Tag Archives: Free Agency

New Capitals Forward Dylan Strome: “I Think There’s Still A Lot to Prove”

Screen cap: Capitals The Washington Capitals concluded their second day of training camp for the 2022-23 season on Friday. New Capitals forward Dylan Strome spoke to the media for the first time following the conclusion of Day 2.

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Avalanche Re-sign MacKinnon To Eight-Year, $100.8 Million Contract, Make Him Highest-Paid NHL Player

Photo: NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche announced on Tuesday that the team has re-signed center Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year contract extension that will carry a $12.6 million cap hit and begin in 2023-24, which will be the highest in the … Continue reading

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Kraken Sign UFA, Former Capitals’ Right-Wing Sprong To PTO

Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images According to CapFriendly, the Seattle Kraken signed former Washington Capitals and unrestricted free agent right-wing Daniel Sprong to a professional tryout on Tuesday after declining to tender the 25-year-old a qualifying offer on July 11 before he … Continue reading

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Best Remaining UFAs With Two Weeks Left Until NHL Training Camps Open

Photo: NBCS With training camps across the NHL set to open in two and a half weeks, there are a number of players still looking for jobs and will likely get at least a shot at one since teams have … Continue reading

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New Capitals Goaltender Charlie Lindgren Ready to Embrace His New Home: “It’s Just a Heck of A City”

Bruce Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Charlie Lindgren in free agency to back up new starter Darcy Kuemper this season. The former Montreal Canadien and St. Louis Blue recently spoke highly about the place he will … Continue reading

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Counting on Kuemper: Examining Expectations For Darcy Kuemper Entering His First Season In Washington

Andy Cross/The Denver Post The Washington Capitals entered the 2022 offseason looking to redesign their goaltending, after the youthful tandem of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek failed to produce a clear number one option. Making a splash in the free … Continue reading

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Did The Flames Provide The Capitals The Blueprint For Rebuilding In One Offseason Following The Ovechkin Era?

Photo: Litter Box Cats No one in the NHL has had a busier offseason than the Calgary Flames, who lost two superstar forwards in left-wing Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk. Gaudreau signed a seven-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets as an … Continue reading

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Best And Worst Offseason Moves In Metropolitan Division

Photo: 1st Ohio Battery With the most significant moves of the NHL offseason likely in the rear view mirror, teams made some that will change their product on the ice for the better while others may have made ones they … Continue reading

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UFA Right-Wing, 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Connolly Joins Capitals’ Informal Skates, But Won’t Sign With Team

2018 Stanley Cup Champion and unrestricted free agent right-wing Brett Connolly joined the Washington Capitals’ informal skates before training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Friday. However, the 30-year-old told The Athletic’s Tarik El-Bashir that there is no arrangement to … Continue reading

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Extend, Cut, Trade, Or Wait?: A Look Ahead At All Of The Capitals Entering Contract Years

The Washington Capitals have a major offseason looming after 2022-23 with only one defenseman signed for the following campaign and a lot of their bottom-six forward group up for a new contract. NoVa Caps sees who is entering their contract … Continue reading

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