Category Archives: Salary Cap

With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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NHL Salary Cap Expected To Be At $83 Million For 2019-20

Photo: Sportsnet The NHL salary cap for next season is expected to rise by $3.5 million to be at $83 million, according to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. It could move slightly but the league has been good with salary cap … Continue reading

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Chiasson A New Deal: Will the Capitals Bring Alex Chiasson Back Into the Fold?

Bill Boyce/Associated Press With training camp just a few weeks away, the Capitals’ Opening Night roster and NHL roster as a whole will look very similar to last season’s, considering that General Manager Brian MacLellan was able to bring back … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Tom Wilson to Six-Year Contract Worth $31 Million

Photo: 106.7 The Fan The Washington Capitals announced on Friday that they have re-signed forward Tom Wilson to a six-year contract worth $31 million ($5.17 million AAV). Wilson, 24, became a restricted agent on July 1 and was eligible for … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Qualifying Offer Set to Expire at 5 PM: What Does That Mean?

Photo: The Hockey News Restricted free agents who have not accepted their qualifying offer by 5 PM on Sunday will see that offer expire. However, teams do not lose their RFA’s rights to those players declining initial offers.

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How State Taxes Are Factored Into Contracts

Photo: The Sportster CapFriendly.com tweeted on Tuesday afternoon how income taxes are considered in contracts. This came after Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov signed an eight-year contract extension worth $76 million ($9.5 million AAV) on Tuesday. Kucherov, who was … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson: What Is He Worth to the Capitals?

Tom Wilson and the Washington Capitals are still talks of a new contract. Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look At Why Tom Wilson Has Not Signed A New Deal

Heading into the 2018 offseason, the Capitals’ to-do list mountain was one many believed would be difficult to climb, with the likes of John Carlson, Michal Kempny, and Devante Smith-Pelly (among others) in need of new contracts after outstanding 2017-18 … Continue reading

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