Tag Archives: Free Agency

Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Burky: Why the Capitals Should Bring Back Andre Burakovsky Next Season

The Capitals have a number of players’ whose futures must be decided this offseason, with Brett Connolly and Carl Hagelin headlining the group as unrestricted free agents. One player whose future was debated throughout the 2018-19 season is Andre Burakovsky, … Continue reading

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Key Capitals and NHL Offseason Dates

As hockey season winds down in the coming weeks, it is time to look ahead to the NHL offseason. Here are some key offseason dates to keep in mind as we approach the end of hockey season:

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A Look At UFA Forwards That The Capitals Could Target

Photo: Newsday With Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen possibly on the trade block in order to clear cap space, an additional $5.75 million could be available for the team to spend in free agency and/or trades. General manager Brian MacLellan stated after … Continue reading

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Cash & Connolly: With Some Tough Decisions Ahead, Brett Connolly Could Cost Too Much For the Capitals

In three seasons with the Capitals, right wing Brett Connolly has evolved from a taken flier, one-year deal player to a consistent, offensively-gifted forward, slowly but surely doing his part to live up to his draft pedigree (sixth overall in … Continue reading

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Summer To-Do List: Capitals Management Has Some Tough Decisions To Make As They Manage the Salary Cap

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has a busy summer ahead with key players needing new contracts. Continue reading

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Will Next Season Be Braden Holtby’s Last With The Capitals?

While Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan‘s focus is currently on retaining this summer’s unrestricted and restricted free agents in addition to adding depth to the team’s bottom-six forward group, checking in with goaltender Braden Holtby and center Nicklas Backstrom … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Roundtable: How To Fix The Capitals This Offseason

Photo: NBC Sports After a First Round exit in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Washington Capitals, it’s time to look ahead to the 2019-20 season and see what the team needs to do to put the team in … Continue reading

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What Should The Capitals Do With Carl Hagelin?

Photo: NBC Sports With the Washington Capitals‘ 2018-19 season coming to an early conclusion with a seven-game loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, team management is turning their attention towards improving … Continue reading

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A Look At UFA Defensemen The Capitals Could Target

Photo: ESPN With Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen possibly on the trade block in order to clear cap space, an additional $5.75 million could be available for the team to spend in free agency and/or trades. If the Capitals are … Continue reading

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