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Could Kevin Shattenkirk help stabilize the Winnipeg Jets defence?

Could Kevin Shattenkirk help stabilize the Winnipeg Jets defence?

Should the Jets explore signing the defenceman when he struggled in the playoffs for the Washington Capitals? Kevin Shattenkirk was the gem of the trade deadline and was a name that surprised some people for even being available. After an uneven playoffs, he might be available at a reduced rate in free agency. Long-term, his play justifies him fielding multiple offers from teams this off-season. Should the Winnipeg Jets be one of the teams going after him? First of all, the Jets need a Shattenkirk-like player on defence, but Shattenkirk might be the wrong fit because he is a right handed...
Pension Plan Puppets May 18, 2017
Salary cap projections: Can the Leafs afford Kevin Shattenkirk?

Salary cap projections: Can the Leafs afford Kevin Shattenkirk?

How much money can the Leafs spend on free agents this summer? In the doldrums of the off-season—that space between the end of the season and the draft—it’s always a fun exercise to think about what shiny new toys the Leafs could acquire on July 1st. In order to do that, though, we need to figure out how much cap room the team actually has to work with. Currently, the Leafs have about $59.5m committed for next season to nine forwards, six defencemen, and one goalie (plus a whole bunch of dead cap space). Assuming a $73m salary cap (a conservative estimate), that means that the Leafs...
Oilers Nation May 15, 2017

The Nation Notebook: Pittsburgh’s defense, Ryan’s redemption, and Shattenkirk

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  Pittsburgh might not be able to last with this group of defensemen in the playoffs. Bobby Ryan is scoring! Jean-Gabriel Pageau is a playoff stud. Kevin Shattenkirk wants...
CSN Washington May 14, 2017

Kevin Shattenkirk wishes he had made a bigger impact, unsure of his future with the Caps

Kevin Shattenkirk says he enjoyed his brief time as a Capital and would be open to re-signing in Washington. But the pending unrestricted free agent
Japers' Rink May 13, 2017
Saturday Caps Clips: Breaking Down is Hard to Do

Saturday Caps Clips: Breaking Down is Hard to Do

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The players face the media one last time before yet another early summer. Your savory breakfast links: Recapping a somber breakdown day out at Kettler as the Caps face the media - and the music - one last time. [Rink, WaPo, CSNMA, PHT] And if you are so inclined, watch all of the exit interviews: Forwards. [Beagle, Oshie, Wilson, Eller, Connolly, Winnik, Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Williams] Defensemen. [Niskanen, Schmidt, Orlov, Carlson, Alzner, Shattenkirk, Orpik] Goaltenders. [Holtby, Grubauer] Coach. [Trotz] Given the otherwise successful season, it's...
Japers' Rink May 12, 2017
The Noon Number: Not-So-Free Agents

The Noon Number: Not-So-Free Agents

A look at a looming summer of choices and negotiations 10 - Number of Caps who dressed in Game 7 who will be free agents this summer (also the number of Caps who dressed in Game 7 who won’t be, of course). Here are the ten free agents: Restricted Free Agents: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Dmitry Orlov, Nate Schmidt, Philipp Grubauer Unrestricted Free Agents: T.J. Oshie, Justin Williams, Daniel Winnik, Karl Alzner, Kevin Shattenkirk Add Brett Connolly to that first list, and General Manager Brian MacLellan will certainly have a busy offseason ahead of him. For more on the Caps’...
Blues also lost with Capitals Game 7 defeat

Blues also lost with Capitals Game 7 defeat

They won't receive the Capitals second-round pick in 2017 unless Shattenkirk re-signs
Beaver County Times May 8, 2017
Penguins Sizing Up: Capitals' Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk

Penguins Sizing Up: Capitals' Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk

Shattenkirk, who ranks among the top offensive defensemen in the league, joined one of the best offensive teams at the trade deadline.
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2017

Caps-Penguins rivalry tests the friendship of Kevin Shattenkirk and Nick Bonino

Kevin Shattenkirk is new to the Capitals-Penguins rivalry. As a trade deadline acquisition, he has only been with the Caps for about two months. He

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