Connect with us

Jared's Daily

Jared’s Daily: Capitals To Pick At 8; Sgarbossa Re-signs



Capitals GM Brian MacLellan

The Washington Capitals will pick at No. 8 following Monday’s NHL draft lottery.

That, Stanley Cup Playoffs news and more from around the league in today’s Capitals Daily.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals stood pat and will pick eighth in June’s NHL entry draft. Connor Bedard appears headed to the Chicago Blackhawks, who jumped from No. 3 to the top spot. [WHN]

Hershey Bears standout Michael Sgarbossa has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals. The 30-year-old center led the team with 58 points last season. [WHN]

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Jonathan Marchessault tallied two goals as the Vegas Golden Knights routed the Edmonton Oilers to take a 2-1 series lead. [Vegas Hockey Now]

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Ilya Samsonov — a former Capital — could return to play in Game 4 Wednesday after leaving Game 3 with an undisclosed injury. The Florida Panthers are up 3-0 in the series. []

From The National Hockey Now Network

Philly Hockey Now is now under the watch of Chuck Bausman, a veteran Philadelphia sports journalist. Click here to read his Flyers coverage (or click here if you’re a staunch Penguins supporter).

The Florida Panthers have inked 2021 first-round pick Mackie Samoskevich to an entry-level deal. The 20-year-old forward tallied 43 points in his sophomore season at the University of Michigan. [Florida Hockey Now]

Restricted free agent Jeremy Swayman would be “ideally in a Bruins sweater” next season. The 24-year-old goalie, along with teammate Linus Ullmark, won the 2023 Jennings Trophy as the league’s top goalie tandem. [Boston Hockey Now]

Get WHN in Your Inbox

Enter your email address and receive notifications of new posts by email.

All the Capitals news that's fit to print

Sign up and get all of our stories sent directly to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.