Category Archives: Roster Moves

Dowd Do You Do?: A Closer Look at Capitals Center Nic Dowd

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America After the departure of longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle in free agency, the Capitals were seemingly left with a hole at the fourth-line pivot position for the first time in several seasons. In order … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Sign Madison Bowey To Two-Year Contract Worth $2 Million

Photo: Zimbio The Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Madison Bowey to a two-year contract worth $2 million ($1 million AAV), the team announced early Thursday evening. The defenseman became a restricted free agent on July 1. 

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which teams stock is up, down, or unchanged in the Metropolitan Division for 2018-19? Continue reading

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How Will Marc-Andre Fleury’s New Contract Impact Braden Holtby’s Contract Situation in 2020?

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Friday morning, the Vegas Golden Knights announced that they have signed franchise goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a three-year contract extension worth $21 million ($7 million AAV). The contract gave Fleury the third-highest cap hit by … Continue reading

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How State Taxes Are Factored Into Contracts

Photo: The Sportster CapFriendly.com tweeted on Tuesday afternoon how income taxes are considered in contracts. This came after Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov signed an eight-year contract extension worth $76 million ($9.5 million AAV) on Tuesday. Kucherov, who was … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson: What Is He Worth to the Capitals?

Tom Wilson and the Washington Capitals are still talks of a new contract. Continue reading

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How Will The Capitals Replace Brooks Orpik?

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals have done a great job of keeping the core pieces intact from their Stanley Cup run by re-signing key players such as defenseman John Carlson, defenseman Michal Kempny, and forward Devante Smith-Pelly, but they had to … Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look At Why Tom Wilson Has Not Signed A New Deal

Heading into the 2018 offseason, the Capitals’ to-do list mountain was one many believed would be difficult to climb, with the likes of John Carlson, Michal Kempny, and Devante Smith-Pelly (among others) in need of new contracts after outstanding 2017-18 … Continue reading

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Jay Beagle Signs Four-Year Contract Worth $12 Million With Canucks

Photo: Boston Herald Center Jay Beagle signed a four-year contract worth $12 million ($3 million AAV) with the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced on Sunday afternoon. 

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