Monumental Sports & Entertainment has had “experimental” discussions about relocating the Washington Capitals to Northern Virginia.
That and more from around the league in today’s daily.
MSE met with Virginia government officials to discuss moving the Capitals from D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood to Arlington’s Crystal City neighborhood, according to the Washington Post. [WHN]
Capitals’ draft head Ross Mahoney says — like always — the team will prioritize taking the best player available when the team is on the clock in next week’s NHL Draft. [WHN]
From The National Hockey Now Network
San Jose Sharks legend Patrick Marleau is joining the team’s front office as a player development coach and advisor. [San Jose Hockey Now]
Erik Haula will remain in New Jersey for the next three seasons after re-signing with the Devils. [New Jersey Hockey Now]
One year ago Friday, the Florida Panthers hired Paul Maurice — a move that seems to have worked out for them. [Florida Hockey Now]
A look at potential move up options for the Chicago Blackhawks, who own the top pick and pick No. 19 in the first round of next week’s draft. [Chicago Hockey Now]
The Flames have hired Dan Lambert, a former Predators assistant, to run the defense in Calgary. [Calgary Hockey Now]