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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...

T.J. Oshie’s potential return to Capitals depends on free agent market
May 18th, 2017 at 2:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** By most accounts, the Washington Capitals' decision to trade for T.J. Oshie in the summer of 2015 was a success. Oshie, who was traded from St. Louis, had 26 goals in his first season with Washington and 33 in the second. Both were then career highs and Oshie emerged as a...

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...

Could an Ovechkin Scenery Change Include Carolina?
May 18th, 2017 at 9:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another playoff series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins has come and gone, and once more the Penguins won and advanced. Phrases such as, "They've got the Caps' number" abounded in the aftermath, as did observations like, "Alex Ovechkin just can't win the big one." It is hard to...