Tag Archives: Michal Kempny

John Carlson Tests Free Agent Market

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals and John Carlson have yet to reach an agreement on a new contract extension so the 28-year-old defenseman will test the free agent market, which began Sunday. Carlson cannot sign a contract until next Sunday at noon … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Contract Offer to Michal Kempny

Photo: USA Today Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has been quite busy over the last 48 hours or so, with the 2018 NHL Entry Draft taking up his time the last two days and a plethora of free agents to … Continue reading

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How Much Will It Cost To Keep The Capitals Together?

Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s a good thing the Capitals won the Stanley Cup because they have some tough decisions to make on who to re-sign and who to let walk in free agency. If it was possible, General Manager Brian … Continue reading

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Post-Stanley Cup Parade Scrum: Brian MacLellan Speaks to the Media

After winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals GM is going to be busy in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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Capital Review 2017-18: Michal Kempny

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After the Capitals’ Stanley Cup win on Thursday night, the NHL season, in terms of game action is officially over. In the coming weeks, teams will begin preparing for the offseason, including the NHL Entry Draft, Free Agency, and … Continue reading

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Images from Capitals Player Sendoff at Kettler Capitals Iceplex [PHOTOS]

After the Washington Capitals practiced before an estimated crowd of 6,000 rabid Caps fans at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, players hit the showers, changed and exited the facility. All the fans that watched practice packed the eighth floor of the parking … Continue reading

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Capitals Players Get Loud Ovations Taking the Ice Saturday Morning for First Stanley Cup Finals Practice in 20 Years

The Washington Capitals are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years and the fanbase in D.C. is showing why we’re America’s Hockey Capital. As the Capitals took the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for the … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Preview: A Capital Homecoming

Photos: NHL via Getty Images “I think (Ovechkin) is taking fourteen years of frustration out on one playoff” – Jon Cooper, Head Coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. We are now in the thick of the NHL Conference Finals. The … Continue reading

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Capitals Defenseman Michal Kempny gets Fined for Cross-Checking Cedric Paquette

On Monday afternoon, the NHL Department of Player Safety issued a fine on Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny worth $2,419.35 for cross checking Cedric Paquette in the face during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. … Continue reading

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Defensive Dynamo: While John Carlson Will Surely be The Capitals’ Offseason Priority, Michal Kempny Shouldn’t Be Far Behind

Rob Carr/Getty Images Coming into the 2017-18, the biggest weakness for the Capitals was arguably their defensive corps, which suffered the significant losses of stalwarts Karl Alzner and Nate Schmidt to free agency and the Expansion Draft, respectively. Despite remaining … Continue reading

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