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After Some Offseason Turnover, What Will The Capitals’ Defensive Lineup Look Like On Opening Night?

Photo: Newsbreak After allowing an average of 3.32 goals-per-game from December 8 on during the regular season (the third-worst in the NHL and the worst among teams that participated in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers), the Washington Capitals made some … Continue reading

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Report: Golden Knights Sign Alex Pietrangelo To Seven-Year, $61.6 Million Contract; Nate Schmidt Trade Looming

Photo: Yardbarker According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Vegas Golden Knights have signed UFA defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year contract that will carry a cap hit of $8.8 million. Rumors have swirled the past few days that if Pietrangelo … Continue reading

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“A Great Teammate And Even Better Friend”: Tom Wilson Pays Tribute to Braden Holtby in Heartfelt Video

Harry How/Getty Images North America Although longtime Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s departure in NHL free agency was widely anticipated upon the opening of the market on Friday, the absence of the person and player Holtby was for the Capitals … Continue reading

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Flyers Sign Erik Gustafsson To One-Year, $3 Million Contract After Matt Niskanen Retires

Photo: Flames Nation The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Monday afternoon that they have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Erik Gustafsson to a one-year contract worth $3 million.

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Capitals Sign Daniel Carr To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday that they have signed unrestricted free agent forward Daniel Carr to a one-year, two-way contract, which will carry a cap hit of $700,000.

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Capitals Sign Trevor Van Riemsdyk To One-Year, $800,000 Contract

Photo: Cardiac Cane The Washington Capitals announced Saturday night that they signed defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a one-year contract worth $800,000. The 29-year-old became an unrestricted free agent on Friday.

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Capitals Sign Cameron Schilling To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: Arctic Ice Hockey The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Cameron Schilling to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$365,000), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Devils Sign Corey Crawford To Two-Year, $7.8 Million Contract

Photo: NHL.com The New Jersey Devils announced late Friday night that they have signed goaltender Corey Crawford to a two-year contract, which will carry a cap hit of $3.9 million. He will make $3.6 million in 2020-21 and $4.2 million … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Contract Talks With Alex Ovechkin Are “Tabled” Until Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals Washington Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan told the media on the opening day of free agency that there is no update on contract talks with captain Alex Ovechkin, who is eligible to sign a contract extension at any … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Justin Schultz To Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Justin Schultz to a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $4 million. The team will pay him $3 million in 2020-21 and $5 million the next season.

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