Tag Archives: Fourth-Line

Too Soon to Panik: Richard Panik Bouncing Back After Slow Start to the Season

Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Richard Panik to a four-year contract in free agency last summer, they did so in the hopes the veteran forward would be able to provide a boost in secondary … Continue reading

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The Capitals Wanted The Fourth Line To Be a Difference Maker. How Is It Doing?

Photo: Getty Images After the Washington Capitals lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games in Round 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, GM Brian MacLellan expressed a desire to upgrade the fourth line after it was a revolving … Continue reading

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Finally Home? Brendan Leipsic Thriving In Key, Fourth-Line Role with the Capitals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When the Capitals signed him to a one-year, $700,000 deal in free agency in July, left wing Brendan Leipsic’s role on the team was to provide some grittiness and secondary scoring to a revamped fourth-line, … Continue reading

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A Balanced Attack With Powerful Scoring: The Capitals Are a Tough Matchup For the Opposition

The Washington Capitals offensive attack is among the best in the NHL. Continue reading

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Positive Developments Will Come to Light at the 2019 Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals should have many positive notes as training camp approaches. Continue reading

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Training Camp Battles: With Roster Moves Coming, the Capitals Will Have Plenty of Competition for Depth Positions

Which players will push for the remaining roster spots for the Washington Capitals in 2019 training camp? Continue reading

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What’s Next for the Capitals in Free Agency?

Photo: Zimbio Earlier this afternoon the Washington Capitals finally announced that they have re-signed top-six winger Jakub Vrana. With a contract of two years worth $6.7 million ($3.35 million AAV), there remains a little under $1 million left of cap … Continue reading

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With More Cap Space Freed Up, How Will The Capitals Use It?

Photo: Fear The Fin After the Washington Capitals sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for second and third-round picks in 2020 and the rights to forward Scott Kosmachuk on Friday afternoon, they have some cap space … Continue reading

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Five UFA Targets That Could Help Improve The Capitals’ Fourth-Line

Photo: LV Review-Journal It has been reported that Washington Capitals‘ GM Brian MacLellan‘s top priority entering free agency next week is to improve the team’s fourth-line, which was a revolving door during the 2018-19 campaign. The line’s spotty performance during … Continue reading

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What They Want For Christmas: A Look At the Capitals’ Wish List Heading into the Holiday Season and New Year

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images North America While the focus coming into this season was that of defending their Stanley Cup championship season, the Capitals’ performance this season was also somewhat of a question mark with a new bench boss in former … Continue reading

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