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The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2019

Is Braden Holtby Done with the Capitals?

With the Rookie Showcase closed, one thing is abundantly clear: the veterans still reign supreme. One of the biggest headliners is Braden Holtby, who will soon reach the end of a five-year contract. Can the Washington Capitals keep their superstar, or will another team steal him away? Just Sign Braden Holtby Already In some regards, […] The post Is Braden Holtby Done with the Capitals? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2019

Can the Capitals Afford Nicklas Backstrom?

If you’ve been following the Washington Capitals this offseason, you have been inundated with questions about contracts, retirements, and the salary cap. Did Alexander Ovechkin really suggest he would retire? Can the Capitals re-sign Braden Holtby after this season? Who will the team have to cut or demote to get under the salary cap? Flying […] The post Can the Capitals Afford Nicklas Backstrom? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Aug 31, 2019
NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, and More

NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, and More

NHL Rumours grind on with only a few weeks left to go until the 2019-20 season. Last Word on Hockey remains committed to bringing you fans the most recent NHL rumblings. There are still free agents to pursue, new contracts to extend, and CBA decisions to make. Today's hot stove looks at talk surrounding the Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, Andrei Markov, and the Minnesota Wild. NHL Rumours Washington Capitals Rumour: Tom Gulitti of NHL.com looks at the Capitals salary situation. He also examines what it would take to fit both Braden Holtby and Nicklas Backstrom under the salary cap...
Last Word on Hockey Aug 27, 2019
NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets

NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets

It's time for another edition of our NHL rumours as we draw closer to the start of training camp. Some teams are already planning ahead for their long-term futures. However, some team are worried about the present. We take a look at NHL rumours surrounding the Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators and Columbus Blue Jackets. All NHL rumours are taken from the original source and are subject to change. NHL Rumours Washington Capitals Rumour: Tom Gulitti of NHL.com said that the Capitals will have preliminary talks with centre Nicklas Backstrom and goalie Braden Holtby. Both become unrestricted...

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