Awarded NHL Franchise

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Tuesday that the city of Seattle was awarded the 32nd NHL franchise. The team will start playing in the 2021-22 season. 

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Maple Leafs Sign RFA Forward William Nylander To Sign Six-Year Contract Worth $45 Million

Photo: Sportsnet TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that forward William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to a six-year contract worth an average annual value of $6.9 million right before the 5:00 deadline for him to sign a contract. He … Continue reading

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Honoring Abe: The Man Who Brought The NHL To Washington

As Stanley Cup rings are delivered and a banner prepared for revealing, it is appropriate to reflect on those responsible for bringing a Stanley Cup to Washington. Of course, fans can thank the players, coaches, General Manager Brian MacLellan, and … Continue reading

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