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“Retool” or “Rebuild”?: Reviewing The Last Six Months Of The Capitals Roster Mangement

After the Washington Capitals decided to be “sellers” at the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline for the first time in more than a decade, the team and General Manager Brian MacLellan decided to embark on a journey of significant restructuring of … Continue reading

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Max Pacioretty And Family Make First Visit To MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Photo: Twitter/@Capitals Another new face was spotted at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning. Washington Capitals forward Max Pacioretty brought his family to the Caps’ practice facility and watched three of his five children skate on the ice. 

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Grading Every NHL Team’s Offseason So Far: Metropolitan Division

Photo: SN With the 2023 NHL Draft done and most of the marquee players on the trade block and in free agency off of the board, NoVa Caps grades each team’s offseason by division so far. We will also look … Continue reading

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Progress Report For Brian MacLellan’s Off-Season To-Do List

Back in May, I outlined a to-do list for Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan in order to address the gaps in the roster construction leading up to the start of the 2023-24 regular season. While MacLellan has not been nearly as … Continue reading

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“We’ll Continue To Monitor the Trade Market”: Capitals GM Brian MacLellan Outlines Offseason Agenda, Talks Adding Pacioretty, Edmundson

Screenshot: Washington Capitals “Open-minded” is a word that could define Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s press conference this afternoon, following the Capitals’ moves on the opening day of NHL free agency on July 1. The nine-year GM touched on … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Capitals Acquisitions Of Max Pacioretty and Joel Edmundson

Photo: News Observer On the opening day of unrestricted free agency, the Washington Capitals made two moves in hopes to improve the team after missing the playoffs for the first time in a decade. The moves addressed both offensive and … Continue reading

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Report: Washington Signs Pacioretty To One-Year, $2 Million Contract

Photo: Stathead Hockey According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Washington Capitals have signed unrestricted free agent left-wing Max Pacioretty to a one-year, $2 million contract, which also includes a $2 million bonus if the 34-year-old meets an unknown games-played mark. … Continue reading

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The “Close, But No Cigar” Team – NHL Players Who Barely Missed Out On Winning The Stanley Cup

Photo: Toronto Star For NHL teams, it’s often ill-timed injuries that derail a team from winning a championship or even making the playoffs. For NHL players, it’s ill-timed trades, placement on waivers, or even contract expiration that causes them to … Continue reading

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Best And Worst Offseason Moves In Metropolitan Division

Photo: 1st Ohio Battery With the most significant moves of the NHL offseason likely in the rear view mirror, teams made some that will change their product on the ice for the better while others may have made ones they … Continue reading

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Injuries Decimate Playoff Contenders In The NHL

Photo: Las Vegas Review Journal Several of the teams who were expected to be contenders in the 2021-22 season have spent much of the season dealing with a long injury list and/or long term injuries to key players. This includes … Continue reading

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