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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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Report: 2019-20 NHL Salary Cap Projections Are Dropping

Photo: WJLA The NHL salary cap projections have been dropping as of late. NHL General Managers are fearing that the cap ceiling will be around $81.5-82 million, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The projected cap ceiling was around $82.5-83 million … Continue reading

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Thank You Nisky!: A Tribute to Matt Niskanen

In today’s world of sports, trades are a common occurrence for teams strapped by financial constraints, and this morning brought this reality front and center when defenseman Matt Niskanen was dealt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for fellow blueliner … Continue reading

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Offseason Storylines: There is Plenty of Trade Chatter Before the 2019 NHL Entry Draft

There are plenty of trade rumors as the 2019 NHL Draft approaches. Continue reading

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Examining A Mock Trade That Could Help The Capitals Clear Cap Space And Add Defensive Depth

Photo: LA Kings Insider The Washington Capitals need more cap space in order to re-sign their restricted free agents, most notably forward Jakub Vrana, and get more active on the unrestricted free agent market than they have as of recent years. … 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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Fixing the Bottom-Six Conundrum: The Washington Capitals Have Plenty of Work To Do in the 2019 Offseason

General Manager Brian MacLellan and his staff have plenty of work to do in the 2019 offseason. 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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Cash & Connolly: With Some Tough Decisions Ahead, Brett Connolly Could Cost Too Much For the Capitals

In three seasons with the Capitals, right wing Brett Connolly has evolved from a taken flier, one-year deal player to a consistent, offensively-gifted forward, slowly but surely doing his part to live up to his draft pedigree (sixth overall in … Continue reading

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Summer To-Do List: Capitals Management Has Some Tough Decisions To Make As They Manage the Salary Cap

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has a busy summer ahead with key players needing new contracts. Continue reading

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