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Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Talks to the Media About Losing Michal Kempny, Potential of Re-signing Hagelin, Justin Williams, and More

With the Capitals set to begin their quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champions on Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes, General Manager and Vice President of Hockey Operations Brian MacLellan met with the media to discuss a myriad of topics, … Continue reading

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GMBM on Ice: A Look At Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s NHL Career

Photo credit: Unknown Over the 100-plus years of the NHL’s existence, many former players have gone on to work for teams’ front offices in multiple roles, providing teams with a valuable amount of knowledge of the game of hockey and … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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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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