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Trading Fates: The St. Louis Blues’ and Washington Capitals’ Roads to Stanley Cup Victories Began At the Same Intersection

The fortunes of the most recent two Stanley Cup champions are, in a way intertwined. Both the St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals have made a few notable trades since the 2014-15 season that contributed to each’s run to the … Continue reading

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As The NHL Draft And Free Agency Near, How Active Will The Capitals Be?

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After trading defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Radko Gudas on Friday and re-signing forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year contract worth $11 million ($2.75 million AAV) on Sunday, the Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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