Category Archives: Boyd Gordon

How a Cup Contender Candidate Is Identified

The flattering forecasts are coming in fast and furious. The Caps are a consensus selection to win the Southeast division for a second consecutive season, but additionally, they’re commonly identified either explicitly as a Stanley Cup contender or a “dark … Continue reading

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Ten Top Storylines for the Start of Training Camp 2008

(10) Gabby from the Get-go. Capitals players had plenty of time to come to grips with Bruce Boudreau’s system, what with his arriving from Hershey at Thanksgiving. In his 61 games in 2007-08, Boudreau went 20 games over .500 (37-17-7). … Continue reading

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Oh Boyd! One Capital Left to Sign

The Washington Capitals have signed Boyd Gordon to a one year deal.¬† Tarik El-Bashir is reporting the deal is worth $725,000.¬† That leaves Shaone Morrisonn as the final player to sign.¬† Morrisonn has filed for arbitration and the hearing has … Continue reading

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Fehr in the Fold

The Caps today inked right wing Eric Fehr to a one-year deal. The modest details can be found here. The signing leaves only Shaone Morrisonn and Boyd Gordon without contracts for 2008-09. Morrisonn has filed for arbitration.

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We Could Use a Few Signings, Couldn’t We?

These are salad days for salaries in the NHL. Yesterday came word that the salary cap for 2008-09 would rise to $56.7 million, with a salary floor ($40.7 million) higher than the league’s cap just back three seasons ago, in … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Boyd Gordon, Brooks Laich, Eric Fehr, Front Office, Matt Cooke, Mike Green, National Hockey League, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sergei Fedorov, Ted Leonsis, Washington Capitals | 35 Comments

Awards Night Revelry

Capitals fans gathered at the Verizon Center on Thursday night to watch the NHL Awards and meet some players. Official OFB photographer Chanuck attended and captured the event.

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A Second Act in D.C. for Sergei Fedorov? Let’s Hope So

Likely Sergei Fedorov, in the initial hours and days after arriving in Washington late this past February, thinking ahead then to what was almost certainly his final game as a Capital on April 5, gave some thought to returning home … Continue reading

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