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www.bostonherald.com Jun 19, 2018
Salary-cap increase makes for 'more fun' NHL offseason

Salary-cap increase makes for 'more fun' NHL offseason

Thanks, Vegas.Thats what NHL general managers are saying this offseason after the success of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to whats expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap. With elite center John Tavares, No. 1 defenseman John Carlson and a strong group of free agents available soon, the ceiling for player spending will rise to between $78 and $82 million from $75 million.The higher the better, Washington Capitals Stanley Cup-winning GM Brian MacLellan said. It makes it a lot more fun.Gentlemen, open your wallets — players like Tavares, Carlson and forwards James van...
Editor In Leaf Jun 16, 2018

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Acquiring John Carlson

Should the Toronto Maple Leafs pursue John Carlson? Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson is currently celebrating his Stanley Cup victory in the city of Washington D.C., a place that may not be his home for much longer. The right-handed defenseman was a first round pick by the Capitals in 2008 and has remained with the […] The Toronto Maple Leafs and Acquiring John Carlson - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Jun 14, 2018
10 potential destinations for pending UFA John Carlson

10 potential destinations for pending UFA John Carlson

John Carlson kept the door open to test the UFA market on July 1, so we’re exploring 10 places where he could end up. The post 10 potential destinations for pending UFA John Carlson appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose Jun 14, 2018

Washington Capitals: John Carlson seems likely to test free agency

It appears Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson will test free agency  2018 NHL free agency won’t feature too much top-tier talent. However, one of the few game changers available in the offseason could be Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson. He’s by a wide margin the best blueliner available in free agency and will have a […] Washington Capitals: John Carlson seems likely to test free agency - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Defending Big D Jun 14, 2018
Thursday Links: The Future of the Texas Stars’ Players

Thursday Links: The Future of the Texas Stars’ Players

Sean Shapiro investigates which Texas Stars players have a future in the NHL. Plus, Texas tries to capture their second Calder Cup this evening, John Carlson is going to get paid, and more. A new Calder Cup Champion will be crowned in the AHL tonight, whether it’s the Texas Stars or the Toronto Marlies. A championship for Texas would be huge for the team and the Dallas Stars organization, but the team’s deep run has already begged the question: when are we going to see these guys playing in the NHL? Luckily, Sean Shapiro has fans covered. Headlining his list in the “Buy the Jersey”...
Winging It In Motown Jun 14, 2018
Quick Hits: The John Carlson Edition

Quick Hits: The John Carlson Edition

In Red Wings Land Mike Green weighing offers from Detroit Red Wings | MLive If Green doesn’t re-sign, the Red Wings could look to free agency. They’re interested in John Carlson, who is by far the top defenseman expected to hit the market. He’s 28, shoots right and collected 15 goals and 53 assists for the Washington Capitals. But it’s hard to imagine he would go from a Stanley Cup champion to a team that hasn’t made the playoffs the past two seasons. No thanks. He’s a good player and would absolutely make the Red Wings a better hockey team, but he’s likely going to get a...
vegashockeyknight.com Jun 13, 2018

Vegas Golden Knights Should Pursue John Carlson In Free Agency

Signing a top flight defenseman like John Carlson is priority number one for the Vegas Golden Knights this offseason. We all know how the Vegas Golden Knights season ended. The Golden Knights took game one of the Stanley Cup Final, then fell to the Washington Capitals four straight games. Losing in five came to a […] Vegas Golden Knights Should Pursue John Carlson In Free Agency - Vegas Hockey Knight - Vegas Hockey Knight - Vegas Golden Nights News, Rumors, & Updates
Sportsnet.ca Jun 13, 2018
UFA John Carlson loves Washington, but ‘there’s more to it than that’

UFA John Carlson loves Washington, but ‘there’s more to it than that’

When John Carlson was asked about his future, the defenceman kept the door open for a return to Washington, but didn’t rule out testing the market. The post UFA John Carlson loves Washington, but ‘there’s more to it than that’ appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose Jun 13, 2018

NHL Free Agency: 5 best fits for Washington Capitals D John Carlson

Which teams should sign Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson in NHL free agency?  No player earned himself a bigger pay raise during the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs than Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson. He led all defensemen with 20 points (five goals and 15 assists) as he helped the Caps win their first Stanley Cup. […] NHL Free Agency: 5 best fits for Washington Capitals D John Carlson - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
www.bostonherald.com Jun 9, 2018
Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time champion Capitals

Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time champion Capitals

WASHINGTON — Stanley Cup champions just want to have fun.Theyre doing so right now.The Washington Capitals took the Stanley Cup through the MGM and to a dance club on the Las Vegas Strip. They took it to a popular bar not far from their suburban practice facility. Then they took it to Nationals Park where they kept hoisting it from a suite to the roars of the crowd.Hockey decisions, their individual Cup days and change lie ahead. This weekend is for celebrating.Were getting days with the Cup right now, defenseman John Carlson said. We got some time to worry about the other stuff.From Las...
National Post Jun 7, 2018

Huge payday awaits offensive dynamo John Carlson as soon as Washington Capitals wrap up Stanley Cup chase

A contract in the $8-million range is waiting for Carlson when free agency starts July 1. The only question is who will be giving it to him
Sportsnet.ca Jun 2, 2018
Why Capitals’ John Carlson is about to get all the money

Why Capitals’ John Carlson is about to get all the money

John Carlson is three wins away from lifting the Stanley Cup and four weeks (or less) away from a life-changing payday. The post Why Capitals’ John Carlson is about to get all the money appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers May 22, 2018

5 Destinations for UFA John Carlson

The beginning of the National Hockey League’s unrestricted free agency period is a little more than a month away and John Carlson has yet to re-sign with the Washington Capitals. It’s not very often that a legitimate first-pairing defender heads to the open market, however, exactly such appears to be the case with Carlson. Fresh […] The post 5 Destinations for UFA John Carlson appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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