Category Archives: Roster Moves

Capitals Acquire Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens

Source: Last Word on Hockey The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday afternoon. Washington sent their 2019 fifth round pick to Montreal for the 26-year old blueliner. 

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Capitals Acquire Defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks

 In need of some NHL-ready defensive depth with two rookies (Madison Bowey and Christian Djoos) playing in their top four, the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday afternoon. 

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Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Primer: Buyers, Sellers, and Team Needs

What will the Metropolitan Division clubs do at the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline? Continue reading

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From Hartford to Hershey: A Closer Look at the New Bears in Town

Earlier today, news broke that the anticipated rebuilding “trade sale” of the New York Rangers had official begun. While they didn’t add any household names like Ryan McDonagh or Rick Nash, the Capitals have already come to terms with New … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Joe Whitney and Adam Chapie from New York Rangers in Exchange for John Albert and Hubert Labrie

Photo: AHL The Capitals bolstered their forward depth today, acquiring forwards Joe Whitney and Adam Chapie from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward John Albert and defenseman Hubert Labrie.

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With the NHL Trade Deadline Looming, What Defensemen Could the Capitals Have on their Radar?

Will the Washington Capitals trade for a defenseman before the NHL Trade Deadline? Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Jason Chimera Trade

Mark Goldman/Icon SMI It was on December 28, 2009, when the Washington Capitals traded right winger and then-captain Chris Clark and defenseman, Milan Jurcina to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for left winger Jason Chimera. 

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One Trade At The Trade Deadline: Proposing A Trade That Could Benefit the Capitals

 The Washington Capitals are in a very tricky spot organizationally. They lost a lot of talent during the offseason and were committed to a “retool”. But now, slightly more than halfway through the regular season, the team is sitting in … Continue reading

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Despite the Offseason Roster Turnover, Brian MacLellan Knew What He Was Doing

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan made tough decisions last summer and has kept a competitive team intact. Continue reading

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Brian Bellows – A Short But Memorable Capitals Career

Photos: Getty Images Brian Bellows spent the last part of the 1997-1998 season and the entire 1998-1999 season with the Washington Capitals.  The Caps turned out to be the last team for which he played.  While his tenure with the … Continue reading

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