Per Nate Ewell:

MEDIA ADVISORY

Capitals to Make Significant Announcement Monday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m.

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will make a significant player-related announcement on Monday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Media are invited to attend the announcement, which will be held in the team’s locker room at the practice facility.

WHAT: Washington Capitals significant player-related announcement

WHEN: Monday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Capitals locker room
627 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 850
Arlington, VA 22031

Will they finally be announcing a new Nicklas Backstrom long-term deal? We want your ridiculous rumors in the comments below.

  • JDP

    Backstrom 6-8 year deal. Gotta be

  • http://www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com Russian Machine Never Breaks

    Brooks Laich retired and will now be NASCAR Inside Front Tire Changer.

    -Neil

  • Taylor

    Tomas Fleischmann’s dying his hair to a more natural looking color.

  • Queef

    Ovechkin traded for Cammalleri

  • http://professorplum95.wordpress.com Adam

    They’re getting rid of either Semin or Green. Morrisonn and Morrison are both gone, and I’m not surprised if Erskine or Bradley get the boot, too. I say this because Green has really dogged in the playoffs, Semin in the last two seasons but Green in all three. I don’t say this as one of those “fire Boudreau because he lost 4 games” bandwagon-jumpers; I’ve been with the team since I was four (1999), and honestly I don’t doubt the skill of 28, 52, 26, or 9, (or Boudreau for that matter, partly because of his great commercials but mostly because he’s a great coach) but honestly, if Green is going to play forward the entire time they should put him on forward, and if none of the others are going to deliver, they should act upon this now, trade them, and get players that have decidedly done well in the playoffs so that they can be a cup contending team next year. Look at MontrĂ©al. They’re perfect for the playoffs, if not mediocre in the season. They have solid defensemen that play great defence when needed (Subban), but go on offense when appropriate. They have small and fast guys like Gomez and Gionta, and cup veterans like Metropolit. They have everything the Caps need to win the Cup

  • http://professorplum95.wordpress.com Adam

    , and the Caps have most of it too, but they need it all.

  • http://crzyjewishotaku.deviantart.com Rachel

    OH, IT BETTER BE ABOUT NICKY. IT BETTER. /allcaps

  • http://professorplum95.wordpress.com Adam

    ALSO, THEY NEED TO KEEP 8 AND 19. THIS IS MANDATORY!

  • Taylor

    Adam, I really doubt they’d cut Semin after 40 goals this season.. Sure, he’s terrible in the playoffs, but if someone’s producing that much, it would be a terrible idea to cut him.

  • http://www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com Russian Machine Never Breaks

    Win or lose at Miss USA, Slapshot will now be Samantha Casey

    -Neil

  • http://www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com Russian Machine Never Breaks

    OMG, CAPS SIGNED LeBRON JAMES!!!!

    -Neil

  • Kevin

    Green and Backstrom announce engagement…”you look cute too”

  • http://thehockeychronicles.wordpress.com megHamonster

    Alex Semin to start charity to teach children the evils of smoking…

  • BobbyG

    This announcement could be about additions to and/or subtractions from the Capitals roster. Like almost everyone else however, I’m hoping it’s about a long term deal for Nicky. This news would be awesome and most welcome for Capitals Nation. I don’t doubt Ovie in Germany will also get a big boost hearing about something like this.

  • http://www.russianmachineneverbreaks.com Russian Machine Never Breaks

    Alex Semin suspended by team for a seson for smoking. And terrible play in the playoffs.

  • Taylor

    Samantha Casey is now one of the Red Rockers.

  • Bart

    Miss Casey to replace Locker as color person.

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