The goaltending situation gets even murkier.
It seems like every championship team has a player or two who had been waiting so long. Players who had enjoyed plenty of success in their distinguished careers except the greatest of them all – raising the Stanley Cup. This year, it was one of the greatest duos ever in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom […]
In likely their final move of the offseason, the Flyers announced Wednesday evening that the team had agreed to a two-year/$2.3 million deal with RFA Robert Hagg. The contract will keep the 23-year-old defenseman in Philadelphia through the 2019-20 season with a cap hit of $1.15 million. In his rookie season, the left-handed blueliner played in 70 […]
The Capitals announced late Friday night that they have reached an agreement with restricted free agent Tom Wilson on a six-year deal. The contract will pay the 24-year old winger $31 million – an average of 5.17 million per year which ranks 22nd among all right-wingers. The five-year vet will carry a cap hit of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The reigning Stanley Cup champion Capitals remained fairly quiet on the first day of NHL free agency, opting instead to add cheap depth at center.
With the Flyers and Penguins meeting again in the playoffs, the Battle of PA is being recharged after a few stale years between the teams. They last met in the first round of 2012, which saw both teams go at each other in six games before the Flyers emerged victorious. Since then, the Flyers and […]
The Flyers have been looking for that evasive franchise goaltender ever since Ron Hextall last graced the net over twenty years ago. Now it’s Hextall who is in charge of finding a long-term answer in between the pipes. Since Hextall took over the role of general manager in 2014, he has been forced to ride […]