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The Five Best And Worst Trades By Capitals GM MacLellan

Photo: LVRJ With the 2022-23 NHL Trade Deadline now 27 days away, NoVa Caps looks at the five best and worst trades that Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan has made since taking over in May 2014.

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Grading The Capitals’ Trade Deadline Moves Under Brian MacLellan

With the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline just 32 days away, the Washington Capitals are expected to be light buyers as they currently occupy the first wild-card in the Eastern Conference. GM Brian MacLellan promised captain Alex Ovechkin in 2021 that … Continue reading

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Defensive Trade Targets: Candidate Tiers For Defensemen The Capitals Could Acquire At The Trade Deadline

Photos: Getty Images/USA Today Halfway through the month of January, we can start getting a clearer picture of the teams that are going to be willing to sell NHL roster players at the NHL Trade Deadline on March 3rd. With … Continue reading

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Grades For Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Past Trade Deadline Moves

Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just under a month away, NoVa Caps reviews Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s first seven trade deadlines on the job. 

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The Top 15 Surprises Of The 2021-22 NHL Season So Far

Photo: Dallas Morning News With all NHL teams now approaching the 10-game mark on the 2021-22 season, there have been plenty of surprises so far on both the team front and player one. NoVa Caps looks at the top 15 surprises … Continue reading

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Grading the Capitals’ Trade Deadline Defensemen Under Brian MacLellan

Since he took over from longtime incumbent George McPhee in 2014, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has overseen the return of the team to a perennial Stanley Cup contender. An interesting anecdote on MacLellan’s resume as General Manager has … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Lightning Sign Former Capitals Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk To One-Year, $1.75 Million Contract

Photo: Blueshirt Banter The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Monday morning that they have signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. The 30-year old became an unrestricted free agent on July 31 after the New York … Continue reading

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Grading Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves At The Trade Deadline

With the NHL Trade Deadline less than six days away, NoVa Caps takes a look at Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan‘s history at the deadline as he has made at least one move, including at least one acquiring a … Continue reading

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2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview

Will the Washington Capitals remain on top of the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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