NHL Salary Cap Set At $81.5 Million For 2019-20 Season

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The salary cap for the 2019-20 NHL season has been set at $81.5 million. The Washington Capitals currently have $9,235,706 remaining in cap space with 17 players under contract for the season. The salary floor is $60.2 million. Continue reading

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Capitals Get Martin Has With 153rd Overall Pick

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The Washington Capitals selected defenseman Martin Has with their fifth-round pick (153rd overall) in the 2019 NHL Draft. The 18-year old spent the past two seasons with Tappara U20 of the Jr. A SM-liiga in Finland.  Continue reading

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An Analysis of Washington Capitals 2nd Round Pick Brett Leason

With the 56th overall selection in the second round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals selected 20 year-old right wing Brett Leason from the Western Hockey League’s Prince Albert Raiders. Leason had a strong performance in the 2018-19 season in the WHL, scoring 36 goals and 53 assists en route to an 89 point season. Other than his scoring prowess in the WHL, another feature that stands out about Leason is his size–he’s 6’4” and 199 pounds. 
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Capitals Take Aliaksei Protas 91st Overall At 2019 NHL Draft

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The Washington Capitals took center Aliaksei Protas with their third-round selection at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver on Saturday. Protas, 18, spent the 2018-19 season with the CHL’s Prince Albert Raiders, his first with the team. Continue reading

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2019 NHL Draft Day One Winners and Losers

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The 2019 NHL Draft has come around and hockey fans around the globe are very excited.  The first round took place on Friday evening in Vancouver, and there was not much excitement as fans thought there might be heading into the day. Continue reading

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Capitals Pick Brett Leason With 56th Overall Pick At NHL Draft

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The Washington Capitals selected forward Brett Leason with the 56th overall pick at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver on Saturday. Leason, 20, has played the past two seasons with the CHL’s Prince Albert Raiders. Continue reading

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Devils Acquire P.K. Subban From Predators In Exchange For Steven Santini, Jeremy Davies, And Two Second-Round Picks

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The Nashville Predators traded defenseman P.K. Subban to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Steven Santini, defenseman Jeremy Davies, and two second-round picks in 2019 and 2020 on Saturday, the teams announced. Continue reading

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Hurricanes Acquire Patrick Marleau, Conditional First-Round Pick, Seventh In 2020 From Maple Leafs For 2020 Sixth-Round Pick

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The Carolina Hurricanes acquired forward Patrick Marleau, a conditional first-round pick in 2020, and a seventh-round pick in 2020 from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2020, the teams announced on Saturday. Continue reading

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An Analysis of Capitals 1st Round Draft Pick Connor McMichael


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With the 25th overall selection in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals selected center Connor McMichael from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. NoVa Caps’ Justin Trudel takes a closer look at the Capitals newest prospect. Continue reading

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Capitals Select Connor McMichael 25th Overall At 2019 NHL Draft

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The Washington Capitals selected center Connor McMichael, a native of Ajax, Ontario, with the 25th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Friday night. McMichael, 18, played with the OHL’s London Knights last season. Continue reading

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