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A First Look At Replacing Justin Schultz With Erik Gustafsson

Photos: NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan had his busiest opening day to free agency since his ascension from assistant general manager to general manager back in 2014, acquiring six players in the opening day frenzy. … Continue reading

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Kraken Sign Former Capitals Defenseman Schultz To Two-Year Contract

According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Seattle Kraken have signed former Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz to a two-year contract that carries a cap hit around the $3 million range.

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Evaluating The Performance Of NHL Defensemen With Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Defensemen are often times the most polarizing players in hockey. If you read comments from fans online, many times they are criticizing mostly defensive players, calling them pylons or other disparaging terms, because they’re not solid enough, defensively.

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Blueline Performance Review: Ranking And Grading The Washington Capitals Defensemen For The 2021-22 Season

As we continue to wrap-up our analysis of the Washington Capitals 2021-22 season, we  next take a look at the performance of the Capitals defensemen during the regular season. This post will ultimately generate team ranking and grades for each of … Continue reading

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Blueline Pipeline: Assessing The Capitals Organizational Depth On Defense And Lead Indicators For 2022-23 Opening Night Roster

It’s beneficial to regularly conduct a “big picture” assessment of an organization’s depth by position in order to gain a solid understanding of the status of certain attributes within the organization. The periodic review is also essential in identifying necessary … Continue reading

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Capitals Give Up Five Unanswered Goals, Fall To Panthers, 5-3; Florida Takes First Lead In Series, 3-2

Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images Up 3-0, the Washington Capitals gave up five unanswered goals in the second and third periods to lose to the Florida Panthers, 5-3, Wednesday night at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The … Continue reading

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Salary Cap Solvency Finally On The Near Horizon For The Washington Capitals

Often lost in the day-to-day rumblings and grumblings among Capitals fans (myself included) is the fact that the Capitals have been operating for more than two seasons with little-to-n0 fiscal budget. The scant salary cap space has often dwindled to … Continue reading

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Capitals Fly Past Flyers, 9-2, For Fourth Straight Victory; Sheary, Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Eller, Mantha, Irwin, Larsson Each Tally Two Points, Schultz Three

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 9-2 at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. They drew within two points of the Pittsburgh Penguins for third place in the … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals Saturday Gameday Morning Skate At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals held morning skate on Saturday prior to their inaugural home tilt against the Seattle Kraken at Capital One Arena. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was on hand to capture the action from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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T.J. Oshie And Justin Schultz Set To Return To Lineup: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate In New York

The Washington Capitals held their gameday morning skate Thursday morning at Madison Square Garden (MSG) in Manhattan. They face the Rangers tonight at 7:00 PM on ESPN.

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