Tag Archives: 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Report: Eight Teams Called Canucks About Braden Holtby Ahead Of Roster Freeze

Photo: The Canuck Way According to Donnie & Dhali, eight teams called the Vancouver Canucks on Friday morning about former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby just ahead of the roster freeze at 3 PM ET on Saturday, two hours before … Continue reading

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Devils Acquire Ryan Graves From Avalanche For Mikhail Maltsev, 2021 Second-Round Pick

Photo: NHL.com The New Jersey Devils announced on Thursday night that the team has acquired left-handed defenseman Ryan Graves from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for left-wing Mikhail Maltsev and a 2021 second-round pick.

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Report: Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Trade Likelihood Remains “High”

Photo: SI According to The Athletic’s Craig Custance, the likelihood of Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov getting traded in the next few weeks is “high.”

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Payment For Side Deals With Seattle Kraken To Navigate The Expansion Draft Currently “Exorbitant”

We are now just one week away from the 2o21 Seattle Kraken expansion draft. Player protection lists form each team are due by 5:00 PM this Saturday with the formal draft taking place next Wednesday, July 21. For some teams, … Continue reading

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2021 NHL Expansion Draft Primer

Photo: NHL.com With teams having to submit their protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft in just nine days, NoVa Caps provides a guide for all fans about the event.

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Ranking The Capitals’ Expansion Draft Scenarios From Best To Worst

Photo: Nick Waas/AP With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft just 18 days away and each team having to lose player to the Seattle Kraken, some teams will lose a significant part of their rosters that will leave gaping holes while … Continue reading

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Could The Capitals Look to Seattle for a Defenseman?

Photo: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images After the Seattle Kraken make their 30 picks in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, they must trim their roster to 23 by opening night. That means that they must trade or send down at least eight … Continue reading

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Mock Expansion Draft 4.0: The Picture Is Getting Clearer In Seattle

Photo: Pine Journal With the NHL Expansion Draft for the Seattle Kraken less than a month away (Wednesday, July 21) and the 2020-21 season winding down, NoVa Caps takes a fourth cut at analyzing the expansion draft. You can read … Continue reading

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Trade Talk: Who Could The Capitals Move In The Off-Season?

Photo: SI After a third consecutive first-round playoff exit, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said he was open to trading any player that would make the team better, with the exception of captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. … Continue reading

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Capitals And NHL 2021 Offseason Calendar

As we get into the thick of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, more teams are going to be sent packing and preparing for next season. While there will not be much action on the ice, there will be plenty of … Continue reading

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