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Trade Alex Ovechkin? Here’s why the Capitals would almost certainly never do it.
May 25th, 2017 at 4:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Any trade talk surrounding Alex Ovechkin should be tempered by NHL realities. (Paul Chiasson/AP Photo) A popular suggestion followed the familiar May postseason exit for the Washington Capitals: Trade Alex Ovechkin. It was a radical, if reflexive, proposal proffered by pundits as a remedy to the multiple second-round playoff losses suffered by...

Capitals could be hard-pressed to find roster help in free agent, trade markets
May 19th, 2017 at 12:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Patrick Eaves figures to be one of the more attractive names in a thin free-agent class. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) After every season since he became the Capitals' general manager, Brian MacLellan has made a summer wishlist of sorts. Through either trade or free agency, he's acquired players to improve Washington's...

The biggest offseason decisions facing the Capitals start with Alex Ovechkin
May 18th, 2017 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Another playoff exit has sparked media talk of Alex Ovechkin being traded or stripped of the captaincy. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) A lot of attention has been placed on the inevitable roster turnover that awaits the Washington Capitals this offseason with 11 players entering either restricted or unrestricted free agency....

The biggest decisions facing the Washington Capitals this offseason start with Alex Ovechkin
May 18th, 2017 at 10:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another playoff exit has sparked media talk of Alex Ovechkin being traded or stripped of the captaincy. (John McDonnell / The Washington Post) A lot of attention has been placed on the inevitable roster turnover that awaits the Washington Capitals this offseason with 11 players entering either restricted or unrestricted...

These four Capitals could prove enticing to Vegas Golden Knights in NHL expansion draft
May 17th, 2017 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Nate Schmidt could appeal to the new Vegas Golden Knights. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) A complicated offseason for the Washington Capitals will become even more uncomfortable thanks to the added wrinkle of the 12th expansion draft in the NHL's 100-year history. Former Capitals General Manager George McPhee and the newly formed...