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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Defenseman Justin Schultz

Photo: NHL.com After averaging 3.44 goals-against per game from December 22 onward, the most among the 24 teams that participated in the NHL’s return-to-play plan, the Washington Capitals signed three defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue … Continue reading

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First Look At The Hershey Bears Defense And Goaltending For The 2020-21 Season

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers While the start of the 2020-21 American Hockey League (AHL) season still remains somewhat up in the air, the lack of a start date has not affected the roster of the Hershey Bears from beginning to … Continue reading

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Capitals Doing Well To Avoid ‘Scary’ Contracts List (So Far)

Fans always have certain player contracts that simply drive them nuts. Whether it’s cost or perceived lack of production value, there are always one or two (maybe more) contracts that just don’t sit well. However, believe it (or not), the … Continue reading

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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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Newly-Signed Justin Schultz: “Washington Is Very Tough, Playing The Hard Game…Couldn’t Be More Excited To Be A Capital”

Photo: NHL.com On Tuesday afternoon, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz spoke to D.C. media for the first time since signing a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $4 million during free agency on Friday. The team will pay … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Capitals’ Free Agent Defensemen Signings With WAR and SPAR

Through the first day of unrestricted free agency, the Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan have been busy adding players to their NHL roster. Thus far, the Capitals have signed defenseman Brenden Dillon to a four year deal with a … 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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Capitals at Devils Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov To Go Up Against MacKenzie Blackwood

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals did not make any new headlines entering their game at the New Jersey Devils on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Center Nic Dowd will draw back into the lineup after sitting in … Continue reading

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Ovi Strikes Late to Deliver Caps a 4-3 Win and 2-1 Series Lead

Photo: Capitals Twitter Alex Ovechkin struck late to deliver a 4-3 win for the Washington Capitals over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Second Round Series, giving the Caps a 2-1 series lead. It was the Capitals’ ninth … Continue reading

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