Tag Archives: Brian MacLellan

MoJo Magic: Marcus Johansson Continues Productive Stretch With Goal Against New York Rangers

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals’ decision to re-sign forward Marcus Johansson, whom they had re-acquired at the Trade Deadline last season, to a one-year deal in free agency was labeled as a questionable move by some, with a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “For Us To Get Through This, Our Top Players Have To Be Our Best Players, And They Have To Carry Us Through This Stretch Here”

Screencap: Capitals Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media before the team’s tilt against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday. He discussed the state of the team currently as well as the numerous injuries.

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Considering The Capitals’ “Buy/Sell” Decisions Approaching The 2023 NHL Trade Deadline

The NHL’s annual trade deadline is scheduled for March 3, 2023. While the deadline may seem a ways off, teams will need to begin assessing and finalizing their overarching strategy for the deadline well in advance.

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Update And Forecast For Capitals Organizational Depth At The Goaltending Position

We conducted our last assessment of the Capitals organizational depth at the goaltending position back in July (here), so it’s time for an update. This post will provide a full depth chart and brief player summary for each goaltender in … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Capitals’ Signing of Dylan Strome Could Prove To Be the Steal of the 2022 Offseason

“I think when a team kind of walks away from you, giving you up for nothing you obviously have a little bit of a chip on your shoulder and want to prove they made a mistake…”, were the words Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Team Injuries, Expectations For Alex Ovechkin And Peter Laviolette’s Contract Status Following First Day Of 2022 Training Camp

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Washington Capitals’ general manager Brian MacLellan addressed the media at the end of the team’s 2022 media day on Thursday. He touched on several subjects from player injuries, motivation for breaking the streak of first round … Continue reading

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Playing Dylan: Deeper Dive On Capitals New Center Dylan Strome

Photo: NHL via Getty Images If you followed along with us during the days leading up to the opening of NHL free agency on July 13, you know we were lobbying for the Washington Capitals to sign Chicago Blackhawks unrestricted … Continue reading

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Creatures of Habit: Brian MacLellan’s Familiar Business Partners

While it may be hard to believe, Brian MacLellan has been the General Manager of the Washington Capitals for eight years. Since being named to the post held by his predecessor George McPhee for 17 seasons in April 2014, MacLellan … Continue reading

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Assessing The Anthony Mantha and Jakub Vrana Trade 16 Months Later

Photo: NHL via Getty Images At the trade deadline for the 2021 NHL regular season, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a last-minute deal with the Detroit Red Wings, sending fan favorite Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik, a 2021 first … Continue reading

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Dealing The Great Dane?: If And When The Capitals Will Trade Lars Eller

What a difference two weeks makes. Just a fortnight ago the Washington Capitals had a slew of unknowns regarding their lineup for the coming season. Two weeks later, there is a log jam at several positions. Whether you like the … Continue reading

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