Category Archives: Trade

Philipp Grubauer Shelled For Seven Goals in Avalanche Debut

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Philipp Grubauer was arguably the Capitals‘ best player down the stretch and into the playoffs last season when he recorded a save percentage of .937 and a goals-against average of 1.93, both the best in the NHL … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Opens Up About Ex-Teammate’s Future

Photo: USA Today Washington Capitals‘ center Lars Eller shared his thoughts about former teammate Max Pacioretty‘s situation with the Montreal Canadiens on Twitter on Thursday evening. 

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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How Will The Capitals Replace Brooks Orpik?

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals have done a great job of keeping the core pieces intact from their Stanley Cup run by re-signing key players such as defenseman John Carlson, defenseman Michal Kempny, and forward Devante Smith-Pelly, but they had to … Continue reading

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Three Years of the Osh-Babe: A Look at the T.J. Oshie Trade Three Years Later

While NHL free agency and a number of signings have dominated the headlines among Capitals fans, July 2 marks the three-year anniversary of the Capitals’ acquisition of right wing T.J. Oshie. In this trade, NoVa Caps looks back on the … Continue reading

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Biggest Questions Facing the Capitals As the 2018 NHL Free Agency Period Approaches

What roster decisions are looming for the Washington Capitals as NHL free agency approaches? Continue reading

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Philipp Grubauer Signs Three-Year Contract Worth $10 Million With Avalanche

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Philipp Grubauer signed a three-year contract worth $10 million ($3.33 million AAV) with the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Grubauer was sent to the Avalanche along with defenseman Brooks Orpik from the Washington Capitals for a second-round pick … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire 47th Overall Pick From Avalanche For Brooks Orpik and Philipp Grubauer

Photo: Zimbio The Washington Capitals acquired the 47th overall pick in the second round from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Brooks Orpik and goaltender Philipp Grubauer, the team announced roughly half an hour before the NHL Draft in … Continue reading

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The Path to the Draft: Philipp Grubauer Should Draw Interest Around the League

Will Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer be traded before the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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