Tag Archives: Offseason

A Look Ahead To Free Agency – Who Could Fit Into The Capitals’ Plans?

Photo: NHLPA For the past four NHL free agent signing seasons, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has gone after some low-key names that came with low risk but potentially high rewards such as forward Brett Connolly (2016), forward Devante … Continue reading

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Grading The Capitals’ Moves This Season At The Halfway Point

Photo: NBCSW As the midway point of the season has come and gone, it’s time to check in on how the Washington Capitals‘ offseason moves are looking so far. GM Brian MacLellan had a busy offseason after the Capitals’ first-round … Continue reading

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“He’s the Reason I have a Ring”: Former Capitals Teammates Believe Devante Smith-Pelly will Get Another Chance At an NHL Role

During the Capitals’ run to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, arguably no player was seen as more of a “hero” in the team’s 24-game playoff run than right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, who, on a one-year, $650,000 contract, scored … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 Offseason Timeline

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a busy offseason, making tweaks around the edges of the roster while keeping their core intact after falling in seven games in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Question Facing Each NHL Team This Season

Photo: NHL.com After each NHL team made changes during the 2019 offseason and some have taken a serious step towards Stanley Cup contention while others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps goes through the major question facing each team heading … Continue reading

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An Early Look At The 2020 Stanley Cup Favorites

Photo: Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times As NHL training camp opens in about six and a half weeks, teams have been looking to make tweaks to take the next step as an organization whether that is towards becoming a Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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

Photo: Sports Illustrated General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators have added superstars such as forward Joe Pavelski and center … 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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The Year In Review: Grading Each Atlantic Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: Sun-Sentinel General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the Florida Panthers and Toronto Maple Leafs have added superstars such as goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and center … Continue reading

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Capitals Get Bigger, Grittier With Offseason Additions

Photo: Hockey Troll The Washington Capitals have been active during the 2019 NHL offseason after a seven-game exit in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the expense of the Carolina Hurricanes. After winning the Stanley Cup in … Continue reading

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