Category Archives: Trade

Carolina Hurricanes Acquire Defenseman Brent Burns From San Jose Sharks

Jeff Chiu/Associated Press After the New York Rangers acquired Vincent Trocheck in free agency, another Metropolitan Division team made headlines via trade, as the Carolina Hurricanes acquired longtime San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns.

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Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading

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“It’ll Be Fun to Have Him Back, I Think It’s Good For Our Team”, “He Brings A Lot to the Table…I Think That Strengthens Our Lineup”: Nicklas Backstrom, Peter Laviolette Speak on the Acquisition of Marcus Johansson

The Washington Capitals acquisition of longtime forward Marcus Johansson from the Seattle Kraken was one of two moves made by the team at the 2022 NHL trade deadline. As part of the deal with Seattle, the Capitals sent forward Daniel … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That – The Goalie Go-Round Edition

Photo: David Zalubowski / AP This was an off season where goalie movement was truly a carousel, with many goalies switching teams through either the expansion draft, free agency, or trades. In fact, several teams replaced their entire goaltending corps. … Continue reading

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After The Henrik Lundqvist News, There Are More Questions Facing Capitals

Photo: NHL.com After goaltender Braden Holtby signed a two-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks and the news that newly-signed goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will miss the entire 2020-21 season due to a heart condition, the Washington Capitals now have a hole … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline: Who Could The Capitals Acquire?

Photo: The Rat Trick When the NHL Trade Deadline comes around every year, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan always ties to be active to put his team over the top as he has made at least two moves in each … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Atlantic Division

Photo: TSN As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Pacific Division

Photo: LVRJ As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Central Division

Photo: Couch Guy Sports As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa … Continue reading

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