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Hockey and All That – The Goalie Go-Round Edition

Photo: David Zalubowski / AP This was an off season where goalie movement was truly a carousel, with many goalies switching teams through either the expansion draft, free agency, or trades. In fact, several teams replaced their entire goaltending corps. … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That: 2021 Offseason Edition

Photo: Alex Ovechkin What an offseason so far! While the offseason between the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons is shorter than usual, it’s been somewhat eventful. The flat salary cap has given General Managers incentive to jettison players they would normally … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2021 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: KDVR It has been a wild offseason across the NHL so far, with an expansion draft, the reigning Vezina Trophy winner (and another Vezina nominee) changing teams, and a bunch of high-profile names being available via trade or expansion … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Does Not File For Salary Arbitration; Red Wings’ Jakub Vrana Among 17 Players That Did

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Capitals goaltender and restricted free agent Ilya Samsonov did not file for salary arbitration by Sunday’s 5 PM ET deadline to do so. Because he did not file for arbitration, it is assumed that Samsonov feels … Continue reading

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Report: Washington Capitals Believed to Have Interest In Re-Acquiring Vitek Vanecek From Seattle Kraken

The Canadian Press After re-signing captain Alex Ovechkin and trading away defenseman Brenden Dillon in the days leading up to NHL free agency 2021, the Washington Capitals’ most pressing need was to find a goaltender to shore up the gap … Continue reading

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.

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Netminders Inc. : A Look At The Washington Capitals’ Production of Goaltenders

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered new waters in the 2020-21 season with two young goaltenders with little and no major experience at the NHL level in Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek, after the departure of longtime netminder … Continue reading

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A Look At How Capitals’ Goalies Performed During Their Rookie Season

Photo: @Capitals As goaltender Ilya Samsonov looks poised to become the Washington Capitals‘ starter for the foreseeable future after this season due to a strong campaign and Braden Holtby set to become an unrestricted free agent and unlikely to be … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby vs. Philipp Grubauer In Goal; Avalanche Place Andre Burakovsky On PP1 Against Former Team, Evgeny Kuznetsov Skates After Morning Skate: Capitals at Avalanche Pregame Notebook

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo Goaltender Braden Holtby will start in net for the third time in four games when the Washington Capitals visit the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on Thursday night (9:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN … Continue reading

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A Look Back At The Capitals’ 2017 Expansion Draft Protection List

Photo: LVRJ With the Vegas Golden Knights in the midst of their third season as a franchise, NoVa Caps looks back at the Washington Capitals‘ protection list for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft to see whether they might change anything … Continue reading

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