Capitals Insider: Free agency


Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Karl Alzner: Free agents remain who can help Caps 'tremendously'

Defenseman Karl Alzner believes there are still free agents available on the market that can help the Capitals improve.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, George McPhee, Karl Alzner, offseason

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Capitals sign Tyson Strachan, two others as depth additions

The Capitals signed defenseman Tyson Strachan, winger Matt Watkins and goaltender David Leggio to two-way contracts Monday, adding depth at the AHL level.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Free agency, Hershey Bears, offseason, Tyson Strachan

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/05/2013

NHL Free Agency: Mike Ribeiro to Coyotes, Matt Hendricks to Predators

Mike Ribeiro and Matt Hendricks have both signed with new teams on the first day of NHL free agency.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Matt Hendricks, Mike Ribeiro, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 07/05/2013

2013 NHL Free Agency: Daniel Alfredsson, Stephen Weiss join Red Wings

Get the latest updates on the Capitals and the rest of the NHL and discuss the moves as the signing period opens.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:57 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 08:34 PM ET, 07/02/2013

NHL free agency: Vincent Lecavalier agrees to terms with Philadelphia

Vincent Lecavalier, the most sought after free agent, has agreed to terms with the Flyers. What does it mean for the Caps?

By Katie Carrera  |  08:34 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Capitals make qualifying offers to five restricted free agents

Washington tendered qualifying offers to restricted free agents Karl Alzner, Marcus Johansson, Tomas Kundratek, Nicolas Deschamps and Peter LeBlanc.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:49 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, offseason, Restricted free agents

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Matt Hendricks prepared to hit free agent market

With no progress on an extension with the Capitals, Matt Hendricks is prepared to test the unrestricted free agent market when it opens at noon Friday.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:25 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Matt Hendricks, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Vincent Lecavalier 'fits into our puzzle', Adam Oates says

Coach Adam Oates met with impending UFA Vincent Lecavalier Saturday and believes the veteran center would fit well with the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Free agency, George McPhee, offseason, Unrestricted free agents, Vincent Lecavalier

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Agent: 'No progress at all' between Matt Hendricks and Capitals

Matt Hendricks's agent says that he hasn't discussed a new contract for the gritty winger with the Capitals since the trade deadline.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Matt Hendricks, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Joey Crabb won't return to Washington

Fourth-line winger Joey Crabb "has no intentions" of re-signing with the Capitals according to his agent.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:41 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Joey Crabb, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Should the Capitals re-sign Mike Ribeiro?

The Capitals finally found a second-line center in Mike Ribeiro, but the pending UFA's contract demands might not mesh with the team's long-term plans.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:29 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Mike Ribeiro, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Should the Capitals re-sign Matt Hendricks?

Matt Hendricks has become an important part of the roster, but is there cap space to bring him back?

By Katie Carrera  |  10:11 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, George McPhee, Matt Hendricks, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 08/12/2010

Source: Eric Belanger to re-sign with Caps

Eric Belanger has agreed in principle to a one-year, $1.85 million contract with the Capitals to return to Washington for the 2010-11 season, according to an NHL source with knowledge of the situation. The deal has been in the works for some time, the source said, adding that the team...

By Katie Carrera  |  08:05 PM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Belanger, Washington Capitals, free agency

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/10/2010

Roundup on the Ilya Kovalchuk arbitration hearing

Monday marked the end of one chapter and the start of a new segment in this summer's Ilya Kovalchuk saga as arbitrator Richard Bloch ruled in favor of the NHL's decision to reject the star winger's 17-year, $102 million contract with the New Jersey Devils. You can check out the...

By Katie Carrera  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ilya Kovalchuk, free agency

Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 08/02/2010

Former Caps defenseman Morrisonn signs with Buffalo

Free agent defenseman Shaone Morrisonn signed a two-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres, leaving the Capitals after six seasons

By Katie Carrera  |  08:52 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buffalo Sabres, NHL free agency, Shaone Morrisonn, Washington Capitals