July 27th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The 2016 NHL off-season is just about halfway over at this point in July, and the Washington Capitals seem poised to enter the season with the roster that they have made minor adjustments to this summer. The organization made one major trade, acquiring their much-needed third-line center in Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens. They made several...

July 26th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals made an easy selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, taking sharp-shooting Russian Alex Ovechkin first-overall. Since then, he's gone from a young, bright-eyed sniper to a reckless, unpredictable and dynamic goal scorer, as well as the face of the Capitals' franchise. With messy hair, a full beard, a missing tooth and...

July 24th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Editor's Choice, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

When the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft rolls around following the 2016-17 season, the Capitals and 29 other current NHL organizations will lose one player to the new franchise based in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the Capitals, however, their biggest loss may come off of the ice. On Friday, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman shared some news that many...

July 22nd, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

In the midst of a relatively quiet off-season, the Washington Capitals already have a pretty good idea of what their lineup will look like heading into the 2016-17 season. This is perfectly understandable given that their season ended at the hands of the eventual Stanley Cup champions, after a hard-fought series between arguably the league's two...

July 19th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

Last season, at this point in time, everything was perfect for the Washington Capitals. They acquired T.J. Oshie in a trade for Troy Brouwer, and made some more moves to secure one of the NHL's strongest rosters. When the time finally came for this team to hit the ice, they dominated. Braden Holtby was by far the best goaltender in the league,...

July 18th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals have had a pretty quiet offseason thus far. They acquired a third line centre in Lars Eller and pretty much plan to go into the next season with high expectations and hopes to excel when it comes to Stanley Cup contention. However, there is one more thing they have to handle, and that is re-signing restricted free agent...

July 18th, 2016 In News, Washington Capitals 0 comments

On Monday, the Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson submitted his initial request of $5.25 million ahead of arbitration set to take place on Wednesday in Toronto. The Washington Capitals have countered with an offer of $3.85 million, reported Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Marcus Johansson: Club arb offer: $3.85M. Player ask: $5.25M —...

July 16th, 2016 In Capitals Transactions, News, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals are struggling to reach common ground on a long-term contract extension with restricted free agent forward Marcus Johansson, according to multiple reports. Capitals, Johansson struggling to reach long-term deal https://t.co/flaJ6rIPpbpic.twitter.com/ctCcygCqnR — theScore NHL (@theScoreNHL) July 15, 2016 Johansson...

July 15th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals found themselves in a desirable situation entering this off-season. They didn't have too many big name players hitting free agency, meaning that the majority of their Presidents' Trophy-winning core from the 2015-16 campaign is destined to return next season. Because this is a team under a self-proclaimed two-year window...

July 13th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

It’s never too early to start speculating about the Washington Capitals’ potential day-one starting offensive lines for the upcoming NHL season. There were no trades or free-agency deals affecting the top-six forwards, but some ins and outs occurred below that threshold. Let’s jump in and take a look at the potential line combinations...

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