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Range for Next Year’s NHL Salary Cap Released, And Decisions Facing the Capitals

At the Board of Governors meeting last week, the NHL provided 2019–20 cap estimates ranging from $81.4 million (no NHLPA inflator) to $85.4 million (the full five per cent). (The players committed to 1.25 for 2018–19.). The current NHL salary … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Suspended 20 Games

It’s opening night for the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. An opening night unlike any other for Capitals fans world-wide, as they greet the new day with great joy and anticipation in seeing the franchise’s first championship banner hoisted to … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan on Dmitrij Jaskin: “We Felt A Little Vulnerable with Our Forward Depth”

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images With a little more than 24 hours before the Capitals open their 2018-19 season with the raising of their Stanley Cup banner, General Manager Brian MacLellan held a press conference with the media earlier today to discuss … Continue reading

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The Latest from the Washington Capitals Rumor Mill: Orpik, Shumakov, Kuznetsov, PTO’s

Here are the latest rumors, scuttlebut and news bits for the Washington Capitals, for the week ending Friday, September 14.  

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One Hundred Days with a Cup Named Stanley: Victory Celebrations of the Washington Capitals

Follow along and enjoy all the coverage of the teams’ “days with the cup”. We will continuously update this post as more celebrations occur, until the Capitals relinquish the Stanley Cup. Note: You can always access this post, or any … Continue reading

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The Hockey World Reacts To Tom Wilson’s Big Payday

Tom Wilson can polarize the hockey world in the middle of July. A majority of Caps fans rejoiced when the news broke Friday night that Tom Wilson had been re-signed for another six seasons, at $5.17 million AAV. However, most … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Travels to Minnesota: Brian MacLellan Brings Cup to Herb Brooks Foundation Event

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan rode to the scene on a fire truck on Saturday, to bring the Stanley Cup to Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event was held with several youth hockey groups from the city, as … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look At Why Tom Wilson Has Not Signed A New Deal

Heading into the 2018 offseason, the Capitals’ to-do list mountain was one many believed would be difficult to climb, with the likes of John Carlson, Michal Kempny, and Devante Smith-Pelly (among others) in need of new contracts after outstanding 2017-18 … Continue reading

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Capitals Officially Introduce Todd Reirden As Head Coach

Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington General Manager Brian MacLellan and the Washington Capitals officially introduced Todd Reirden as their next head coach on Tuesday. Reirden, 47, was named the 18th head coach in franchise history on June 29 and only … Continue reading

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