Tag Archives: Roster Moves

Building From Within: A Look At How the Capitals Can Ensure A Deep Prospect Pool Ahead of the Seattle Expansion Draft

The Capitals have a problem that many contending and Stanley Cup-winning teams have had: limited prospects in the minors that have potential to contribute at the NHL level. The Caps and a vast majority of the fan base would absolutely … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Burky: Why the Capitals Should Bring Back Andre Burakovsky Next Season

The Capitals have a number of players’ whose futures must be decided this offseason, with Brett Connolly and Carl Hagelin headlining the group as unrestricted free agents. One player whose future was debated throughout the 2018-19 season is Andre Burakovsky, … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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Insert Here: How Carl Hagelin Fits With The Washington Capitals

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images As the old saying goes, “If you can’t beat em’, join em’.” Well, it isn’t exactly like that, but the Washington Capitals got tired of playing against Carl Hagelin almost every playoffs the last eight years and … Continue reading

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Doing Business in Chocolatetown – A Look At the Philosophical Change to the Hershey Bears

Photo: Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News  For the longest time the Capitals and their American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears were arguably the most successful parent and farm club duo in all of hockey, as years of stockpiling high draft picks … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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Report: Sergei Shumakov Refused to Practice, Told Capitals He Was Leaving Prior to Placement on Waivers

Photo: Tori Hartman [Updated: 12/09/2018, 2:15 AM] Yesterday (Friday), it was reported that the Capitals had placed offseason signing Sergei Shumakov on unconditional waivers, with the intention to terminate his contract. Given his struggle to adapt to the North American … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Aaron Ness From Hershey, Send Travis Boyd To Hershey on Conditioning Stint; Bears Recall Parker Milner from South Carolina

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals recalled defenseman Aaron Ness from the AHL’s Hershey Bears while the Bears recalled goaltender Parker Milner from the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays, the teams announced on Wednesday evening. 

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Icing the Chocolatetown Team: Projecting The Hershey Bears’ Opening Night Roster

Photo: Tori Hartman Projecting the Hershey Bears’ Opening Night roster is not an easy task. There are still moving parts with players still in attendance of the Washington Capitals’ training camp. Another factor that can affect the lineup is a … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Third Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their third round of roster cuts on Wednesday afternoon. 

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