Tag Archives: Washington Capitals

How Much Will Nicklas Backstrom Cost The Capitals?

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images One of the biggest boxes on Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan‘s to-do list this offseason is to re-sign center Nicklas Backstrom to a contract extension. The 31-year old can sign an extension at any … Continue reading

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Who Is Your Capitals Buddy? Help Others Find Theirs Through Best Buddies; Charity Challenge Hits $3,000

Photo: Best Buddies Capital Region Who is your Washington Capitals buddy? That friend you go to games with, or text whenever the Capitals score or when the refs blow a call? Now, imagine not having a buddy. Capitals hockey is … Continue reading

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Why Re-Signing Brett Connolly Might Not Be The Best Option For Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Entering the 2019 offseason, the Washington Capitals‘ biggest unrestricted free agent is forward Brett Connolly, who set career-highs in goals (22), assists (24), and points (46) this past season. While re-signing Connolly before he can hit … Continue reading

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After Being A Healthy Scratch With Blackhawks, Michal Kempny Has Become Pivotal Piece For Capitals

Photo: Sporting News When the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a third-round pick in the upcoming draft on February 19, 2018, it was considered a minor move around the NHL.

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Construction Begins On Roller Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Part of Capitals’ Legacy Project Initiative

Photo: Fredericksburg Hockey Last year, NoVa Caps shared news of a planned roller hockey rink to be built in Fredericksburg, Virginia that would be funded partly by the Capitals as part of their Legacy Project, which focuses on growing the … 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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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom On Former Teammate Marcus Johansson: “I Feel Like Maybe If Anyone Deserves To Win It This Year, It’s Him In Boston.’’

Photo: Zimbio According to Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, the Washington Capitals are interested in a reunion with forward Marcus Johansson, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Johansson is in the final year of a three-year … 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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Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Wife, Anastasia, Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov and his wife Anastasia welcomed a baby boy, Fyodor, to the family four years after their daughter Yesenia was born, the KHL’s Traktor Chelyabinsk announced on Monday.

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Bounceback Season From Dmitry Orlov In 2019-20 Key For Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Washington After a career-year and playing a key role in the Washington Capitals‘ Stanley Cup victory in 2017-18, defenseman Dmitry Orlov had a down year by his standards this past season. If the Capitals are going to … Continue reading

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