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Damien Riat
Headed back to Switzerland
LWWashington Capitals  Foreign
August 12, 2021
Riat will spend the 2021-22 campaign on loan with Lausanne HC (NLA).
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Ilya Samsonov
Inks one-year deal
GWashington Capitals
Undisclosed
August 9, 2021
Samsonov (undisclosed) penned a one-year, $2 million contract with Washington on Monday.
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Mike Vecchione
Lands two-way deal with Washington
CWashington Capitals  Minors
August 5, 2021
Vecchione signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Thursday.
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Dylan McIlrath
Signs with Washington on Wednesday
DWashington Capitals  Minors
July 28, 2021
McIlrath signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
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Hunter Shepard
Seals two-year deal with Washington
GWashington Capitals  Minors
July 28, 2021
Shepard signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
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Matt Irwin
Signs with Washington
DWashington Capitals  Minors
July 28, 2021
Irwin signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
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Lucas Johansen
Stays with Washington
DWashington Capitals  Minors
July 28, 2021
Johansen signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
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Vitek Vanecek
Traded back to Washington
GWashington Capitals
Lower Body
July 28, 2021
Vanecek (lower body) was traded from the Kraken to the Capitals on Wednesday in exchange for a second-round pick in 2023.
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Alex Ovechkin
Signs five-year deal
LWWashington Capitals
Undisclosed
July 27, 2021
Ovechkin (undisclosed) agreed to terms on a five-year, $47.5 million contract with Washington on Tuesday.
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John Carlson
Undergoes minor surgery
DWashington Capitals
Knee
July 25, 2021
General manager Brian MacLellan indicated that Carlson (knee) recently underwent a "minor procedure," Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
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Brent Johnson
Rearguard joins Washington
DWashington Capitals  College
July 24, 2021
Johnson was drafted 80th overall by the Capitals at the 2021 NHL Draft on Saturday.
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Vincent Iorio
Headed to Washington
DWashington Capitals  Juniors
July 24, 2021
Iorio was selected 55th overall by the Capitals in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.
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Alex Ovechkin
Not protected for Expansion Draft
LWWashington Capitals
Undisclosed
July 18, 2021
Ovechkin (undisclosed) was not included on Washington's protected-player list Sunday ahead of Wednesday's Expansion Draft.
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Beck Malenstyn
Re-signs with Washington
CWashington Capitals  Minors
Achilles
July 8, 2021
Malenstyn (Achilles) signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals on Thursday.
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Henrik Lundqvist
Resumes light workouts
GWashington Capitals  Free Agent
Chest
July 2, 2021
Lundqvist (heart) announced via his personal Instagram account that he has resumed light workouts.
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Shane Gersich
Pens extension with Capitals
CWashington Capitals  Minors
June 19, 2021
Gersich signed a one-year, two-way contract with Washington on Saturday.
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Michael Sgarbossa
Inks two-year deal
LWWashington Capitals  Minors
June 17, 2021
Sgarbossa signed a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals on Thursday.
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Garrett Pilon
Pens two-year deal
CWashington Capitals
June 17, 2021
Pilon agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.5 million contract with Washington on Thursday.
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Bobby Nardella
Inks two-year deal
DWashington Capitals  Minors
June 16, 2021
Nardella signed a two-year, $1.5 million contract with the Capitals on Wednesday, per PuckPedia.
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Axel Jonsson-Fjallby
Snags two-year deal
LWWashington Capitals  Minors
June 7, 2021
Jonsson-Fjallby agreed to terms on a two-year, two-way contract with Washington on Monday.
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Joe Snively
Signs extension
LWWashington Capitals  Minors
June 3, 2021
Snively signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals on Thursday.
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John Carlson
Dealt with knee injury
DWashington Capitals
Knee
May 25, 2021
Carlson dealt with a knee injury toward the end of the season that may require surgery, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Ilya Samsonov
Won't play in World Championship
GWashington Capitals
Undisclosed
May 25, 2021
Samsonov (undisclosed) won't join Team Russia for the IIHF World Championship tournament in Latvia, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Ilya Samsonov
Headed to World Championships
GWashington Capitals
May 24, 2021
Samsonov will join Russia for the IIHF World Championships, Martin Merk of IIHF.com reports.
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Dmitry Orlov
Bound for World Championships
DWashington Capitals
May 24, 2021
Orlov will join Russia at the 2021 IIHF World Championships, Martin Merk of IIHF.com reports.
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