Category Archives: Roster Moves

What Will the 2020-21 Capitals Roster Look Like?

Prior to the shutdown of NHL operations due to COVID-19, there were reports that the salary cap ceiling could increase to a value between $84M and $88.2M. Given the fact that the NHL may lose revenue from the key stretch … Continue reading

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NHL Roster Freeze To Take Place At 5 PM ET On Monday

Photo: Anaheim Calling After forward Kieffer Sherwood was placed on waivers by the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday and cleared on Monday while the NHL is on pause due to the coronavirus, the league will have a roster freeze in effect … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Salary Cap Expected To Be Between $84-88.2 Million

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told reporters on Wednesday that the salary cap will likely be between the range of $84-88.2 million for the 2020-21 season. The official number will likely be set in June, around the NHL Draft. The … Continue reading

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The Capitals Wanted The Fourth Line To Be a Difference Maker. How Is It Doing?

Photo: Getty Images After the Washington Capitals lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games in Round 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, GM Brian MacLellan expressed a desire to upgrade the fourth line after it was a revolving … Continue reading

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Did The Capitals Make The Right Decision In Trading Chandler Stephenson Over Travis Boyd?

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images When Washington Capitals forwards Chandler Stephenson and Travis Boyd returned to Arlington in September for training camp, they knew it was going to be the NHL-equivalent of Survivor: only one of the two was likely to … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade Christian Djoos to Anaheim Ducks in Exchange for Daniel Sprong

After trading for forward Ilya Kovalchuk yesterday evening, the Washington Capitals dealt defenseman Christian Djoos to the Anaheim Ducks on the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday afternoon.

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Report: Hurricanes Acquire Sami Vatanen From Devils, Brady Skeij From Rangers

Photo: The Athletic The Carolina Hurricanes acquired defensemen Sami Vatanen from the New Jersey Devils and Brady Skjei from the New York Rangers just prior to the NHL Trade Deadline at 3 PM ET on Monday afternoon. The Rangers got … Continue reading

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Report: Penguins Reunite With Connor Sheary, Acquire Evan Rodrigues From Sabres, Send Dominik Kahun To Buffalo

Photo: Yardbarker According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forwards Conor Sheary and Evan Rodrigues from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for forward Dominik Kahun. Sheary carries a cap hit of $3 million and can become an … Continue reading

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Oilers Swipe Andreas Athanasiou From Blue Jackets, Send Two Second-Round Picks, Sam Gagner To Red Wings

Photo: Detroit Free Press After the Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly were about to acquire forward Andreas Athanasiou and forward Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Red Wings sent him to … Continue reading

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Report: Penguins Acquire Patrick Marleau From Sharks

Photo: Teal Town USA Leading up to the NHL Trade Deadline, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward Patrick Marleau from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a conditional third-round pick, which can become a second if the Penguins win the … Continue reading

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