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Can Devante Smith-Pelly Become the Next Brett Connolly?

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images When the Capitals signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly in free agency a few weeks ago they did so, not expecting him to replace departing Top 6 right wing Justin Williams but, as a player that could help … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov is Ready to Take the Step Into Superstardom

Photo: NHL Dmitry Orlov’s hockey career was once in jeopardy due to setbacks after undergoing surgery on a broken wrist, but looking at his performance the last two seasons, one wouldn’t even know it. One of the NHL’s most promising … Continue reading

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While the Moves Made (So far) This Summer May Say Otherwise, Caps Fans Need to Trust Brian MacLellan

Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post ¬†After another disappointing end to their season, the Capitals’ offseason got off to a promising and nice start with the re-signing of right wing T.J. Oshie to an eight-year contract. After losing defensemen Nate Schmidt … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Philipp Grubauer to One Year Deal

Photo: NHL The Capitals made it clear that their main focus this offseason would be to lock up their restricted free agents to new contracts and they made it a priority to re-sign right wing T.J. Oshie. One of those … Continue reading

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Caps Re-sign Andre Burakovsky to Two-year Contract

Photo: Sports Illustrated Having already locked up three of their five restricted free agents (Brett Connolly, Dmitry Orlov, and Evgeny Kuznetsov), the Capitals continued to check off the rest of their to-do list as they announced the signing of young … Continue reading

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Change Was Expected This Summer, But No One Expected This Much

Matt McClain/The Washington Post When the horn sounded on the Capitals’ season two months ago, the feeling from the team, coaching staff, management, and fans alike was more than just disappointment. It was also devastation and that of wanting to … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade Marcus Johansson to Devils

Nick Wass/Associated Press After being stuck with just $4.6 million in cap space following the re-signing of star center Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight-year deal, the Caps had to find a way to free up cap space. They did just … Continue reading

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Caps Lock Up Kuznetsov on an Eight-year Deal

Photo: Washington Capitals Having already locked up three of their restricted free agents, the Caps continued checking off their offseason to-do list of signing their RFAs to new contracts with the signing of second-line center and budding superstar to a … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr. Game 7: A Tribute to Justin Williams

After re-signing right wing T.J. Oshie, the Capitals made it clear that they were all but done negotiating with their remaining unrestricted free agents. It came as no surprise when right wing Justin Williams signed with the Carolina Hurricanes early … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Anthony Peluso to One-year Deal

CBC While the Caps are unlikely to sign any of the major names on the free agent market, they have added some depth and toughness to the organization with the addition of former Winnipeg Jet Anthony Peluso¬†on a one-year, two-way … Continue reading

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