Johansson, Capitals making no progress in talks
NHL.com Updated Jul 24 (3 days ago)
Marcus Johansson and the Washington Capitals have not made any progress in contract negotiations in advance of a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for July 29. "I think they're status quo from last time," Washington general manager Brian Mac...Share Tweet
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Goalie Braden Holtby re-signed with the Washington Capitals on Friday, getting a five-year, $30.5 million contract. "Since Day One I've wanted to be the guy in the Washington Capitals net, since I got drafted by them," Holtby,...Share TweetNHL.com Jul 24 (3 days ago)ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Ryan Stanton to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Stanton, 26, registered 11 points (three goals, eight assis...Share TweetStanislav Galiev is currently on vacation in Vietnam, and he is apparently intent on taking full advantage of that country’s culinary opportunities. On Monday, the Capitals prospect posted video to Instagram showing him swallowing a cobra’s still-beatin…Share TweetLater this week, Washington goaltender Braden Holtby is scheduled to have an arbitration hearing, and the two sides seem quite far apart from an arb asking price perspective. The Capitals asked for a $5.1 million cap hit, because they have about $10.3 m…Share Tweet
Backstrom targets Capitals' season opener: reportNHL.com Jul 20Nicklas Backstrom expects to be in the lineup for the Washington Capitals' Oct. 10 season opener against the New Jersey Devils following offseason hip surgery. Backstrom, whose 60 assists led the NHL last season, had arthroscopic surgery on his...Share Tweet
Blues' Brouwer won't attempt to emulate Oshie: reportNHL.com Jul 20T.J. Oshie was a very popular player with the St. Louis Blues. Troy Brouwer is fully aware of that, but he hopes the fan base will accept him for the player that he is. Brouwer was acquired by the Blues from the Washington Capitals, along with...Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Randy Burridgethehockeynews.com Jul 19Status: NHL left winger from 1985-1999 for Boston, Buffalo, Washington, Los Angeles. HT: 5-9 WT: 185 pounds DOB: Jan. 7, 1966 In: Fort Erie, Ontario First Hockey Memory: “I started in a house league, I started skating when I was eleven. Me and my brothe…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Coyotes looking to bolster defensethehockeynews.com Jul 18It’s been a busy summer for Arizona Coyotes GM Don Maloney. Since the free-agent market opened on July 1, Maloney brought back center Antoine Vermette and defenseman Zbynek Michalek via free agency. He also signed UFAs Brad Richardson, Anders Lindback, …Share TweetShortly after T.J. Oshie was dealt from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals, a video surfaced of a young Blues fan upset by the trade. But Thursday, 5-year-old Libby Lu may have become one of the biggest fans of Oshie rocking the red. Oshie a…Share Tweet
Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?thehockeynews.com Jul 16We’ve seen plenty of turnover on NHL rosters so far this summer, setting up what appears to be even crazier parity than normal in each division. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks made major moves in the Pacific. The Washington Capi…Share Tweet
Capitals sign forward Sill to one-year contract: reportNHL.com Jul 16Zach Sill signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, according to the Truro Daily News in Nova Scotia. "[The Capitals] came with an offer and it was a good one," Sill said on Wednesday. "I think there's a goo...Share Tweet
How much (and for how long) should the Capitals pay Braden Holtby?yahoo.com Jul 14Braden Holtby was a major focal point for the Washington Capitals this past season. At the start of the year he was the weak link, the guy without the major successful body of work who was either going to sink or not sink a lot. Then it became clear he …Share Tweet
Arbitration dates released by NHLPA, big names set for late Julythehockeynews.com Jul 14The final week of July could be an interesting one if a few players and their respective teams can’t settle on new deals. Monday, the NHLPA released the arbitration dates for restricted free agents, including players such as the Capitals’ Braden Holtby …Share TweetARLINGTON, Va. - Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis says "I feel I haven't met my commitment" to Alex Ovechkin "that we would build a team that would be able to win Stanley Cups." At a news conference Saturday during the team's development...Share Tweet
Holtby, Capitals could be headed for arbitration: reportWashington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan believes he's made a fair offer to restricted free agent goalie Braden Holtby and is prepared to go to arbitration if necessary, according to The Washington Post. Holtby, who turns 26 on Sept....Share Tweet
Capitals owner wants Stanley Cup for OvechkinARLINGTON, Va. -- Last season, the Washington Capitals were one win away from the Eastern Conference Final and the season before that, they failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Captain Alex Ovechkin, who led the NHL last season with ...Share Tweet
Trotz hopes new-look Capitals improve: reportNHL.com Jul 8The Washington Capitals this offseason have already signed a player known for his prowess in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and traded for another who's a proven goal-scorer in the prime of his career. Despite the additions of forwards Justin William...Share Tweet
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