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15 Of The Worst Contracts In The NHL

Photo: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images With the buy-out period set to open very soon and the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft two weeks away, some teams might look to get rid of their worst contracts through buy-outs or trades. With that in … Continue reading

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Projecting The United States’ 2022 Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Roster: Which Capitals Might Play In Beijing?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China set to start on February 4, the NHL is expected to allow players to participate as outlined in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. That is expected to be … Continue reading

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Sabres Win First Overall Pick In 2021 NHL Draft; Kraken Move Up One Spot And Will Pick Second

Photo: MGoBlue The Buffalo Sabres won the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery on Wednesday night and will pick first overall on Friday, July 23. The draft will be held virtually for a second straight year.

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Sabres Flatten Capitals, 5-2, In Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th Game; Anthony Mantha Scores Twice In As Many Games Since Trade

Photo: Scott Taetch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-2 at Capital One Arena on Thursday night in center Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th career NHL game. The loss kept the Capitals two points ahead … Continue reading

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Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Goal Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Out Day-To-Day With Upper Body Injury: Notes From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals are back in action tonight as they host the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena. This is the final meeting between the two teams this season, with the Capitals holding a 6-0-1 record against the Sabres. Puck … Continue reading

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Grading Each East Division Team’s Trade Deadline

Photo: Detroit News The top four teams in East Division made major upgrades while the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils were big sellers and others like the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers were relatively quiet. NoVa Caps reviews … Continue reading

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Report: Sabres Trade Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar To Bruins For Second-Round Pick, Anders Bjork

Photo: Sportsnet According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Buffalo Sabres traded Taylor Hall and forward Curtis Lazar to the Boston Bruins for forward Anders Bjork and a second-round pick on Sunday night. The Sabres retained 50% of Hall’s $8 million … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Scores 11th Goal of the Season; Ends 13-Game Scoring Drought

Photo: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images After serving as a healthy scratch for games on April 2 and 4 and returning to the lineup on April 6, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana scored his 11th goal of the season, ending … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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