Tag Archives: Roster Moves

Training Camp Battles: With Roster Moves Coming, the Capitals Will Have Plenty of Competition for Depth Positions

Which players will push for the remaining roster spots for the Washington Capitals in 2019 training camp? Continue reading

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“We Are in Ongoing Discussions”: Brian MacLellan Talks Jakub Vrana’s Status, Braden Holtby And Nicklas Backstrom Contracts, and More

After a day in which the Capitals added to their bottom-six forward corps, General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with reporters about the additions of Richard Panik and Garnet Hathaway, contract negotiations with Jakub Vrana, contracts for Braden Holtby and Nicklas … Continue reading

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The Capitals Will Likely Go Bargain Hunting During the 2019 NHL Free Agency Frenzy

The Washington Capitals will likely remain relatively quiet for the 2019 NHL Free Agency frenzy. Continue reading

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Thank You, Burky! A Tribute to Andre Burakovsky

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images With the salary cap lower than expected, key players entering the final years of their deals, and with some big contract decisions coming in the next few seasons, there was no doubt that Capitals’ General Manager … Continue reading

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Trading Fates: The St. Louis Blues’ and Washington Capitals’ Roads to Stanley Cup Victories Began At the Same Intersection

The fortunes of the most recent two Stanley Cup champions are, in a way intertwined. Both the St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals have made a few notable trades since the 2014-15 season that contributed to each’s run to the … Continue reading

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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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