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2019 Washington Capitals Draft Guide

The Washington Capitals hold five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins on Friday, June 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals hold five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins on Friday, June 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver and will be televised on NBCSN at 8 p.m. ET. Rounds 2-7 will take place on Saturday and will be televised on NHL Network at 1 p.m. ET. Last year, the team made seven selections, including defenseman Alexander Alexeyev with the 31st overall selection. For more information on the 2019 NHL Draft, visit WashCaps.com/NHLDraft.

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Carl Hagelin on Re-Signing with Washington

Hagelin spoke to the media Monday through teleconference about his new contract

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday that they had re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension. Hagelin participated in a media teleconference on Monday afternoon to discuss the signing. 

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Hagelin Looks Forward to Next Four Years with Caps

After splitting the '18-19 season between a trio of teams, the Washington winger is eager to settle in D.C.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

When the 2018-19 NHL regular season got underway, Carl Hagelin couldn't have envisioned what the next several months held for him. Heading into the last year of a four-year contract as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Hagelin was dealt to the Los Angeles Kings in a surprise swap some six weeks into the season. Ten days later, he was on injured reserve with a knee injury that cost him a quarter of the campaign.

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Capitals Announce 2019-20 Preseason Schedule

Preseason schedule will feature six games against three opponents and will include three games at Capital One Arena

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have released their 2019-20 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The schedule will feature six games against three opponents and will include three games at Capital One Arena.

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Capitals Re-sign Carl Hagelin

Capitals have re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension, with an average annual value of $2.75 million, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Caps Swap Blueliners with Philly

Washington sends Matt Niskanen to Flyers for Radko Gudas, clearing cap space in the process

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Winning a Stanley Cup championship is a glorious achievement for an NHL team, as the Caps found out first hand just over a year ago. Perhaps the only downside of winning a championship is seeing that group of players gradually dismantled over the ensuing years, but it's the nature of sport and the business of the game.
 

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Capitals Acquire Radko Gudas from Philadelphia Flyers

The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Radko Gudas from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Radko Gudas from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Announcing Fan Events During Development Camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Bondra, Druce, Kolzig and Langway Highlight Caps Alumni Summer Classic Game on June 25; Development Camp to take place at MedStar Capitals Iceplex from June 25-29

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals announced several events surrounding the 2019 Development Camp week from June 24-29 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex:

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2018 Stanley Cup Parade: One Year Later

Slide left and right on the images below in the story to look back on how the city of Washington, D.C. transformed during the 2018 Stanley Cup Championship Parade

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Let's take a look back on how the city of Washington, D.C. became a sea of Red during the 2018 Stanley Cup Championship Parade.

Click and drag the image slider to watch a city transform.

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Capitals to Host Blood Drive July 27 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Blood Drive Participants will receive a Nick Jensen Bobblehead and Capitals T-Shirt as Thank You

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals and Inova Blood Donor Services will host a blood drive on Saturday, July 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Appointments are required.

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