Washington Capitals News

The Capitals have re-signed Jakub Vrana to a two-year contract worth $6.7M ($3.35M AAV).

After showing flashes of his potential in 2018, Vrana took another step forward in 2019, setting a carer-high in goals (24), assists (23) and points (47) in 82 games. Vrana did that while barely averaging over 14 minutes per game but could easily play closer to 16 minutes in the Capitals top-6 in 2020. With increased playing time, Vrana could be a legit 60-plus point threat.

Source: Washington Capitals 07/16/19, 9:08 pm EST

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The Capitals have re-signed Carl Hagelin to a four-year deal worth $11.0 million ($2.75M AAV).

The Capitals acquired Hagelin from the Kings in February and the veteran winger put his early-season struggles behind him, posting 11 points (3G / 8A) in 20 games with Washington. Hagelin had a 56.7 CorsiFor% and led all Capitals forwards in PK TOI/GM (2:21) after being acquired.

Source: Washington Capitals 06/16/19, 8:13 pm EST

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The Capitals have acquired Radko Gudas from the Flyers for Matt Niskanen.

Gudas is heading into the final year of his four-year deal that carries a $3.35 million cap-hit, versus Niskanen’s two remaining years at $5.75 million. Gudas is coming off of one of his best offensive seasons, scoring four goals with 16 assists (20 points) in 77 games. Gudas was second on the Flyers in hits (255) and tied for third in blocked shots (133). He will help bolster the Capitals penalty-kill, where he played 2:37 per game last year—second among Flyers skaters.

Source: Washington Capitals 06/14/19, 11:19 am EST

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