Tag Archives: Free Agency

John Carlson Signs 8-Year Contract Worth $64 Million With Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Defenseman John Carlson signed an 8-year contract worth $64 million ($8 million AAV) with the Washington Capitals on Sunday evening. The 28-year old defenseman could have become an unrestricted free agent July 1. 

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John Carlson Tests Free Agent Market

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals and John Carlson have yet to reach an agreement on a new contract extension so the 28-year-old defenseman will test the free agent market, which began Sunday. Carlson cannot sign a contract until next Sunday at noon … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Contract Offer to Michal Kempny

Photo: USA Today Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has been quite busy over the last 48 hours or so, with the 2018 NHL Entry Draft taking up his time the last two days and a plethora of free agents to … Continue reading

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Making the Right Moves: Brian MacLellan Works His Management Magic Yet Again

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his four seasons as General Manager of the Capitals, Brian MacLellan has proved himself to be smart, calculating, and pretty darn effective at getting deals done, whether it be a contract or trade. And the franchise’s … Continue reading

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Philipp Grubauer Signs Three-Year Contract Worth $10 Million With Avalanche

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Philipp Grubauer signed a three-year contract worth $10 million ($3.33 million AAV) with the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Grubauer was sent to the Avalanche along with defenseman Brooks Orpik from the Washington Capitals for a second-round pick … Continue reading

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Avalanche Put Brooks Orpik on Waivers For Buyout Purposes

Photo: Sporting News The Colorado Avalanche have put defenseman Brooks Orpik for purposes of buying out the final year of his contract. 

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Barry Trotz Resigns as Capitals Head Coach

Photo: Sporting News The Washington Capitals announced on Monday afternoon that head coach Barry Trotz has resigned and will not be back with the team. 

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How Much Will It Cost To Keep The Capitals Together?

Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s a good thing the Capitals won the Stanley Cup because they have some tough decisions to make on who to re-sign and who to let walk in free agency. If it was possible, General Manager Brian … Continue reading

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Defensemen Dollars: How Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s Reported Contract Could Impact the Capitals’ Ability to Re-sign John Carlson

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images When Capitals defenseman John Carlson met with the media earlier today, the biggest topic of discussion was the former first-round pick’s pending unrestricted free agency, when, if he is unable to reach an agreement with the Caps, … Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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