Tag Archives: Brian MacLellan

Thank You DSP! A Reflective Thanks to Devante Smith-Pelly

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After a confusing start to the Capitals’ morning practice, it is now apparent that right wing Devante Smith-Pelly’s time as a member of the Capitals is most likely coming to an end, after the team announced … Continue reading

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Grading Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves At The Trade Deadline

With the NHL Trade Deadline less than six days away, NoVa Caps takes a look at Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan‘s history at the deadline as he has made at least one move, including at least one acquiring a … Continue reading

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Report: Andre Burakovsky May Want A Better Opportunity Elsewhere, Caps’ Asking Price Deemed Too High By Other Teams

Throughout the last month or so, Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky has been the subject of trade chatter throughout the league, with the Caps reportedly seeking a similar player and mid-to-high draft picks in return in any potential trade. While the … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: Washington Times With 50 games of the regular season in the books, NoVa Caps takes a look at some of the NHL roster decisions Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan will have to make for 2019-20 when June and July … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Mailbag: Trotz vs. Reirden, Balancing Common Sense and Justified Concern, Perspective On The Capitals

Maybe during a five-game losing streak wasn’t the best time to check in on the Nova Caps mailbag. It is overflowing with angst, worry, and distress. You know, like the good ol’ pre-Stanley Cup days. Is the honeymoon over, the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Meets With The Media

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan told reporters on Friday in his mid-season meeting that the team wants to begin negotiating a contract with forward Jakub Vrana, who can become a restricted free agent July 1, soon, and discussed more. 

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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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