Category Archives: Salary Cap

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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With the NHL Trade Deadline Looming, What Defensemen Could the Capitals Have on their Radar?

Will the Washington Capitals trade for a defenseman before the NHL Trade Deadline? Continue reading

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Despite the Offseason Roster Turnover, Brian MacLellan Knew What He Was Doing

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan made tough decisions last summer and has kept a competitive team intact. Continue reading

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Dog Days Of Free Agency?: What Does the Future Hold For Jay Beagle?

Photo: Getty Images While defenseman John Carlson’s future in a Capitals sweater has been among the most-talked about contract decisions the Caps will have to make in the coming months, one of the team’s other valuable veterans is also in … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Alex Chiasson to a One-Year Deal

Photo: Alex Brandon/AP After signing a PTO agreement with the Capitals during training camp, Alex Chiasson had to prove himself worthy in the preseason to get a chance to play on the Capitals. He earned that spot and the Capitals … Continue reading

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With Opening Night Six Days Away, Who Will Take the Ice for the Capitals Next Thursday?

So far the Capitals have been through two weeks of training camp, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. For last week’s projection, click here. In this piece, NoVa Caps contributor … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals sign Alex Chiasson to a PTO

Photo: NHL The Capitals signed forward Alex Chiasson to a Professional Tryout (PTO) contract, the team announced this morning. Training camp opens on Friday. This is the second PTO the Capitals have handed out in the past week. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Jay ​Beagle

NoVa Caps has been preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season as the Washington Capitals begin to gear up for the start of training camp in two weeks. Today, we continue our player previews with center Jay Beagle. 

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