Category Archives: Salary Cap

Contract Conversation: A Look at this Offseason’s Defensemen Entering Unrestricted Free Agency [Readers’ Poll]

As the 2017-18 regular season begins to wind down, Washington Capitals’ management is surely starting to look at the cap space they have and who they might be interested in re-signing, trading (if any), or signing in free agency. A … Continue reading

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Recapping the NHL GM Meetings: Is There A Fix To Goaltender Interference?

Will a change to the situation room bring more consistency to goaltender interference calls? Continue reading

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Previewing the 2018 NHL GM Meetings: Fixing Goaltender Interference Is Top Priority

With goaltender interference high on the agenda, what other topics will be discussed at the 2018 NHL GM Meetings? Continue reading

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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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