Category Archives: Salary Cap

Monday’s Capitals Notebook: Michal Kempny Goes Through Full Practice, But Will Not Play vs. Stars

Photo: Sportsnet Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played a game since March 20 and underwent hamstring surgery on April 2, went through an intense practice on Monday but head coach Todd Reirden stated that he will not be ready … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Travis Boyd Clears Waivers, Gets Loaned To AHL Hershey

Washington Capitals forward Travis Boyd has cleared waivers and been loaned to the AHL’s Hershey Bears. The team waived him and assigned defenseman Martin Fehervary to the Bears on Sunday afternoon in an effort to make room under the NHL salary … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Three Players, Including Christian Djoos, On Waivers

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday afternoon that they have placed defenseman Christian Djoos, forward Liam O’Brien, and forward Michael Sgarbossa on waivers with the intention of assigning them to AHL Hershey. All three will have to clear in order … Continue reading

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Rounding out the Roster: Which Players Will Make the Capitals’ Final Roster?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After making a second round of cuts to their preseason roster, a clearer picture on who will be on the final roster for the Capitals is being drawn. With the added salary cap ceiling cushion that … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals 2019-20 Training Camp Preview: Lineup Battles, Salary Cap Decisions, and More Storylines to Watch

As the Capitals’ training camp kicks off tomorrow, there are going to be a few storylines fans will want to keep an eye on. The 2019-20 season is set to be one of the more important campaigns in the Alex … Continue reading

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A Look At Potential Trade Partners To Get The Capitals Under The Salary Cap

Photo: Fox Sports Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated recently that he will likely have to make a trade in order to get below the NHL salary cap of $81.5 million before opening night on October 2. His team … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Karl Alzner Intends on Playing In the NHL This Season, Says He’ll Demand A Move if Placed in the AHL

Photo: NHL Former Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner was a staple on the Washington blueline during his time in D.C., playing in a team-record 423 consecutive games before leaving the team as a free agent in the summer of 2017, signing … Continue reading

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With Sergei Bobrovsky, Andrei Vasilevskiy Contracts Done, One Thing Is Clear: Capitals’ Braden Holtby Is Going To Get Paid, But How Much? [Readers’ Poll]

Photo: Pinterest On Monday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to an eight-year contract that carries an average annual value of $9.5 million. Vasilevskiy’s contract comes on the heels of goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky’s … Continue reading

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Our First Mock Draft For The Seattle Expansion Franchise In 2021

Photo: Jamestown Sun After naming Ron Francis their first General Manager in franchise history on July 18, the Seattle NHL franchise now has their architect for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. Francis has to select one player from each of … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals, Chandler Stephenson Settle On One-Year, $1.05 Million Contract

According to CapFriendly, the Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with forward Chandler Stephenson on a one-year contract worth $1.05 million. Stephenson, 25, became a restricted free agent on July 1 and filed for salary arbitration ahead of the deadline … Continue reading

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