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Part 4: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Pacific Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part four of our series on projecting the 2019-20 NHL divisional standings by the “WAR” statistical metric, we’ll be taking a look at the Pacific Division.  If you missed the first three parts, here … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Brooks Laich

Photo: Greg Flume/Getty Images Come the 2019-20 season, offseason acquisition Garnet Hathaway will suit up for the Capitals donning No. 21 on his sweater. While he will (presumably) keep the number for the duration of his four-year contract, in this … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Pacific Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights have added superstars such as defenseman Erik Karlsson and … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Improvements: The Capitals Added More Lineup Flexibility with the Summer Additions

The Washington Capitals bottom-six forward rotation should be improved compared to a season ago. Continue reading

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Examining A Mock Trade That Could Help The Capitals Clear Cap Space And Add Defensive Depth

Photo: LA Kings Insider The Washington Capitals need more cap space in order to re-sign their restricted free agents, most notably forward Jakub Vrana, and get more active on the unrestricted free agent market than they have as of recent years. … Continue reading

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Capitals Send Third-Round Pick And Conditional Sixth-Round Pick To Kings In Exchange For Carl Hagelin

Photo: Los Angeles Times The Washington Capitals acquired forward Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the team announced … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals “Close” To Acquiring Carl Hagelin From Kings

Photo: @LAKingsInsider The Washington Capitals are “close” to acquiring forward Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman.

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Report: Capitals Could Have Trade For Forward In Place, Potentially With Kings

Photo: Los Angeles Times After the Washington Capitals put forward Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers on Wednesday, TSN insider Bob McKenzie reported that the team could have a deal in place to acquire veteran forward depth from the Los Angeles Kings. … Continue reading

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Caps Can Kings 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores A Pair

Photo: Monumental Sports The Washington Capitals wrapped up their annual west coast swing with a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings Monday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The win improves the Capitals record to 33-20-7 (73 points) … Continue reading

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Game Notes: Washington at Los Angeles Game Day – Capitals and Kings Do It Again At Staples Center

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images The Washington Capitals clash with the Los Angeles Kings for the second and final time this season and in a week’s span. Just one week ago, the Capitals downed the Kings by a score of … Continue reading

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