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Washington Capitals Prospect Review and Forecast: Ilya Samsonov

With the 2018 NHL Entry Draft now in our rear view mirrors, we are breaking-down the last 12 months for each of the Washington Capitals prospects and provide a forecast for the coming season. We continue this series of reports with … Continue reading

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John Carlson Signs 8-Year Contract Worth $64 Million With Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Defenseman John Carlson signed an 8-year contract worth $64 million ($8 million AAV) with the Washington Capitals on Sunday evening. The 28-year old defenseman could have become an unrestricted free agent July 1. 

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Vancouver Canucks Have Contacted Capitals’ Pending UFA Jay Beagle

Harry How/Getty Images While longtime defenseman John Carlson (and to some degree Michal Kempny) have been at the forefront of the team’s free agent news, center Jay Beagle’s name came up earlier today as teams begin the interview process with … Continue reading

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Analysis of the 2018 NHL Draft: Washington Capitals

Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Capitals added seven new prospects to the organization this weekend in Dallas. Here is our first analysis of each of the team’s seven selections for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

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John Carlson Tests Free Agent Market

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals and John Carlson have yet to reach an agreement on a new contract extension so the 28-year-old defenseman will test the free agent market, which began Sunday. Carlson cannot sign a contract until next Sunday at noon … Continue reading

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Joe Beninati Wins 12th Capital Emmy Award as Capitals’ Play-by-Play Announcer

Unless one is new to Capitals hockey, every Capitals fan who has watched a game broadcast on television will know and have had the pleasure of listening to the broadcasting duo of Capitals TV play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati and color … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Contract Offer to Michal Kempny

Photo: USA Today Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has been quite busy over the last 48 hours or so, with the 2018 NHL Entry Draft taking up his time the last two days and a plethora of free agents to … Continue reading

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Making the Right Moves: Brian MacLellan Works His Management Magic Yet Again

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his four seasons as General Manager of the Capitals, Brian MacLellan has proved himself to be smart, calculating, and pretty darn effective at getting deals done, whether it be a contract or trade. And the franchise’s … Continue reading

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​​​​Why Being a Caps fan is Good for the Soul

“Sport is friendship, sport is health, sport is education, sport is life, sport brings the world together” – Juan Antonio Samaranch. I recently stumbled upon this quote shortly after watching the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup, and I will never … Continue reading

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Philipp Grubauer Signs Three-Year Contract Worth $10 Million With Avalanche

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Philipp Grubauer signed a three-year contract worth $10 million ($3.33 million AAV) with the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Grubauer was sent to the Avalanche along with defenseman Brooks Orpik from the Washington Capitals for a second-round pick … Continue reading

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