Category Archives: Salary Cap

Could 2020-21 Be Lars Eller’s Last Season With The Capitals?

As a result of the loss of revenue due to COVID-19, the NHL salary cap will remain flat at $81.5 million for the next three seasons, which is obviously a bad break for teams such as the Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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Will Michal Kempny Be A Lock In The Capitals’ Top-Six When He Returns ?

After the Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Brenden Dillon to a four-year contract before he could have hit the unrestricted free agent market, the team has four left-handed defensemen on one-way contracts: Dillon, Dmitry Orlov, Jonas Siegenthaler, and Michal Kempny. In … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline: Who Could The Capitals Acquire?

Photo: The Rat Trick When the NHL Trade Deadline comes around every year, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan always ties to be active to put his team over the top as he has made at least two moves in each … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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A Look At Possible Trade Partners For Capitals

After signing three right-handed defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue in free agency, the Washington Capitals are currently more than $1 million over the NHL salary cap. The only solution: someone appears to be heading out the … Continue reading

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2020 Mock Expansion Draft For The Seattle Kraken

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the NHL expansion draft for the Seattle Kraken is around a year away, what could their inaugural season roster look like? NoVa Caps does its annual mock expansion draft for the NHL’s 32nd franchise. … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Jonas Siegenthaler To One-Year, $800,000 Contract

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday night that they have re-signed defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a one-year contract worth $800,000 contract. The 23-year-old became a restricted free agent on October 9.

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Central Division

Photo: Couch Guy Sports As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa … Continue reading

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Penguins Sign Cody Ceci To One-Year, $1.25 Million Contract

Photo: NHL.com The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Saturday afternoon that they have signed defenseman Cody Ceci to a one-year, $1.25 million contract. Ceci became an unrestricted free agent on October 9.

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With The Capitals Needing To Shed Salary, Could Pheonix Copley Be Moved?

Photo: WaPo The flat salary cap is going to make it a struggle for lots of teams to be active and make necessary changes over the next three years, and the Washington Capitals are no different. They enter the offseason … Continue reading

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