Category Archives: Management

Penguins’ Assistant GM Bill Guerin Named Wild GM

Photo: NHL.com The Minnesota Wild named Bill Guerin their fourth general manager in franchise history on Wednesday. He replaces Paul Fenton, who was fired by the team on July 30. Guerin was the Pittsburgh Penguins’ assistant GM for the previous … 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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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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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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What’s Next For Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby?

Photo: NBCSW With most of the questions answered from this offseason for the Washington Capitals, a new issue seems to hang on the horizon. After the 2019-2020 season, center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby can each become unrestricted free … Continue reading

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Bears Sign Tariq Hammond To One-Year AHL Contract

Photo: SB Nation College Hockey Earlier this afternoon, the Hershey Bears announced the signing of 25-year-old defenseman Tariq Hammond. Hammond most recently played for the Binghamton Devils.

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Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson, Christian Djoos Are Two Of 40 Restricted Free Agents To File For Salary Arbitration

Photo: Zimbio According to The Athletic’s Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson and defenseman Christian Djoos, both restricted free agents, filed for salary arbitration before Friday at 5 PM ET, the deadline to file. The dates of each hearing … Continue reading

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Thank You, Burky! A Tribute to Andre Burakovsky

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images With the salary cap lower than expected, key players entering the final years of their deals, and with some big contract decisions coming in the next few seasons, there was no doubt that Capitals’ General Manager … Continue reading

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Even With a Late First Round Pick, the Washington Capitals Have Plenty of Options Entering the 2019 NHL Draft

What is the Washington Capitals game plan entering the 2019 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Salary Cap, And Injury Updates On Conference Call With The Media

Prior to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media via conference call on Thursday afternoon. He touched on numerous topics such as injury updates, trade talk around the NHL, contract negotiation updates, … Continue reading

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