Category Archives: Roster Moves

Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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With the Acquisitions of Hagelin and Jensen, the Capitals Receive Some Much-Needed Speed

The Washington Capitals hope to bolster their chances of winning the Stanley Cup by adding quickness to their lineup. Continue reading

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A Deeper Dive Into The Capitals’ Latest Acquisition, Nick Jensen

Photo: Winging It In Motown The Washington Capitals acquired a defenseman at the trade deadline for the fifth consecutive season when they dealt defenseman Madison Bowey and a 2020 second-round pick to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Nick Jensen. … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Posts Emotional Goodbye Instagram Post for Madison Bowey

Photo: @JakubVrana In a day that saw recent trade acquisition Carl Hagelin partake in his first practice as a member of the Capitals, the Capitals also sent defenseman Madison Bowey (and a second-round draft pick) to the Detroit Red Wings … Continue reading

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Capitals Send Third-Round Pick And Conditional Sixth-Round Pick To Kings In Exchange For Carl Hagelin

Photo: Los Angeles Times The Washington Capitals acquired forward Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the team announced … Continue reading

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Thank You DSP! A Reflective Thanks to Devante Smith-Pelly

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After a confusing start to the Capitals’ morning practice, it is now apparent that right wing Devante Smith-Pelly’s time as a member of the Capitals is most likely coming to an end, after the team announced … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals “Close” To Acquiring Carl Hagelin From Kings

Photo: @LAKingsInsider The Washington Capitals are “close” to acquiring forward Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman.

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Capitals Place Devante Smith-Pelly On Waivers

Photo: Baltimore Sun The Washington Capitals placed forward Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers on Wednesday. Forward Dmitrij Jaskin was about to go on waivers but the Capitals changed their minds before 12 PM when players are placed on waivers each day.

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NoVa Caps Guide To The NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: Washington Capitals The NHL Trade Deadline is the final opportunity for teams to add/subtract players from other organizations for the final push to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, or for other teams to start selling and building for the future. … Continue reading

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