Category Archives: Salary Cap

2020 NHL GM Meetings: Player Health and Puck Tracking Are the Latest Hot Topics

The NHL GMs are ready to implement new technology on the ice. Continue reading

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Report: NHL Salary Cap Expected To Be Between $84-88.2 Million

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told reporters on Wednesday that the salary cap will likely be between the range of $84-88.2 million for the 2020-21 season. The official number will likely be set in June, around the NHL Draft. The … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade Christian Djoos to Anaheim Ducks in Exchange for Daniel Sprong

After trading for forward Ilya Kovalchuk yesterday evening, the Washington Capitals dealt defenseman Christian Djoos to the Anaheim Ducks on the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday afternoon.

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Report: Penguins Reunite With Connor Sheary, Acquire Evan Rodrigues From Sabres, Send Dominik Kahun To Buffalo

Photo: Yardbarker According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forwards Conor Sheary and Evan Rodrigues from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for forward Dominik Kahun. Sheary carries a cap hit of $3 million and can become an … Continue reading

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Oilers Swipe Andreas Athanasiou From Blue Jackets, Send Two Second-Round Picks, Sam Gagner To Red Wings

Photo: Detroit Free Press After the Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly were about to acquire forward Andreas Athanasiou and forward Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Red Wings sent him to … Continue reading

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Grading the Capitals’ Trade Deadline Defensemen Under Brian MacLellan

Since he took over from longtime incumbent George McPhee in 2014, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has overseen the return of the team to a perennial Stanley Cup contender. An interesting anecdote on MacLellan’s resume as General Manager has … Continue reading

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Capitals GM Brian MacLellan: “There’s A Little Cheat In Our Game… I Don’t Think We’re Playing The Right Way”

Defenseman Brenden Dillon, who was acquired from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday afternoon in exchange for a second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional third-round pick in 2021, will arrive in Washington later this afternoon, according to GM Brian … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big summer looming with major contributors’ contracts set to expire, key role players up as restricted free agents, and some big names that can sign contract extensions on July 1. NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With just over a month left before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, teams from around the Metropolitan Division are looking at how best to position themselves for a postseason run or over the long run. While … Continue reading

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How Is The Radko Gudas-Matt Niskanen Trade Looking For The Capitals And Flyers Halfway Through The Season?

As the halfway point of the season came this week, it is time to look at the Washington Capitals‘ biggest change of the offseason, which came on June 14 when they traded defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers in … Continue reading

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