Category Archives: NHL

Can Devante Smith-Pelly Become the Next Brett Connolly?

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images When the Capitals signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly in free agency a few weeks ago they did so, not expecting him to replace departing Top 6 right wing Justin Williams but, as a player that could help … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Will Remain A Competitive Team in 2017-18

Will the Capitals still remain a Stanley Cup Contender in 2017-18? Here are 5 reasons why they will be. Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov is Ready to Take the Step Into Superstardom

Photo: NHL Dmitry Orlov’s hockey career was once in jeopardy due to setbacks after undergoing surgery on a broken wrist, but looking at his performance the last two seasons, one wouldn’t even know it. One of the NHL’s most promising … Continue reading

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Who won the offseason thus far?

Photos: TSN The offseason has been a busy one so far. A lot of teams have gotten better through free agency, the draft, and trades with other teams. It’s hard to name just one team because a lot of teams … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Nick Laham/Getty Images Unlike the 2009 and 2010 NHL Entry Drafts, the 2011 draft did not have a clear-cut favorite player to be picked with the first overall pick. Whereas the previous two drafts featured Tyler Seguin, Taylor Hall, and … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Pays Tribute to the Players that Have Departed This Offseason (Video)

Photo: Washington Capitals In the weeks since before the NHL Expansion Draft, the Capitals have undergone some significant changes, from losing promising young defenseman Nate Schmidt in the draft to trading longtime forward Marcus Johansson. General Manager Brian MacLellan has … Continue reading

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While the Moves Made (So far) This Summer May Say Otherwise, Caps Fans Need to Trust Brian MacLellan

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post  After another disappointing end to their season, the Capitals’ offseason got off to a promising and nice start with the re-signing of right wing T.J. Oshie to an eight-year contract. After losing defensemen Nate Schmidt … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Philipp Grubauer to One Year Deal

Photo: NHL The Capitals made it clear that their main focus this offseason would be to lock up their restricted free agents to new contracts and they made it a priority to re-sign right wing T.J. Oshie. One of those … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Memorable Moments From Marcus Johansson’s Capitals Career

After seven seasons with the team, forward Marcus Johansson was traded to the New Jersey Devils just a few days ago to give the Capitals cap space to re-sign restricted free agents Andre Burakovsky and Philipp Grubauer to new contracts. … Continue reading

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Caps Re-sign Andre Burakovsky to Two-year Contract

Photo: Sports Illustrated Having already locked up three of their five restricted free agents (Brett Connolly, Dmitry Orlov, and Evgeny Kuznetsov), the Capitals continued to check off the rest of their to-do list as they announced the signing of young … Continue reading

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