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“It’s Been A Pleasure To Play All Those Years With One Organization”: Alex Ovechkin Speaks on His New Contract, What It Means to Stay In Washington, and His Career Going Forward

While there was really never a doubt in anyone’s mind that a deal would be done, when the ink was put to paper on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s new, five-year, $47.5 million deal on the day before free agency, … Continue reading

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Rangers Acquire Ryan Reaves From Golden Knights For 2022 Third-Round Pick

Photo: Toronto Star The New York Rangers acquired right-wing Ryan Reaves from the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.

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Capitals Re-Acquire Vitek Vanecek From Kraken In Exchange For Jets’ 2023 Second-Round Pick

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals re-acquired goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Seattle Kraken on Wednesday night in exchange for the Winnipeg Jets’ 2023 second-round pick, according to NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes. Vanecek was the Kraken’s pick from the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Sign Lucas Johansen; Sign Two Defensemen, Goaltender Hunter Shepard To Two-Way Contracts

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Lucas Johansen to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$95,000), signed defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year, two-way contract ($750,000/350,000), defenseman Dylan McIlrath to a two-year, two-way contract (2021-22: $750,000/450,000; 2022-23: $750,000/475,000) and goaltender … Continue reading

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Report: Washington Capitals Believed to Have Interest In Re-Acquiring Vitek Vanecek From Seattle Kraken

The Canadian Press After re-signing captain Alex Ovechkin and trading away defenseman Brenden Dillon in the days leading up to NHL free agency 2021, the Washington Capitals’ most pressing need was to find a goaltender to shore up the gap … Continue reading

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Four Pending UFA Goalies That Could Make Sense For The Capitals

Photo: NHL.com After losing goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, the Washington Capitals have a need in goal. While Ilya Samsonov showed flashes of brilliance in his second season, he was inconsistent and … Continue reading

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Report: Canucks Trade Former Capitals Defenseman Nate Schmidt To Jets For 2022 Third-Round Pick

Photo: Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Vancouver Canucks traded former Washington Capitals left-handed defenseman Nate Schmidt to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night in exchange for a 2022 third-round pick. Schmidt was hesitant to … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Linked To Pending UFA Right-Handed Defenseman Brandon Montour

Photo: NHL.com According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, the Washington Capitals are interested in pending unrestricted free agent right-handed defenseman Brandon Montour after trading Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets for a second-round pick in the 2022 and 2023 … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Alex Ovechkin To Five-Year, $47.5 Million Contract

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Left wing Alex Ovechkin announced on Tuesday that he has re-signed with the Washington Capitals on a five-year contract that will carry a $9.5 million cap hit. The 35-year-old could have become an unrestricted … Continue reading

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Canucks Buy Out Final Season Of Former Capitals Goaltender Braden Holtby’s Contract

Photo: The Canuck Way According to The Athletic’s Rick Dhaliwal, the Vancouver Canucks bought out the final season of former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s two-year contract that carried a $4.3 million cap hit on Tuesday. There was trade interest … Continue reading

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