Category Archives: Roster Moves

Capitals Re-Sign Defenseman Aaron Ness to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday morning the re-signing of defenseman Aaron Ness. The deal is a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000/$425,000. The prospect spent most of this past season with the club’s AHL affiliate Hershey Bears where he led … Continue reading

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Capitals Add Pheonix Copley to Playoff Roster

The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley from the Hershey Bears. With Game 1 tonight and the Bears season ending this weekend, the Capitals made this roster move for insurance purposes (according to team). Teams are allowed to use … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Brian Pinho to Entry-Level Contract

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals signed forward Brian Pinho to a two-year entry-level contract with an annual cap hit of $833,750 AAV and will report to the team today. 

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Capitals Sign Defenseman Tobias Geisser to Entry-Level Contract

Photo: The Hockey Writers The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Tobias Geisser to a three-year entry-level contract on Thursday. His contract kicks in at the start of next season. His cap hit will be $867K. 

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Capitals Recall Pheonix Copley From Hershey

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley from the AHL’s Hershey Bears, the team announced today. 

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With Ten Games Left, What Are the Biggest Concerns Facing the Washington Capitals As They Hit the Home Stretch?

What issues are the Washington Capitals facing in the final ten games of the regular season? Continue reading

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Trading Places: A Look at Who Went Where Before the Trade Deadline Closed

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Today is February 27, 2018 and the NHL’s Trade Deadline officially closed over 24 hours ago. It was a very busy few weeks leading up to this point for all 31 NHL clubs and last-minute trades were … Continue reading

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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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