Tag Archives: Defense
Photo: Blackhawk Up Entering training camp, the Washington Capitals have a solid defense but have a little uncertainty on the bottom-pairing after Justin Schultz signed with the Seattle Kraken as an unrestricted free agent on July 13. The job appears … Continue reading
Photo: Second City Hockey With training camp for the 2022-23 NHL season set to begin in around five weeks, every team has unknowns heading into it whether or not they have unfinished business this offseason. NoVa Caps takes a look … Continue reading
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals re-signed veteran defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year contract on the first day of free agency. The 34-year old spent the 2021-22 season with Washington.
Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan
Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading
Offseason Options For The Capitals To Add A Left-Handed Blueliner: Could An Offersheet Be On The Table?
Photo: NHL via Getty Imagee With defenseman Justin Schultz expected to leave as an unrestricted free agent and Trevor Van Riemsdyk set to slide back to his natural side, the Washington Capitals have an opening on the left side of … Continue reading
Photo: Jess Star Photography With training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season set to begin in a couple of weeks, every team enters the season with questions as they start their pursuit of dethroning the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa … Continue reading
Photo: NHL.com According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, the Washington Capitals are interested in pending unrestricted free agent right-handed defenseman Brandon Montour after trading Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets for a second-round pick in the 2022 and 2023 … Continue reading
Photo: NHL.com After the Minnesota Wild bought out the final four years of defenseman Ryan Suter’s 13-year contract that carried a $7,538,461 cap hit, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman said on Tuesday’s 31 Thoughts podcast that the Washington Capitals will be among … Continue reading
Photo: Sportsnet After a third consecutive first-round exit in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, change is almost certainly coming to the Washington Capitals as they had the NHL’s oldest roster this past season.
The Washington Capitals have now played 34 games of their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on March 3, after the first 24 games, or when 40+ percent of the season … Continue reading