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Brian Sickles' Archive

Year in Review: Braden Holtby

September 1, 2020 - 3:16 PM ET

Hello, Here is the year in review for Braden Holtby: Player Name: Braden Holtby Position: Goalie Age: 30 Current contract: Pending UFA. Previous Contract = $6.1million/year 2019-2020 Record: 25-14-6 2019-2020 Regular Season Stats: SV% = .897; GAA = 3.32 2019-2020 Post Season Stats: SV...

Year in Review: Nicklas Backstrom

September 10, 2020 - 3:58 PM ET

Hello, Here is the year in review for Nicklas Backstrom: Player Name: Nicklas Backstrom Position: Center Age: 32 Current contract: $9.2 mil/year. Pending UFA at end of 2025-2026 season 2019-2020 Regular Season Stats: 12-42-54 in 61 GP 2019-2020 Post Season Stats: 0 points in 1 GP (Injure...

Thoughts on the Peter Laviolette Hiring

September 15, 2020 - 10:04 AM ET

Hello! The Washington Capitals have hired Peter Laviolette on a 3-year deal worth about 4M per year. Laviolette has coached in the league for 18 years. His overall record in that span is 637-425-25. He was the coach of the Carolina Hurricanes when they won the Stanley Cup in 05-06. He was the c...

Year in Review: John Carlson

September 17, 2020 - 9:58 AM ET

Hello, Here is the year in review for John Carlson: Player Name: John Carlson Age: 30 Cap Hit: $8million per year for six more years through end of 2025-2026 season 2019-2020 Regular Season Stats: 15G, 60A, 75 Points in 69 games played 2019-2020 Post Season Stats: 0-6-6 in five games play...

Caps News and Notes: Carlson 2nd place for Norris?

September 23, 2020 - 11:19 AM ET

Hello, I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying what looks to be shaping up as a fantastic Stanley Cup Final. A few updates from Caps world: 1. John Carlson finished second in the Norris Trophy race – This was a complete shock to me but as I took a look at the numbers, I can understand why...