Tag Archives: Jon Sorensen

Quantity vs. Quality: Finding Trade Value In The Washington Capitals Prospect Pool Without Damaging The Long-Term Viability of The Organization

Much has been made about the Washington Capitals rather shallow prospect pool. Simply put, there is a lot of truth in those statements. The Capitals farm system has been significantly depleted after years of trading away picks and the use … Continue reading

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We’ve Likely Seen Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Best. But Is That Good Enough?

Each preseason the story is the same. “If Evgeny Kuznetsov can just put together a full season…” Or, “If Kuznetsov can have that breakout season we know he is capable of, the Capitals can make a run…”. The storylines are … Continue reading

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NHL General Managers Preparing For Frenzy Following Final

It’s a new world, now. A world chock-full of unknowns and apprehension. And the NHL’s general mangers are sitting center stage, trying to quickly understand and adjust to the new world realities. For the NHL, that means a flat salary … Continue reading

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Capitals Loan Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to Vastervik IK

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday afternoon that they have loaned forward prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to Vastervik IK of the Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan League. 

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Money Crunch: Pierre McGuire Believes We “Will See Some Teams That Will Be Sold”

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Financial woes continue for NHL teams, with no near-term relief in sight. Last week reports began to surface that several teams were late in paying player bonuses, with The Athletic’s Katie Strang specifically reporting that … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas On Being Drafted By The Capitals, Getting A Stick From Alex Ovechkin And Playing In The NHL

Photo: Dinamo Minsk Due to the delay in the start of the WHL season, Washington Capitals forward prospect Aliaksei Protas is biding his time playing for Dynamo Minsk in the KHL. The 6’6” forward has already played five games for the … Continue reading

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Flames’ Mark Giordano Wins 2019-20 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames won the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award on Sunday, presented to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities on and off the ice and who plays a leading role in … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Lou Lamoriello Wins General Manager Of the Year; No Votes For Brian MacLellan

The NHL announced on Saturday evening that Lou Lamoriello of the New York Islanders has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the 2020 Jim Gregory General Manager of the year award. Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan received no … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Trade UFA Joel Edmundson To Canadiens For 5th-Round Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Saturday afternoon that they have traded defenseman Joel Edmundson to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick (#139 overall) in the 2020 NHL entry draft. Edmundson is set to become a free agent … Continue reading

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Nathan MacKinnon Wins The Lady Bing Trophy

AP Photo/Jack Dempsey The NHL announced Friday night that Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche was the 2019-20 Lady Bing Trophy winner. The award, voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, is given annually to the NHL player who … Continue reading

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