Category Archives: Salary Cap

With Fresh New Faces, the Ovechkin-Era Washington Capitals Continue to Change and Evolve

The faces that surround Alex Ovechkin continue to change and evolve in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Change Was Expected This Summer, But No One Expected This Much

Matt McClain/The Washington Post When the horn sounded on the Capitals’ season two months ago, the feeling from the team, coaching staff, management, and fans alike was more than just disappointment. It was also devastation and that of wanting to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Holds Media Conference Call

The last week has been busy for Brian MacLellan, General Manager of the Capitals. Aside from some minor signings and contract extensions for players, he has made some moves that have not been popular with the fan base. A lot … Continue reading

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Fans Pay Tribute to MoJo

For the second time in as many days, a player drafted by the Capitals, who has played every game of his pro career for the organization, has departed. This time it was the trade of Marcus Johansson who was traded … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade Marcus Johansson to Devils

Nick Wass/Associated Press After being stuck with just $4.6 million in cap space following the re-signing of star center Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight-year deal, the Caps had to find a way to free up cap space. They did just … Continue reading

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2017 NHL Free Agency Frenzy: Day 1 Recap

What were the biggest moves made on Day 1 of 2017 NHL Free Agency? Continue reading

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Conference Call With TJ Oshie – “My Family Loves it Here”

Coming fresh off his pay day of an eight-year deal paying him $46 million, Oshie took some time out to talk to the press. Understandably so, he was all joy and geared up to wear the red for the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Trading for Tyler Graovac is about more than being able to protect Lars Eller

While the entire hockey world is disappointed to find out that the first trade of the offseason features a 5th Round Draft pick being traded for a former 7th Round Draft pick, the Capitals acquiring Tyler Graovac for a 2018 … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan (finally) Spoke, Now What?

Photo: Washington Post Our fearless leader, General Manager Brian MacLellan, finally spoke with the media 20 days after the Washington Capitals were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in yet another disappointing Game 7. He “called out” Captain Alexander Ovechkin, saying … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie – What Will He Cost the Capitals?

What will the Washington Capitals have to pay T.J. Oshie to keep him with the club long-term? Continue reading

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