Tag Archives: Brian MacLellan

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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Capitals GM Brian McLellan On Connor McMichael: “He’s Probably A Year Ahead Of Schedule”

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan met with the media at the end of the first day of free agency, last Wednesday. The annual presser often signals the end of MacLellan’s wheeling and dealing for the free agency period.

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Forward Thinking: No Roster Room For Forward Prospects Under Current MacLellan Plan

The Washington Capitals wrapped up their 2022 development camp with their annual prospect scrimmage Friday night at Capital One Arena. The scrimmage gave Capitals draft picks and free agent invites a glimpse of what it could be like someday to play … Continue reading

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“I Think We Ran Out of Time to Wait For It”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Talks Overhauling Goaltending, Free Agency Decisions

Screen cap: @Capitals After a busy first day of free agency, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on the decisions made by the team to address a number of their roster needs.

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “We Got Free Agency Coming Up…We’ll Be Involved In All The Discussions About Goalies”

Screencap: Capitals On Friday, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media following the second and final day of the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal. He discussed the goaltending market, free agency, which starts on Wednesday, July 13 … Continue reading

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