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Washington Capitals Wisely Sitting Quiet Thus Far In Free Agency

July 2nd, 2010
Ever since their disappointing first round loss to Jaroslav Halák and the surprise Montréal Canadiens, speculation regarding who the Washington Capitals would add next season has flown all over the Internet. Capitals pundits and supporters alike can see that the team has a couple of holes—after all, with every National Hockey ...

NHL Draft 2010: Russian Factor Not A Problem As Capitals Steal Evgeny Kuznetsov

June 26th, 2010
As always is the case for the National Hockey League's captor of the President's Trophy, given annually to the top regular season club, the Washington Capitals and general manager George McPhee had to wait a while in Los Angeles' famed Staples Center before making their first selection at 26th overall ...

2010 NHL Free Agency Best Available: Colby Armstrong

June 16th, 2010
While skill and performance are always major factors in free agency decisions by National Hockey League general managers, character is just as important in the analysis and valuation of players. To win the Stanley Cup, the NHL's ultimate prize, any eventual triumphant locker room must have the right personalities to go ...

2010 NHL Free Agency Best Available: Tomáš Plekanec

June 13th, 2010
The first of July, the opening of the National Hockey League's free agency period, marks the beginning of another 11-month journey for glory for each of the league's 30 clubs. Every year at this time, general managers scramble to improve their respective franchises in hopes of seeing their own captain holding the ...

2010 NHL Free Agency Best Available: Anton Volchenkov

June 11th, 2010
Following the Chicago Blackhawks' victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, clinching the franchise's first Stanley Cup championship since 1961, the National Hockey League's offseason is officially underway. Ahead on the NHL's June schedule lies its annual award show in Las Vegas on ...