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For Capitals’ Prospect Ilya Samsonov, “The Future Is Now”

For many, the anticipation began building more than four years ago, back in the spring of 2015. Any reasonable hockey fan knew the transition would take time, and patience would be required. The teenage phenom would need to spend two more … Continue reading

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2019-20 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2019 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents remain … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign 2019 First-Round Pick, Connor McMichael To Three-Year Entry-Level Deal

Photo: Jewels From The Crown The Washington Capitals announced on Friday afternoon that they have signed center Connor McMichael, the team’s first-round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. The team selected the 18-year old with … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Sign Ryan Dzingel To Two-Year, $6.75 Million Contract

Photo: Howlin’ Hockey After forward Michael Ferland left Raleigh to sign a four-year contract, $14 million contract ($3.5 million AAV) with the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, the Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday morning that they have signed center Ryan Dzingel to … Continue reading

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Burgdoerfer, Hughes Signings Add Veteran Presence to Hershey Blue Line

Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire, Via Associated Press With the loss of veteran defenseman Aaron Ness in free agency and the pending departure of Ryan Sproul, Tyler Lewington was left as the lone veteran presence on the Hershey Bears’ blueline. The Hershey … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rookie Tournament Set To Take Place From September 5-10 In Nashville

Photo: Predators.com The Washington Capitals‘ annual rookie tournament will take place from Thursday, September 5 through Tuesday, September 10 in Nashville, Tennessee, just prior to the start of training camp. The Capitals have participated in the tournament regularly, though it … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign 2019 Second-Round Pick, Brett Leason To Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals announced on Thursday afternoon that they have signed forward Brett Leason, their second-round pick (56th overall) in the 2019 NHL Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract that carries a cap hit of $750,000.

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Ryan & Lucas Johansen Host Second Annual Charity Golf Classic

Photos: ERHF Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation and Ryan and Lucas Johansen once again hosted the Ryan and Lucas Johansen Charity Golf Classic on Tuesday at the Swaneset Golf and Country Club in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia. This was the second year … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign 2019 Third-Round Pick, Aliaksei Protas To Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

Photo: CHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday morning that they have signed center Aliaksei Protas to a three-year entry-level contract, which carries a cap hit of $716,666. The Capitals selected Protas, 18, in the third-round (91st overall) of the … Continue reading

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NHL Sets Dates For Arbitration Hearings; Capitals’ Christian Djoos, Chandler Stephenson’s To Take Place On July 22, August 1, Respectively

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The NHL released dates for salary arbitration hearings on Tuesday afternoon. Washington Capitals’ restricted free agents, defenseman Christian Djoos and forward Chandler Stephenson, will have their cases heard in front of a neutral arbitrator in … Continue reading

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