Category: ‘Players’

Capitals Re-sign Defenseman Christian Djoos
June 22nd, 2017 at 8:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** (Scott Paynok) Fresh off of losing defenseman Nate Schmidt in what will now be known as the Great Expansion Disaster, the Capitals signed one of their younger ones, Christian Djoos. While it's likely Djoos would've been signed to a 2-year, $1.3 million contract regardless of Schmidt's status, it's even more likely he'... Read...

GAAAAAAAH! We Miss You Already, Nate Schmidt!
June 21st, 2017 at 9:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** (Caps Outsider) Caps Outsider is absolutely heartbroken that defenseman Nate Schmidt will be heading to Las Vegas, as Golden Knights GM George McPhee swooped in and stole him from us. Sure, Schmidt's impact on the ice will be hard to fill for the Caps, but his warm personality and constant smile...

What do the Caps Need to Do to Keep Nate Schmidt?
June 18th, 2017 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** (Caps Outsider) The protected lists are out and the Vegas Golden Knights are starting to make selections. From the Caps, it is really down to one of two players: Nate Schmidt or Philipp Grubauer. The Caps would be in a worse position to start next year if they lose Schmidt, who...

Caps Re-Sign Nathan Walker
June 1st, 2017 at 2:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Walker (Caps Outsider) The Caps have signed Nathan Walker to a two-year, two-way contract. Walker was set to be a restricted free agent this summer. Walker would make $650K in the NHL and $125K in the AHL with $150K guaranteed in 17-18 and $175K in 18-19. Walker, 23, is a native of...

Poll: Who was the Biggest Hero of Round 1 for the Caps?
April 23rd, 2017 at 10:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Marcus Johansson was certainly the hero of Game 6. (Caps Outsider) First, hats off to Toronto. With a number of higher-seeded teams tanking in the first round, including Minnesota and Chicago, the Capitals staved off what could've been a franchise-changing loss by defeating the Maple Leafs, 2-1, in ... Read Original Post...