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Capitals Re-sign UFA Galiev

The Washington Capitals have signed restricted free agent Stanislav Galiev to a two-year, $1.15 million contract, the team announced on Wednesday. Galiev appeared in two games with the team late […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
Ilya Samsonov on Draft day 2015 (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

A Numerical Look at the Capitals’ Draft Class

As we get into free agency, the dust is still settling on what just happened in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals only had five picks to work with coming into the […]

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The Caps and the Cap: A Look at Their Options

For weeks, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan has talked about the team’s need to find a top-six forward to either play alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom or to […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Radim Vrbata in action for the Vancouver Canucks (Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Canucks’ Radim Vrbata: Excellent Trade Option for Capitals

The NHL free agency frenzy begins Wednesday, and the Washington Capitals are still looking for the top-six forward that GM Brian MacLellan asserted he was looking to sign. Trade rumors […]

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Jay Beagle: Another Questionable Decision By Capitals’ GM MacLellan

Brian MacLellan has been the general manager of the Washington Capitals for roughly over a year and has altered much of the team’s personnel, both on the ice and behind the […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Capitals Re-Sign Jay Beagle

The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Jay Beagle to a three-year contract extension. The deal comes with an AAV of $1.75 million, according Mike Vogel of Washingtoncaps.com. #Caps re-signed C […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
Is Radim Vrbata a possible trade option? (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

No New Top-6 Forward Yet As Capitals Pick Siegenthaler, D-Men

During the just completed NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals traded their 62nd and 113th picks for the 57th overall selection and chose defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler of the Swiss NLA’s Zurich […]

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Breaking Down Washington’s Schedule

Just as soon as the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup, it was already time to think about the 2015-16 season. Along with the NHL Draft just completing, the regular […]

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Ovechkin vs Benn: The Battle For Left Wing Supremacy

Less than a week ago, Alex Ovechkin was named as the left-wing representative for the First NHL All-Star team. Jamie Benn held that position last year and was named to […]

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Washington Capitals Restock Defense Pipeline at Draft

The Washington Capitals made a franchise altering splash last July in free agency, signing free agents Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen to long-term deals. The contracts were not cheap at […]

by · June 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Ilya Samsonov on Draft day 2015 (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

Caps Draft a Goalie … Is Something Up Their Sleeve?

The Washington Capitals said all along that they would take the best player available with the 22nd pick in the 2015 NHL draft. Most people didn’t think that would be […]

Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin celebrate after a goal a few seasons ago. (Clydeorama.com)

Ranking the Russians: Capitals First-Round Picks

By selecting Ilya Samsonov, a big, athletic goalie from Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League, the Capitals picked a Russian player in the first round for the eighth time […]