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As The NHL Draft And Free Agency Near, How Active Will The Capitals Be? NoVa Caps takes a look at different ways to solve the Capitals' needs. While MacLellan has been busy, he has a lot more to do.

Capitals Re-Sign Carl Hagelin The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension, with an average annual value of $2.75 million, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. "We are pleased to have signed Carl to a new four year contract," said MacLellan.

Capitals give Carl Hagelin four-year contract extension After acquiring winger Carl Hagelin midseason on an expiring contract, the Washington Capitals decided to lock him up with a four-year contract extension worth $11 million, the team announced Sunday. Hagelin, 30, will make an average $2.75 million a year.

Hagelin Signs with Caps for Four Years The Capitals announced Sunday they signed Carl Hagelin to a "four-year, $11 million contract extension, with an average annual value of $2.75 million." Hagelin made his was to the Caps via the LA Kings and was a former Pittsburgh Penguin who was a thorn in the side the the Caps in the 2016 run for the Stanley Cup.

Caps Sign Carl Hagelin to a Four-Year, $11 Million Extension The Washington Capitals announced they have re-signed Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension. Hagelin was acquired by the Capitals at the trade deadline last season. The contract has an AAV of $2.75 million.

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin for four years, $2.75 million per The Capitals acquired Hagelin on Feb. 21 from the Los Angeles Kings for a third round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional sixth round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Hagelin recorded five points in 22 games with Los Angeles, who acquired him from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Nov.

Capitals' Carl Hagelin: Inks extension with Washington Capitals' Carl Hagelin: Inks extension with Washington.

Trade Winds Blowing: Olli Maatta to Chicago, Matt Niskanen to Philadelphia Olli Maatta shifts from Pittsburgh to Chicago while Matt Niskanen goes from Washington to Philadelphia as the offseason heats up. Trade winds blowing!

Washington Capitals: A look back at Matt Niskanen’s tenure in D.C. Matt Niskanen's arrival in D.C. signaled a culture change. While sometimes "culture" is a word used to cover-up various other flaws.

"We Could Have Had…?!": Washington Capitals Draft Day Regrets - 2000 Through 2010 Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as time passed, it became clear players selected later in the draft would have been more ideal selections.

Getting to Know… Liam O'Brien Several Hershey Bears favourites have re-signed for the coming season including Canadian born forward Liam O'Brien. Passed over in the NHL entry level draft, O'Brian was invited to his first Capitals training camp back in 2014, earning himself a three year entry level contract with Washington.

Vladimir Tarasenko made a young Blues fan's day during the parade and it's the best thing ever Louis held a parade for the Blues on Saturday to celebrate the team's first Stanley Cup in its 52-year existence. There were many notable moments from the day including Laila Anderson holding up the NHL's championship…

A Retrospective On The Last Decade of Draft Picks by the Washington Capitals Photo: Washington Capitals. The NHL Entry Draft is the most cost-efficient method for teams to acquire talent. The best teams are able to cultivate talent from each draft, re-stocking prospect pipelines - and even NHL-ready players.

On the Clock at 25: Who Could the Capitals Pick With This Selection at the 2019 NHL Draft? Who will the Washington Capitals select with the 25th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft?

NHL Rumors: Washington Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets The Washington Capitals free up some cash to attempt to sign free agents. The Columbus Blue Jackets have some depth on the blue line that they could use to help fill some holes in their lineup.

Report: Capitals Are "In Total 'Go For It' Mode" Now that the 2018-19 NHL season has ended, the offseason trade buzz is starting to ramp up. According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals are among the most active teams in trade talks so far this offseason, which he said that there is a lot of.

Off-Season Targets: Andre Burakovsky Sometimes, a change of scenery can help a player live up to the expectations. For Andre Burakovsky and the Washington Capitals, we are quickly approaching the point where a "second opinion" might be the way to go. The 2013 first rounder has immense talent, but plateaued with three consecutive 12-goal seasons for the Caps.

Caps Anthem Singer Caleb Green to Be on America's Got Talent Green himself, as the June 18th episode is slated to show auditions by his group "Voices of Service." Just how excited is Caleb about this? "Over the top!" he told Caps Outsider. "Our episode will air on Tuesday evening at 8 PM on NBC. Please be on the lookout.

The Radko Gudas / Matt Niskanen trade is a classic Brian MacLellan move After half a decade as a world-class blueliner, Niskanen doesn't seem to be that superstar player anymore. Gudas is nowhere close to being a superstar, but in a slight role and with some better decision-making, he will help the Caps where they need it most.

Thank You Nisky!: A Tribute to Matt Niskanen However, Niskanen's departure leaves not only void on the ice, but off it as well. From the moment he first signed a seven-year, $40.25 million contract with the Capitals in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was nothing but a true professional, in every sense of the word.

Matt Niskanen Heads Back to Pennsylvania Matt Niskanen has always been one of the more reserved Capitals' players. We remember when he first came to Washington in 2014 after a successful career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Capitals announced Friday that they traded the defenseman to the Flyers for Radko Gudas.

NHL Trade News - Capitals Trade Niskanen to Philadelphia for Gudas Today in NHL news the Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Radko Gudas.

A Deeper Dive Into The Capitals' Latest Acquisition, Radko Gudas The Washington Capitals cleared some much-needed cap space when they traded defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas on Friday morning. He enters the 2019-20 season on the last year of his four-year, $13.4 million contract and can become an unrestricted free agent after the season.

Washington Capitals Report Card: Braden Holtby Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby had another great season. Find out his final grade as Stars and Sticks continue report cards.

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