Category Archives: Management

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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8 Burning Questions For The Stanley Cup Champion Capitals Entering Training Camp

Photo: NBC Sports With the start of Capitals’ training camp set for September 13th, NoVa Caps takes a look at the major concerns of this team going into camp. The team started out last year going 11-10-1 in their first … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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Avalanche Put Brooks Orpik on Waivers For Buyout Purposes

Photo: Sporting News The Colorado Avalanche have put defenseman Brooks Orpik for purposes of buying out the final year of his contract. 

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The Path to the Draft: Philipp Grubauer Should Draw Interest Around the League

Will Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer be traded before the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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Report: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Receives Contract Extension

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Saturday night during the Washington Capitals Stadium Series game with the Toronto Maple Leafs, news broke on the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast. Reporter Nick Kypreos announced that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is going to … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Plan for the Trade Deadline: A Measured Approach

With the trade deadline now just two weeks away, the Washington Capitals general approach is beginning to take shape. It’s appearing more and more unlikely that the Capitals will go “all in” at the trade deadline, as has been the … Continue reading

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