Tag Archives: Free Agency

Why The Capitals Should Sign Pending UFA Ilya Mikheyev

Photo: NHL.com With right-wing Tom Wilson out until some time around Thanksgiving and the NHL All-Star Break, the Washington Capitals will have to replace him especially after T.J. Oshie was limited to just 44 games last season due to injury … Continue reading

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The Five Worst Contracts In The Metropolitan Division

Photo: Sporting News With NHL free agency set to open in around three week’s time, there are some bargains given out as well as some mammoths that puts huge strains on team’s salary caps every year. NoVa Caps looks at … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Interested In Canucks’ Miller, Pending UFA Kadri After Backstrom Had Surgery

Photo: NBC Sports After the news that center Nicklas Backstrom underwent surgery to resurface his left hip came out on Saturday, the Washington Capitals have been linked to Vancouver Canucks right-wing J.T. Miller (who can also play center) and pending … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Sign Malenstyn For Two Years, $1.525 Million

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Beck Malenstyn to a two-year, $1.525 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Malenstyn’s contract will be a two-way contract … Continue reading

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Top NHL Centers On The Market This Offseason

Photo: NHL.com With Nicklas Backstrom set to miss most, if not all of the 2022-23 NHL season, the Washington Capitals have a hole in the middle of their second-line. While Connor McMichael will eventually fill that slot, the team preferred … Continue reading

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Top NHL Right-Wings On The Market This Offseason

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports With Tom Wilson set to be out until at least Thanksgiving after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL in late May and T.J. Oshie proving that he cannot remain durable for a full … Continue reading

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Offseason Options For The Capitals To Add A Left-Handed Blueliner: Could An Offersheet Be On The Table?

Photo: NHL via Getty Imagee With defenseman Justin Schultz expected to leave as an unrestricted free agent and Trevor Van Riemsdyk set to slide back to his natural side, the Washington Capitals have an opening on the left side of … Continue reading

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Performance Bonuses From This Past Season To Cost Capitals $100,000 In Salary Cap Space For 2022-23

Due to defenseman Martin Fehervary ($80,000) and right-wing Brett Leason ($20,000) hitting benchmarks for performance bonuses this past season, the Washington Capitals will have $100,000 less wiggle room under the 2022-23 NHL salary cap.

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Best NHL Goaltenders Likely On The Market This Offseason

Photo: Sportworld With goaltending being the Washington Capitals’ biggest need entering the offseason, according to GM Brian MacLellan, who could fit with what they are looking for? NoVa Caps takes a look at pending unrestricted free agents as well as a … Continue reading

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The Potential Factors Regarding Which Goaltender The Capitals Will Trade This Offseason

After a season which saw three goaltenders being given a chance to grab hold of the No. 1 job but none of them running with the opportunity, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media that addressing the situation in … Continue reading

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