Category Archives: Roster Moves
“We’ll Continue To Monitor the Trade Market”: Capitals GM Brian MacLellan Outlines Offseason Agenda, Talks Adding Pacioretty, Edmundson
Screenshot: Washington Capitals “Open-minded” is a word that could define Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s press conference this afternoon, following the Capitals’ moves on the opening day of NHL free agency on July 1. The nine-year GM touched on … Continue reading
Capitals GM MacLellan on Selecting Eighth Overall in 2023 Draft: “Everybody In Our Organization Is Excited About the Player We’ll Be Able to Draft In That Spot”
Screenshot: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 2023 offseason officially got underway on Monday, with the team receiving confirmation via the NHL Draft Lottery that they will make the eighth overall selection in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.
“I Think Our Mindset Going Into It Was We Were Going to Try and Trade For Young Players If the Opportunity Presented Itself”: Brian MacLellan on the Capitals’ Trade Deadline Approach
Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ trade deadline selloff set in motion a shift in philosophy for the team, who had been avid buyers at deadlines’ past. The team acquired and recalled a number of young players and … Continue reading
Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan on 2023 Trade Deadline: “I Think We Had to Straddle A Line, What’s Best For the Future, What’s Best For Our Team in the Future”
Screenshot: Washington Capitals The 2023 NHL Trade Deadline saw the Washington Capitals’ front office make transactions that left no doubt as to their outlook on the 2022-23 season and the results thus far. General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with the … Continue reading
While it may be hard to believe, Brian MacLellan has been the General Manager of the Washington Capitals for eight years. Since being named to the post held by his predecessor George McPhee for 17 seasons in April 2014, MacLellan … Continue reading
“I Think We Ran Out of Time to Wait For It”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Talks Overhauling Goaltending, Free Agency Decisions
Screen cap: @Capitals After a busy first day of free agency, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on the decisions made by the team to address a number of their roster needs.
Jeff Chiu/Associated Press After the New York Rangers acquired Vincent Trocheck in free agency, another Metropolitan Division team made headlines via trade, as the Carolina Hurricanes acquired longtime San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns.
Photo: Steven Ellis/The Hockey News Another NHL Entry Draft is in the books, as the 2022 draft concluded on Friday. The Washington Capitals were busy, selecting seven players: three left wingers, two centers, and two defenseman.
Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan
Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading
Photo: NHL.com On Tuesday, the Washington Capitals placed defenseman Dennis Cholowski on waivers, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The Capitals also re-assigned forward Brett Leason to the AHL’s Hershey Bears.