Seattle Kraken Trade Forward Marcus Johansson to Washington Capitals

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The Seattle Kraken continue to sell during their first-ever NHL Trade Deadline. After multiple deals earlier, including a massive Mark Giordano trade, they have now moved forward Marcus Johansson to the Washington Capitals. Daniel Sprong and draft picks are part of the return. Marcus Johansson Traded Confirmed: Marcus Johansson to the Capitals. Daniel Sprong and […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Washington Capitals

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Sign Forward Daniel Sprong

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  The Washington Capitals have inked forward Daniel Sprong to a two-year, one-way contract worth an average annual salary of $725,000. Sprong, 23 was acquired by the Capitals from the Anaheim Ducks for defenceman Christian Djoos back in February. He was the Pittsburgh Penguins 46th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft that year. Daniel […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Black Aces

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When the coronavirus ended the regular season, the Washington Capitals were on top of the Metropolitan Division, solidifying them a place in this year’s playoffs. Alex Ovechkin was nearing another 50 goal season, including being tied for most goals in the league at 48. John Carlson‘s elite play was gaining him recognition as a possible […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE


Washington Capitals Trade Christian Djoos to Anaheim Ducks

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The Washington Capitals made a trade today with the Anaheim Ducks, moving defenceman Christian Djoos for forward Daniel Sprong. Capitals Trade Christian Djoos to Anaheim Trade is Djoos from #caps to #nhlducks for Daniel Sprong. — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) February 24, 2020 Key Players Christian Djoos, 25 is 6′-0″, 169 pounds and hails from Gothenburg, […] READ MORE




Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Daniel Sprong To Anaheim Ducks for Marcus Pettersson

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to trade Daniel Sprong to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Marcus Pettersson. #TradeCentre ALERT: @Penguins trade F Daniel Sprong to the @AnaheimDucks for D Marcus Pettersson (via @frank_seravalli) https://t.co/Zfu9nQnooR #TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/5dBgnHCLjK — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) December 3, 2018 Penguins Trade Daniel Sprong to Anaheim Ducks The Pittsburgh Penguins completed […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Penguins Youth Looks to Make Their Mark in New Season

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The Pittsburgh Penguins take the ice tonight in their 2018-19 home opener against the defending Stanley Cup champions the Washington Capitals. The off-season proved to be a productive one for the team. They added some young new prospects to their roster who are sure to complement the veterans. These new players will be joining the […] READ MORE