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Brian MacLellan: “We Didn’t Finish Games. Games 4, 5, 6, Probably Should Have Won All Of Them”

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan held his final media availability for the 2021-22 season on Sunday. He spoke about the regular season, the postseason, the goaltending situation, injuries and potential upcoming off-season changes.

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Capitals Honor Nicklas Backstrom For 1,000 Career Points

Photos: @Capitals Nicklas Backstrom became the second player in Washington Capitals franchise history to record 1,000 career points on March 9 against the Edmonton Oilers, and the 40th player in NHL history to record 1,000 points with one franchise.

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“We Were Looking For Versatile Guys”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks After the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline

Exactly 19 days ago, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan shared his outlook on the 2022 NHL trade deadline, which was set at 3:00 PM ET today. True to his word on being less aggressive than usual, the Capitals made … Continue reading

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“I’d Say We’re Not As Aggressive As We Normally Are, It’d Have to Make Sense”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks To the Media Ahead of the Trade Deadline

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals General Manager and Senior Vice President Brian MacLellan spoke to the media ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline, which is on Monday, March 21 at 3:00 P.M. ET. He discussed a wide variety of topics, including … Continue reading

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Grades For Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Past Trade Deadline Moves

Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just under a month away, NoVa Caps reviews Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s first seven trade deadlines on the job. 

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Hendrix Lapierre Will Return To Capitals’ Lineup On Saturday vs. Flyers

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced that center Hendrix Lapierre will return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup on Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after being a healthy scratch for the past two games.

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“I’m Happy That I’m Here”: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks Offseason Trade Rumblings, Rebounding From a Tough 2020-21 Campaign, and The Return of Fans

Screen cap: @Capitals After an offseason that featured numerous rumblings about his future with the Washington Capitals, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex during the Capitals’ Media Day on Thursday.  He spoke about rebounding from … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan Says He Thinks Evgeny Kuznetsov “Is In A Good Spot…He’s Come Here In Really Good Shape”

Screen cap: @CapitalsPR The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2021 training camp Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held their traditional skate test to assess player conditioning, with the real work scheduled to begin on Friday.

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To Re-Load, Re-Tool Or Re-Build? That Is The Capitals’ Question

The 2021 offseason is quickly drawing to a close, as NHL teams make final additions and subtractions to their rosters in advance of the opening of training camps in mid-September. The Capitals have been relatively quiet this offseason, primarily due … Continue reading

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Fans Rank Capitals’ Front Office 14th In NHL

Photo: NHL.com Fans gave The Athletic their yearly front office rankings for every NHL team and the results were released on Wednesday. GM Brian MacLellan and the Washington Capitals’ front office ranked 14th in the NHL, according to the fans.

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