Category Archives: Salary Cap

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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What’s Next For Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby?

Photo: NBCSW With most of the questions answered from this offseason for the Washington Capitals, a new issue seems to hang on the horizon. After the 2019-2020 season, center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby can each become unrestricted free … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Jakub Vrana To Two-Year, $6.7 Million Contract

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have re-signed forward Jakub Vrana to a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $3.35 million per season. The 23-year-old became a restricted free agent on July 1.

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Former Capital Andre Burakovsky Signs One-Year, $3.25 Million Contract With Avalanche

Photo: 106.7 The Fan The Colorado Avalanche announced on Monday that they have signed Andre Burakovsky to a one-year contract worth $3.25 million. Burakovsky was a restricted free agent. The Avalanche acquired the 23-year old from the Washington Capitals in … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2019 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: NHL.com There has been a lot of big names on the move from around the NHL since the 2018-19 season ended. While some teams have taken major steps into Stanley Cup contention, others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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NHL Sets Dates For Arbitration Hearings; Capitals’ Christian Djoos, Chandler Stephenson’s To Take Place On July 22, August 1, Respectively

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The NHL released dates for salary arbitration hearings on Tuesday afternoon. Washington Capitals’ restricted free agents, defenseman Christian Djoos and forward Chandler Stephenson, will have their cases heard in front of a neutral arbitrator in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson, Christian Djoos Are Two Of 40 Restricted Free Agents To File For Salary Arbitration

Photo: Zimbio According to The Athletic’s Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson and defenseman Christian Djoos, both restricted free agents, filed for salary arbitration before Friday at 5 PM ET, the deadline to file. The dates of each hearing … Continue reading

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Should The NHL Move To A “Luxury Tax” Salary Management Model?

July can be a really trying and emotional month for Hockey fans. NHL and AHL Contracts officially expire, rendering many fan-favorite players “free agents” of one form another, with some of those players ultimately leaving town for a new team. … Continue reading

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