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A Look Around the Atlantic Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which Atlantic Division teams will be improved and which teams will be worse in 2018-19? Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Liam O’Brien To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: USA Today The Washington Capitals announced that they signed forward Liam O’Brien to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000. O’Brien became a restricted free agent July 1 and was the only Capital to file for salary arbitration. His hearing … 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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Contract Conversation: A Look at this Offseason’s Defensemen Entering Unrestricted Free Agency [Readers’ Poll]

As the 2017-18 regular season begins to wind down, Washington Capitals’ management is surely starting to look at the cap space they have and who they might be interested in re-signing, trading (if any), or signing in free agency. A … Continue reading

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Big Dollar Defenseman: John Carlson’s Career Season Could Make Re-signing Him A Pricey Challenge for the Capitals

The 2017-18 season has been one in which the Capitals have performed relatively above expectations, something that has been very true for defenseman John Carlson, who has stepped up and become one of the best players on the team. Earlier … 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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Evaluating the Capitals’ Pending Free Agents

Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After having 11 free agents this past off-season, Washington has nine free agents on the current roster next summer. Of the nine, four are restricted free agents. The Capitals currently have 14 players signed for … Continue reading

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2017 NHL Free Agency Frenzy: Day 1 Recap

What were the biggest moves made on Day 1 of 2017 NHL Free Agency? Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie – What Will He Cost the Capitals?

What will the Washington Capitals have to pay T.J. Oshie to keep him with the club long-term? Continue reading

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With Their Season Over, the Caps Face A Massively Important Offseason With their Pending Free Agents

Photo: Washington Times While the Capitals nor their fans expected to be heading home early from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the cold truth is that the team must move forward, and for General Manager Brian MacLellan, that starts with making … Continue reading

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