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“It’s Been A Pleasure To Play All Those Years With One Organization”: Alex Ovechkin Speaks on His New Contract, What It Means to Stay In Washington, and His Career Going Forward

While there was really never a doubt in anyone’s mind that a deal would be done, when the ink was put to paper on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s new, five-year, $47.5 million deal on the day before free agency, … Continue reading

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Rangers Acquire Ryan Reaves From Golden Knights For 2022 Third-Round Pick

Photo: Toronto Star The New York Rangers acquired right-wing Ryan Reaves from the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.

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Deep Dive: A Closer Look at Capitals Draft Pick Chase Clark

Photo: Tri-City Storm On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals selected goaltender Chase Clark in the sixth round (183rd pick overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Clark, who was born on April 8, … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Acquire Vitek Vanecek From Kraken In Exchange For Jets’ 2023 Second-Round Pick

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals re-acquired goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Seattle Kraken on Wednesday night in exchange for the Winnipeg Jets’ 2023 second-round pick, according to NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes. Vanecek was the Kraken’s pick from the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Sign Lucas Johansen; Sign Two Defensemen, Goaltender Hunter Shepard To Two-Way Contracts

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Lucas Johansen to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$95,000), signed defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year, two-way contract ($750,000/350,000), defenseman Dylan McIlrath to a two-year, two-way contract (2021-22: $750,000/450,000; 2022-23: $750,000/475,000) and goaltender … Continue reading

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Report: Washington Capitals Believed to Have Interest In Re-Acquiring Vitek Vanecek From Seattle Kraken

The Canadian Press After re-signing captain Alex Ovechkin and trading away defenseman Brenden Dillon in the days leading up to NHL free agency 2021, the Washington Capitals’ most pressing need was to find a goaltender to shore up the gap … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Goaltender Philipp Grubauer Signs Six-Year, $35.4 Million Contract With Kraken

Photo: Sportsnet The Seattle Kraken signed unrestricted free agent and former Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a six-year contract that carries a $5.9 million cap hit on Wednesday.

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NHL July 28 Free Agency And Trade Tracker

Photo: Canes Country With free agency opening on Wednesday at 12 noon ET, many players joined with new teams via the open market or trade while others signed contract extensions with their current NHL club. NoVa Caps tracks every signing … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Goaltender Braden Holtby Signs One-Year Contract With Stars After Getting Contract Bought Out By Canucks

Photo: NHL.com After the Vancouver Canucks bought out the final year of former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s two-year contract that carried a $4.5 million cap hit, the Dallas Stars signed the 31-year-old unrestricted free agent to a one-year contract … Continue reading

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Devils Sign Dougie Hamilton To Seven-Year, $59.99 Million Contract; Hurricanes Trade Warren Foegele To Oilers For Ethan Bear, Sign Antti Raanta

Photo: The Athletic The New Jersey Devils will sign unrestricted free agent right-handed defenseman Dougie Hamilton to a seven-year contract that carries a $8.57 million cap hit on Wednesday. After losing him, the Carolina Hurricanes acquired right-handed defenseman Ethan Bear … Continue reading

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