Tag Archives: Salary Cap

Capitals Sign Conor Sheary To Two-Year Contract Extension Worth $3 Million

Photo: AP Photo/Nick Wass The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Conor Sheary to a two-year contract extension that carries a cap hit of $1.5 million. The 28-year-old could have become an unrestricted free agent after … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade Jonas Siegenthaler To Devils For Coyotes’ 2021 Third-Round Pick

Photo: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday afternoon that they have traded defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for the Arizona Coyotes’ third-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. The move clears … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Richard Panik Clears Waivers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Richard Panik cleared on waivers on Thursday after the team placed him on waivers on Wednesday and will join the team’s taxi squad. The 30-year-old has served as a healthy scratch in three … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Richard Panik On Waivers

According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals have placed forward Richard Panik on waivers on Wednesday. The 30-year-old has served as a healthy scratch in three of the past five games.

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Capitals’ Trade Tiers Leading Up To The NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: NHL.com With the NHL Trade Deadline less than a month away, the Washington Capitals and other contenders will be busy making phone calls to see if they can make improvements in preparation for the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. While … Continue reading

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After The Henrik Lundqvist News, There Are More Questions Facing Capitals

Photo: NHL.com After goaltender Braden Holtby signed a two-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks and the news that newly-signed goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will miss the entire 2020-21 season due to a heart condition, the Washington Capitals now have a hole … Continue reading

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Could 2020-21 Be Lars Eller’s Last Season With The Capitals?

As a result of the loss of revenue due to COVID-19, the NHL salary cap will remain flat at $81.5 million for the next three seasons, which is obviously a bad break for teams such as the Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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With The Capitals Needing To Shed Salary, Could Pheonix Copley Be Moved?

Photo: WaPo The flat salary cap is going to make it a struggle for lots of teams to be active and make necessary changes over the next three years, and the Washington Capitals are no different. They enter the offseason … Continue reading

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Penguins Dump Salary, Deal Nick Bjugstad To Wild

Photo: Pittsburgh Hockey Now The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Friday night that they traded center Nick Bjugstad to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. The Penguins retained 50% of Bjugstad’s $4.1 … Continue reading

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Looking At The Salary Cap Breakdown Of Past Stanley Cup Champions: How Do This Season’s Capitals Compare?

Photo: Scott Rovak/Getty Images Do recent Stanley Cup winners share a similar strategy when it comes to salary cap management? There are plenty of factors that make up a championship team other than money: team chemistry, ability to overcome adversity, … Continue reading

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