Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik on a one-year deal

Just a month after being traded and bought out by the Colorado Avalanche, Brooks Orpik returns to the Capitals on a one-year, $1 million deal. Orpik’s return ensures that Washington will return all six defensemen from last season after re-signing John Carlson and Michal Kempny earlier this summer. This time around, however, Orpik will be […]

How a Few Former Bears Helped the Capitals Win the Stanley Cup

If you’re familiar with the 2016-2017 Hershey Bears roster, then the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions roster will look very familiar. As any NHL team does when they make the playoffs, the Washington Capitals recalled quite a few of their minor league players to help assist the team in capturing their first Stanley Cup. Let’s take […]

Flyers and goaltender Anthony Stolarz agree to one-year deal

The Flyers announced on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with 24-year old netminder Anthony Stolarz on a one-year, two-way contract worth $761,250. Stolarz, a second-round pick in 2012, is coming off a 2017-18 season which saw him appear in just four games – 1 with Lehigh Valley and 3 with Reading in the […]

Best Moments from the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup Run

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are always full of amazing, electrifying moments for every participating team, regardless of who comes out on top. For the Washington Capitals, these moments were plentiful, as they finally made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in five games to hoist the trophy. […]

Leier, Goulbourne, and Martel all set to return in 2018-19

  Yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have re-signed both Tyrell Goulbourne and Taylor Leier to one-year contracts. Forward Danick Martel has also accepted his qualifying offer on a one-year contract and will return to the Flyers organization for the 2018-19 season. Leier will again look to make the Flyers’ roster out of training […]

Flyers re-sign Alex Lyon to a two-year deal

The Flyers and goaltender Alex Lyon agreed to a two-year contract on Friday morning. The 25-year-old Lyon avoids arbitration and will return to the Flyers in 2018. Lyon made his NHL debut last season and appeared in 11 games and posted a .905 save percentage with the club when Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth were out with […]

Capitals re-sign Riley Barber to one-year deal

After being tendered a qualifying offer last week, Riley Barber agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Capitals in 2018-19. The two-way deal will pay Barber an AAV of $650k and $115k in the AHL. The 24-year-old Barber will likely return to Hershey next year for his fourth season with the team. Since […]

John Carlson: 2018’s Norris Trophy snub

The Capitals finishing first in the Metropolitan Division was something fairly unexpected for most of the NHL. They rode some key figures through the season, all of which had crucial roles in the team’s success. One figure who throughout the league, and even within the Capitals’ fanbase, hasn’t gotten enough love is John Carlson. Carlson, […]