Tag Archives: Free Agency

Looking At The Potential Training Camp Battles For The Capitals

Photo: Washington Post With center Jay Beagle signing with the Vancouver Canucks and goaltender Philipp Grubauer traded to the Colorado Avalanche, a couple of roster spots will be up for grabs next month, when training camp begins. In this post, NoVa … Continue reading

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A Look Around the Atlantic Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which Atlantic Division teams will be improved and which teams will be worse in 2018-19? Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Brooks Orpik To One-Year Contract Worth $1 Million

Photo: BC Interruption The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Brooks Orpik to a one-year contract worth $1 million, the team announced on Tuesday afternoon. 

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Capitals Re-Sign Madison Bowey To Two-Year Contract Worth $2 Million

Photo: Zimbio The Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Madison Bowey to a two-year contract worth $2 million ($1 million AAV), the team announced early Thursday evening. The defenseman became a restricted free agent on July 1. 

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which teams stock is up, down, or unchanged in the Metropolitan Division for 2018-19? Continue reading

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How Will The Capitals Handle Braden Holtby’s Workload This Season?

Photo: NHL.com After the Washington Capitals traded goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche along with defenseman Brooks Orpik in exchange for the 47th pick in the NHL Draft on June 22, there will be more pressure on goaltender Braden … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Qualifying Offer Set to Expire at 5 PM: What Does That Mean?

Photo: The Hockey News Restricted free agents who have not accepted their qualifying offer by 5 PM on Sunday will see that offer expire. However, teams do not lose their RFA’s rights to those players declining initial offers.

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Capitals Re-sign Liam O’Brien To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: USA Today The Washington Capitals announced that they signed forward Liam O’Brien to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000. O’Brien became a restricted free agent July 1 and was the only Capital to file for salary arbitration. His hearing … Continue reading

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How State Taxes Are Factored Into Contracts

Photo: The Sportster CapFriendly.com tweeted on Tuesday afternoon how income taxes are considered in contracts. This came after Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov signed an eight-year contract extension worth $76 million ($9.5 million AAV) on Tuesday. Kucherov, who was … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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