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Radko Gudas Says Capitals “Hundred Percent” Have Stanley Cup Potential

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen this past Friday, spoke to the Washington media for the first time via conference call on Tuesday afternoon. He discussed … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Are “In Total ‘Go For It’ Mode”

Photo: NHL.com Now that the 2018-19 NHL season has ended, the offseason trade buzz is starting to ramp up. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals are among the most active teams in trade talks so far this offseason, … 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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A Deeper Dive Into The Capitals’ Latest Acquisition, Radko Gudas

Photo: Broad Street Hockey The Washington Capitals cleared some much-needed cap space when they traded defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas on Friday morning. He enters the 2019-20 season on the last year of … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Radko Gudas From Flyers In Exchange For Matt Niskanen

Photo: USA Today The Washington Capitals announced on Friday morning that the team acquired defenseman Radko Gudas from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen. The Flyers will retain 30% of Gudas’ cap hit. The trade clears $3.395 … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trade Bait and Acquisitions

Photo: Yahoo! Sports Late last week, TSN released a list of their top 25 “trade bait” players for this off-season (here). It is interesting to note that no players from the Washington Capitals appeared on this list but it is … 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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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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Looking At How The 2018-19 Capitals And The 2019 Stanley Cup Finalists Were Built

Photo: NBC Sports Boston As the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues get set for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night at TD Garden (8 PM ET, can be seen on NBC), NoVa Caps looks at … Continue reading

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