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NHL Sets Dates For Arbitration Hearings; Capitals’ Christian Djoos, Chandler Stephenson’s To Take Place On July 22, August 1, Respectively

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The NHL released dates for salary arbitration hearings on Tuesday afternoon. Washington Capitals’ restricted free agents, defenseman Christian Djoos and forward Chandler Stephenson, will have their cases heard in front of a neutral arbitrator in … Continue reading

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Should The NHL Move To A “Luxury Tax” Salary Management Model?

July can be a really trying and emotional month for Hockey fans. NHL and AHL Contracts officially expire, rendering many fan-favorite players “free agents” of one form another, with some of those players ultimately leaving town for a new team. … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Likely to Sign Forward Richard Panik to Four-year Deal

Photo: Getty Images With the Capitals set to lose right wing Brett Connolly to free agency, and the trades of Andre Burakovsky and Matt Niskanen freeing up cap space, General Manager Brian MacLellan will likely look to free agency to solve … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Andre Burakovsky Trade With The Media

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to discuss free agency and the trade that sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche after the team’s annual development camp wrapped up on Saturday. … 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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A Look At The Trades That Took Place Around The League On Day 2 Of The NHL Draft

Photo: Detroit News With trade buzz around the NHL ahead of the draft in Vancouver heating up, it was surprising that Friday’s Round 1 of the draft did not feature any major moves. That changed early Saturday before the second … Continue reading

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NHL Salary Cap Set At $81.5 Million For 2019-20 Season

Photo: Geoff Burke/USA Today The salary cap for the 2019-20 NHL season has been set at $81.5 million. The Washington Capitals currently have $9,235,706 remaining in cap space with 17 players under contract for the season. The salary floor is … Continue reading

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Even With a Late First Round Pick, the Washington Capitals Have Plenty of Options Entering the 2019 NHL Draft

What is the Washington Capitals game plan entering the 2019 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Salary Cap, And Injury Updates On Conference Call With The Media

Prior to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media via conference call on Thursday afternoon. He touched on numerous topics such as injury updates, trade talk around the NHL, contract negotiation updates, … Continue reading

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