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Justin Williams accepting the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2014 (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

How Do Williams and Oshie Fit in Washington?

Man, talk about a week’s worth of opinions. First, General Manager Brian McClellan was skewered for wasting a first round pick on a goaltender. Now, he has been praised for […]

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Gets Bridge Deal

Young Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov signed a two-year bridge contract worth $6 million on Monday evening. The Capitals have re-signed Evgeny Kuznetsov to a two-year, $6 million deal. — […]

by · July 7, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
Justin Williams accepting the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2014 (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Washington’s Latest Right Wingers: Capitals’ Williams and Oshie

On your left, we have superstar and future Hall-of-Famer Alex Ovechkin. And, on your right, we have … well until recently, it was anybody’s guess. After a shrewd few days […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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T.J. Oshie Gives Capitals Elite Top Line

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan was on the lookout for a top-six winger for the 2015-16 since Washington’s season concluded in the playoffs. He found one in Justin Williams last […]

by · July 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Balancing the Capitals' top lines: T.J. Oshie (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Caps’ Lineup Takes Shape After MacLellan’s Moves

Two things happened with the Washington Capitals’ signing of Justin Williams Wednesday. The team filled a hole at right wing among its top six that has existed for quite some […]

by · July 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Dan Ellis (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Captials Add Depth, Sign Dan Ellis

On Saturday, the Washington Capitals added goaltending depth by signing veteran netminder Dan Ellis to a one-year, two-way contract. NEWS: #Caps sign goaltender Dan Ellis to a one-year, two-way contract. […]

by · July 4, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
San Jose Sharks Grow Stronger With Joel Ward

San Jose Sharks Grow Stronger With Joel Ward

Joel Ward signed a three-year $9.825 million deal with the San Jose Sharks Friday for an annual salary cap hit of $3.275 million. The veteran right wing Ward, 34, was a […]

Ovi and Oshie will line up in the same colors next season (Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Oshie and Ovi on Capitals’ Top Line is Key

After a major trade deal Thursday, T.J. Oshie is heading to the Washington Capitals from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Troy Brouwer, Phoenix Copley and a third-round pick. […]

Balancing the Capitals' top lines: T.J. Oshie (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

T.J. Oshie Traded to the Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals to continue to reload for the upcoming season, and a run to the Stanley Cup. After signing Mr. Game 7 himself, Justin Williams, on Wednesday night, the […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
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Is the Washington Capitals Defense Set?

With the loss of Mike Green in free agency to the Detroit Red Wings, it was known that the Capitals would likely stay quiet on the blue line and just […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Justin Williams Signing Outstanding Deal For Capitals

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan had been searching for a serviceable top-six forward to aid Washington’s offense for the 2015-16 season and quite possibly, beyond. After an uneventful day in […]

by · July 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin together again? (USA Today)

Could Alexander Semin Return to the Capitals?

The Carolina Hurricanes bought out Alexander Semin’s bloated contract earlier this week, placed him on unconditional waivers (which he cleared) and ultimately sent him into the free agency world. He’ll […]