June 30th, 2016 In Capitals Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

When it comes to 2016's Washington Capitals Development Camp, a lot of the hype has surrounded first-round pick Lucas Johansen, as well as the other new Capitals' prospects entering camp this year. However, the storyline also lies with the Development Camp veterans, especially when it comes to Madison Bowey, who is attending the Capitals'...

June 28th, 2016 In Capitals Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals are through the first major event of the off-season schedule, which was the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. It was an eventful day for the organization, making one major move to address a weakness in their lineup. They also selected several players that match their new philosophy of icing a lineup that utilizes speed and skill along...

June 27th, 2016 In Capitals Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals held the 26th overall pick at the 2016 NHL Draft, and like every year, there was plenty of speculation as to who the team would select. Before the draft even seemed to be in full swing Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made headlines by making the first major splash of the day by acquiring his much-needed third line...

June 24th, 2016 In News, NHL Entry Draft, Washington Capitals 0 comments

With the 28th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the Washington Capitals selected Lucas Johansen from the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL). About Lucas Johansen It’s in the blood for Johansen - brother of Nashville’s Ryan Johansen - as he’ll get to come up in a very good organization. A solid two-way player, he’s faced...

June 24th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

By Sunday, it will be two weeks since the Stanley Cup Playoffs finally came to an end with the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Championship. While fans from one city are still celebrating another hockey championship, another is still awaiting one for the first time in their soon to be 42-year existence. Now another offseason is upon the Washington...

June 24th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals launched the first trade of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, picking up winger Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Washington's 2017 2nd round pick and 2018 2nd round pick. The 27-year-old Eller has two years remaining on his deal with a cap hit of $3.5 million. It gives the Caps, the 2016 Presidents' Trophy...

June 16th, 2016 In Capitals Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The National Hockey League is a dynamic entity in that the keys to being a successful team are constantly changing. While players with physicality and size were once viewed as the primary need, the Washington Capitals saw first-hand, in yet another premature postseason exit, what they need in order to take the next step, one they have been...

June 8th, 2016 In Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

With another disappointing second-round exit, the Washington Capitals have some needs to fill and questions to answer. They must address whether or not they will promote Jay Beagle or head to free agency to fill their need for a third line centre, and they must also decide on the fate of three pending unrestricted free agents: Jason Chimera, Mike...

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