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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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2022 NHL Offseason Calendar

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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Report: 2022-23 NHL Salary Cap To Increase By $1 Million

After staying frozen for the past three seasons due to the revenue lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL is expecting their salary cap for next season to go up by $1 million to $82.5 million.

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Who Are The “Buyers” & “Sellers”?: Where All 32 Teams’ Stand Entering 2021-22 NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images With the 2022 NHL trade deadline less than five weeks away and the first domino dropping when the Montreal Canadiens traded right-wing Tyler Toffoli to the Calgary Flames on Monday, NoVa Caps gives an … Continue reading

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Capitals Dodge A Bullet: Oilers Sign Kane To One-Year, $2.1 Million Contract

Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Edmonton Oilers signed unrestricted free agent left-wing Evander Kane to a one-year, $2.1 million contract. The Washington Capitals were the other team that was in the running for the 30-year-old’s … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Considering Signing Former Shark Left-Wing Kane, No Contract Offered Yet

Photo: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports According to Sportnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals are considering signing unrestricted free agent left-wing Evander Kane, who’s contract was terminated by the San Jose Sharks on January 9. No contract has been offered … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Salary Cap Expected To Rise By $1 Million Next Season

According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the NHL salary cap is expected to rise by $1 million next season to $82.5 million after it has been flat the past two seasons due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wild Re-sign Reigning Calder Trophy Winner Kirill Kaprizov To Five-Year, $45 Million Contract

Image: Mercury News The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent left-wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract that carries a $9 million cap hit on Tuesday night, just prior to the start of training camp.

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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Zdeno Chara Signs One-Year Contract To Return To Islanders

Photo: CBS Boston The New York Islanders announced on Saturday that they have signed former Washington Capitals left-handed defenseman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract at an unknown cap hit. The 44-year-old became an unrestricted free agent on July 28.

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