3 weeks ago / Hockey News / Read Time: 7 minutes 9 seconds
A deal to send NHL players to the 2022 Beijing Games is imminent. Based on an early look at the players most likely to represent each country, how do the nations rank in terms of medal odds?
4 weeks ago / NHL.com / Read Time: 3 minutes 14 seconds
Henrik Lundqvist said he was days away from joining the Washington Capitals near the end of last season when the goalie's plan to resume his NHL career following open-heart surgery was derailed because of an infection.
1 month ago / Kuklas Korner / Read Time: 1 minute 52 seconds
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $2 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Samsonov, 24, posted a record of 13-4-1, with two shutouts, a 2.69 goals-against average and a .902 save p...
1 month ago / Hockey News / Read Time: 6 minutes 37 seconds
Making offer sheets is a dangerous game. But hockey thrives on chaos. Here is a list of players who may attract offer sheets with a compensation package that could really force their teams to think twice about matching.
1 month ago / Washington Times / Read Time: 2 minutes 20 seconds
The Capitals lost goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the Kraken in last week’s expansion draft. But on Wednesday night, Washington got the 25-year-old netminder back in a trade with Seattle, sending a 2023 second-round pick back to the NHL’s newest franchise. The Capitals traded defenseman Brenden Dillon t...
1 month ago / RMNB / Read Time: 1 minute 5 seconds
Last week, the Washington Capitals lost Vitek Vanecek in the Expansion Draft to the Seattle Kraken, creating an unexpected hole at the goaltending position. One player that could possibly fill it, like he hoped to […]
2 months ago / NHL.com / Read Time: 4 minutes 30 seconds
The Seattle Kraken have 30 players after they revealed their initial roster at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft presented by Upper Deck on Wednesday.Seattle selected 15 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goalies, one player from the 30 participating teams. The Vegas Golden Knights did not lose a player b...
2 months ago / Washington Times / Read Time: 5 minutes 33 seconds
The Seattle Kraken selected goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Capitals in the expansion draft, according to a report from Frank Seravalli, leaving Washington without a netminder who won 21 games during his rookie season. Of the players the Capitals made available to the Kraken, Vanecek may have ...
2 months ago / Washington Times / Read Time: 5 minutes 30 seconds
The Seattle Kraken selected goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Capitals in the expansion draft, leaving Washington without a netminder who won 21 games during his rookie season. Of the players the Capitals made available to the Kraken, Vanecek may have been the best value choice for the NHL’s newest...
2 months ago / RMNB / Read Time: 40 seconds
The Seattle Kraken submitted their Expansion Draft list at 10 AM and all the names are slowly leaking out. NHL insider Frank Seravalli is reporting that the Capitals will lose goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the […]
2 months ago / RMNB / Read Time: 48 seconds
The list of Washington Capitals players available for and protected from the Seattle Kraken expansion draft is now known. Among others, the Caps have chosen to protect American hero TJ Oshie, goalie Ilya Samsonov, controversial […]
2 months ago / RMNB / Read Time: 2 minutes 13 seconds
Rookie goalie Vitek Vanecek came in clutch when the Caps needed him. Visualization by HockeyViz About this visualization: This series of charts made by Micah Blake McCurdy of hockeyviz.com shows lots of information for the […]
3 months ago / Pro Hockey Rumors / Read Time: 33 seconds
Notes from the East including a cap overage penalty for Washington, a Flyers prospect will have to wait to debut in North America, and more.
3 months ago / Pro Hockey Rumors / Read Time: 3 minutes 57 seconds
With most of their team under contract, the to-do list for Washington isn't huge but re-signing their franchise player is their top priority.
4 months ago / Washington Times / Read Time: 6 minutes 17 seconds
I wonder what that meeting was like back in June of 2018 between Ted Leonsis and his men of intelligence, empathy and compassion. They were likely still basking in the glow of their Stanley Cup victory. Heck, they may have had the Cup sitting right there on Ted’s desk while they ...