Tag Archives: John Carlson

Making the Right Moves: Brian MacLellan Works His Management Magic Yet Again

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his four seasons as General Manager of the Capitals, Brian MacLellan has proved himself to be smart, calculating, and pretty darn effective at getting deals done, whether it be a contract or trade. And the franchise’s … Continue reading

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Capitals GM Brian MacLellan Optimistic About Re-Signing John Carlson

Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media following the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas, Texas, Friday night. During the brief media session MacLellan was asked about the current status of contract negotiations with … Continue reading

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The Latest from the Washington Capitals Rumor Mill: John Carlson, Todd Reirden, Barry Trotz, Salary Cap

It’s that time of year again, the infamous “silly season”. Between the NHL entry draft and player free agency, the wheels of change are in motion. Here are the latest rumors and news bits from the world of the Washington … Continue reading

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Reports: NHL Salary Cap Expected to Increase to $79-80 Million

Harry How/Getty Images Besides the plethora of big-name free agents, the projected rise of the NHL’s salary cap was and is perhaps the most-talked about topic when it comes to the financial aspect of the league’s offseason. For months, many … Continue reading

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NoVa CAPtures : Vol. 2: The Washington CUPitals

Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the second installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In the second installment of this young feature, NoVa Caps’ Chris Laroche … Continue reading

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How Much Will It Cost To Keep The Capitals Together?

Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s a good thing the Capitals won the Stanley Cup because they have some tough decisions to make on who to re-sign and who to let walk in free agency. If it was possible, General Manager Brian … Continue reading

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Defensemen Dollars: How Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s Reported Contract Could Impact the Capitals’ Ability to Re-sign John Carlson

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images When Capitals defenseman John Carlson met with the media earlier today, the biggest topic of discussion was the former first-round pick’s pending unrestricted free agency, when, if he is unable to reach an agreement with the Caps, … Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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John Carlson: “I Love It Here. I Want to Stay Here. But There’s More To It”

The biggest storyline heading into the Washington Capitals offseason is whether or not the team will re-sign pending unrestricted free agent John Carlson. Carlson had his best season with the Capitals, leading all NHL defensemen with 15 goals and 68 … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Playoff Milestones Achieved During the 2018 Playoffs

In addition to the team’s obvious milestone of winning their first Stanley Cup in 2018, the Washington Capitals achieved a number of other milestones during their Stanley Cup playoff run to end the 2017-18 season.  This not only includes statistical … Continue reading

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