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Capitals Sign Craig Anderson To One-Year, $700,000 Contract, Place Him On Waivers

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that they have signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a one-year contract worth $700,000 and put him on waivers with the intention of putting him on the taxi squad. The 39-year-old became an … Continue reading

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Devils Sign Sami Vatanen To One-Year, $2 Million Contract

Photo: NHL.com The New Jersey Devils announced on Thursday that unrestricted free agent defenseman Sami Vatanen has signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the team.

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Zdeno Chara On Signing With Capitals: “It Wasn’t An Opportunity That I Wanted To Pass On.”

Photo: The Boston Globe A day after signing a one-year contract worth $795,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, defenseman Zdeno Chara said that unrestricted free agency has “been a long process. I’ve been through a lot of difficult decisions.” He … Continue reading

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2020-21 NHL Pre-Season Power Rankings

Photo: Raw Charge After a second wave of moves across the NHL over the past few weeks and training camps opening for teams this week, NoVa Caps presents the second edition of offseason power-rankings. You can see our first edition … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Zdeno Chara To One-Year, $795,000 Contract

Photo: NBC Sports The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that they have signed unrestricted free-agent defenseman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract worth $795,000.

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Capitals Sign Craig Anderson To PTO

Photo: Yardbarker After goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced that he will not play this season due to a heart condition, the Washington Capitals announced on Sunday that they have signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a professional tryout agreement. Anderson became an … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Conor Sheary To One-Year, $735,000 Contract

Photo: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed forward Conor Sheary to a one-year contract that carries a $735,000 cap hit. He became an unrestricted free agent on October 9 after the Pittsburgh Penguins … Continue reading

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Report: 2021 NHL Free Agency Set To Open On July 28

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, 2021 NHL Free Agency will open on Wednesday, July 28 at 12 PM ET. The NHL and NHLPA are discussing key dates and details for the 2020-21 season, which is … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Possibly Headed To Russia Without NHL Opportunity; Updates On Former Capitals Jaskin, Galiev

NHL Over the the course of his nearly 16-season NHL career, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been joined by a number of notable fellow countrymen from Russia in the  Capitals’ lineup. In recent days, news on three of those players … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To 2021 Free Agency For the Capitals

Photo: Micheline Veluvolu The 2021 offseason will be a big one for the Washington Capitals as captain Alex Ovechkin can become an unrestricted free agent and forward Jakub Vrana and goaltender Ilya Samsonov can each become restricted free agents. They … Continue reading

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