Tag Archives: Salary Cap

How Much Does Quality Goaltending Cost In The NHL?

Photo: Sportsnet After the Washington Capitals signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $2 million contract on Monday, they have just $2.72 million committed to goaltending for this season. This brings the question of whether that price tag is a … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Signs Three-Year, $15.75 Million Contract With Red Wings To Avoid Arbitration

Photo: MLive According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, former Washington Capitals left-wing Jakub Vrana signed a three-year contract that carries a $5.25 million cap hit with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday to avoid a salary arbitration hearing on Wednesday. He … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana, Red Wings More Than $2 Million Apart In Contract Negotiations Heading Into Arbitration

Photo: Detroit Jock City According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, former Washington Capitals left-wing Jakub Vrana and the Detroit Red Wings are more than $2 million apart in contract negotiations heading into their salary arbitration hearing on Wednesday. The 25-year-old is … Continue reading

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How Will The Capitals Replace Brenden Dillon?

Photo: NBC Sports After the Washington Capitals dealt defenseman Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for second-round picks in the 2022 and 2023 NHL Drafts (the second of which was dealt to the Seattle Kraken in exchange for … 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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Four Pending UFA Goalies That Could Make Sense For The Capitals

Photo: NHL.com After losing goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, the Washington Capitals have a need in goal. While Ilya Samsonov showed flashes of brilliance in his second season, he was inconsistent and … Continue reading

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Golden Knights Trade Marc-Andre Fleury To Blackhawks

Photo: NHLPA According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Vegas Golden Knights traded goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in exchange for forward prospect Mikael Hakkarainen. TSN’s Frank Seravalli reported that Fleury’s heart is in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals, Jets Working On Trade That Would Send Brenden Dillon To Winnipeg

Photo: Washington City Paper According to the TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Washington Capitals have traded left-handed defenseman Brendan Dillon on Monday night to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for second-round picks in the 2022 and 2023 NHL Drafts.

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Capitals Tender Qualifying Offers To Restricted Free Agents Ilya Samsonov, Lucas Johansen

Photo: @Capitals According to Washington Capitals’ senior writer Mike Vogel, the team tendered qualifying offers to pending restricted free agent goaltender Ilya Samsonov and left-handed defenseman Lucas Johansen before Monday’s 5 PM ET deadline to do so.

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Ranking The Capitals’ Expansion Draft Scenarios From Best To Worst

Photo: Nick Waas/AP With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft just 18 days away and each team having to lose player to the Seattle Kraken, some teams will lose a significant part of their rosters that will leave gaping holes while … Continue reading

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