Tag Archives: Salary Cap

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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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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