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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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Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan’s Final Thoughts in DC Before Heading to Vegas

Earlier this week, for the first time since the Washington Capitals became the Eastern Conference Champions and punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan publicly addressed the media and answered questions about the state … Continue reading

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Update on Capitals Shooting Statistics after 52 Games: Good or Bad, It’s “Steady As She Goes”

With 52 of 82 games in the books, the Capitals team identity and style of play is starting to take shape. The team was hampered with significant injuries through the first 34 games of the season, but have been really … Continue reading

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Despite the Offseason Roster Turnover, Brian MacLellan Knew What He Was Doing

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan made tough decisions last summer and has kept a competitive team intact. Continue reading

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