Tag Archives: Calgary Flames

A Look At Potential Trade Partners To Get The Capitals Under The Salary Cap

Photo: Fox Sports Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated recently that he will likely have to make a trade in order to get below the NHL salary cap of $81.5 million before opening night on October 2. His team … Continue reading

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Part 4: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Pacific Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part four of our series on projecting the 2019-20 NHL divisional standings by the “WAR” statistical metric, we’ll be taking a look at the Pacific Division.  If you missed the first three parts, here … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Pacific Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights have added superstars such as defenseman Erik Karlsson and … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Improvements: The Capitals Added More Lineup Flexibility with the Summer Additions

The Washington Capitals bottom-six forward rotation should be improved compared to a season ago. Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames 4-3, Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores Late To End Capitals Losing Streak

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The win ends the Capitals losing streak at seven games and improves their record to 28-17-6 (62 points) on the season. The Capitals season-long … Continue reading

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Calgary at Washington Preview: Capitals Face Flames On Friday Night

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals host the Calgary Flames for the second and final meeting of the season between the two teams on Friday night. The Capitals defeated the Flames 4-3 in a shootout in Calgary the first … Continue reading

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Back To Work: Capitals Return to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for First Practice Following All-Star Game and Bye-Week: Chandler Stephenson to Replace Ovechkin

Sunburned and rested, the Capitals returned to work Thursday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for their first practice since the All-Star Game and bye-week break. The Capitals will host the Calgary Flames Friday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop … Continue reading

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