Brian MacLellan

Capitals acquire Ilya Kovalchuk on the cheap from Montreal
Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images
Chris Lingebach
February 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Capitals fans are lauding GM Brian MacLellan for pulling off another savvy trade before the deadline, acquiring Ilya Kovalchuk from Montreal in exchange for a 2020 third-round pick. Kovalchuk's contract details and why he should quickly develop chemistry with his new team.
Read More
Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to five-year extension
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Chris Lingebach
January 14, 2020 - 10:24 am
The Capitals drop a big surprise, announcing a new five-year, $46 million contract for Nicklas Backstrom. Let's celebrate his extraordinary career accomplishments!
Read More
Washington Capitals center Chandler Stephenson against the Toronto Maple Leafs
Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
Ben Krimmel
December 03, 2019 - 8:24 am
The Capitals traded Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round pick, general manager Brian MacLellan announced late Monday night.
Read More
Carlson: Caps' defense ready to take on GM's challenge
Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
Chris Lingebach
November 27, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Challenge accepted, John Carlson says of GM Brian MacLellan's public criticism of the Capitals' defensive consistency.
Read More
MacLellan: Only one weakness holding the Capitals back
Emilee Chinn/Getty Images
Chris Lingebach
November 26, 2019 - 2:02 pm
The Capitals are a team with very few weaknesses. In fact, there's just one their general manager can identify that's keeping them from being great.
Read More
Captials GM Brian MacLellan
Patrick Smith - Getty Images
Chris Russell
July 02, 2019 - 9:15 am
After a trio of offensive-minded signings, the Caps are better today than they were Monday morning.
Read More
Capitals lose Brett Connolly in free agency to Panthers.
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Ben Krimmel
July 01, 2019 - 5:35 pm
"I'm happy for him," Caps GM Brian MacLellan on losing Brett Connolly.
Read More
After Burakovsky trade, Capitals look less and less like Stanley Cup squad.
Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Chris Russell
June 29, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Another piece of Stanley Cup squad is gone, but a salary cap move Caps had to make.
Read More
Washington Capitals made Connor McMichael their top pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Kevin Light/Getty Images
Ben Krimmel
June 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Washington drafts a forward in the 1st round for the first time in five years.
Read More
Carl_Hagelin
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Russell
June 17, 2019 - 7:31 am
The Caps are smartly managing their limited resources and improving their team in the long run.
Read More

Pages