Tag Archives: Roster Moves

Similar Paths, Diverging Course: The Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers, and The Road Not Taken

Graphic: @epoole88 There are times after a particularly traumatic Stanley Cup Playoff exit that ends a team’s season prematurely, in which fans and some pundits insist that the team in question needs a culture change, from suggestions to trade the … Continue reading

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Quarterly Check-In: How The Capitals Should Approach The 2020 Offseason

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big offseason up ahead. Center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby can both become unrestricted free agents on July 1 and forwards Alex Ovechkin and Jakub Vrana will both be eligible to sign … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Trade In Place For Chandler Stephenson, Possibly With Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Washington Capitals have a deal in place to trade forward Chandler Stephenson, possibly with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Report: Chandler Stephenson Not On Ice With Capitals In San Jose, Likely Part Of Roster Transaction

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson was not on the ice during the team’s practice at SAP Center on Monday morning and could be part of a transaction, according to senior writer Mike Vogel.

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Report: Capitals Assign Tyler Lewington To AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals reportedly sent defenseman Tyler Lewington to the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Sunday, according to the Associated Press’ Stephen Whyno. The move clears cap space to accommodate forward Richard Panik, who is eligible to be activated off of … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Three Players, Including Christian Djoos, On Waivers

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday afternoon that they have placed defenseman Christian Djoos, forward Liam O’Brien, and forward Michael Sgarbossa on waivers with the intention of assigning them to AHL Hershey. All three will have to clear in order … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Third Round Of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday a third round of cuts to the their 2019 training camp roster. Six players were reassigned to Hershey:

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Bottom Six Battleground: Travis Boyd Scores Second Preseason Goal in First Period Against St. Louis Blues, Bottom-six Roster Spot Competition Heating Up

Heading into the final days of training camp/the preseason, the Capitals’ coaching staff’s most pressing decisions will involve deciding which players earn a spot on defense, and which forwards will earn a spot among the bottom-six forward group. And through … Continue reading

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Rounding out the Roster: Which Players Will Make the Capitals’ Final Roster?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After making a second round of cuts to their preseason roster, a clearer picture on who will be on the final roster for the Capitals is being drawn. With the added salary cap ceiling cushion that … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Second Round Of Roster Cuts

Photo: WTOP On their second day off of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals spoiled it for some players as they cut nine from their roster, though there were few surprises.

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