Author Archives: Max Wolpoff

About Max Wolpoff

Journalism student at Boston University ('19), lifelong fan of the Washington Capitals, beat writer and occasional broadcaster for the BU Women's Ice Hockey team. If you ever need him during the week, Max is probably studying for something.

Orlov Ends Holdout, Finally Signs for One Year

The Washington Capitals and defenseman Dmitry Orlov have been “in negotiations” on a new contract since the end of the season. Some three months later, the parties have announced a new contract: one year, one-way, $2.57 million, a $0.57 million … Continue reading

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Defending The Filip Forsberg Trade

The worst trade in Capitals history. GMGM’s final act. The Martin Erat Bungalo. This is how we got Michael Latta. And “Caps Roomies,” with the ensuing ketchup jokes. No matter what name you give it, the Martin Erat and Michael … Continue reading

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Bryan Helmer Named VP of Hockey Operations

As speculated earlier in the week, the Hershey Bears confirmed the hiring of Bryan Helmer to Vice President of Hockey Operations. Helmer enjoyed a 20 year professional career after going undrafted out of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. The journeyman … Continue reading

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What the New AHL Rules Mean

Following the conclusion of the AHL Board of Governors meeting at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, the league announced new rules, scheduling, and division alignment. The four divisions for AHL hockey will look like this next season (NHL Affiliates in … Continue reading

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Ryan Warsofsky’s First Order of Business: Player Replacement

For weeks, the South Carolina Stingrays were without a head coach or a President of Hockey Operations when Spencer Carbery announced he would join the Saginaw Spirit as head coach. Today, they remedied that by promoting assistant coach Ryan Warsofsky … Continue reading

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Chase Priskie and Dmitry Zaitsev round out Caps 2016 Draft Picks

In the final two rounds of the 2016 NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals selected Chase Priskie and Dmitry Zaitsev to round out their selections. Priskie finished his freshman year at Quinnipiac, the ECAC Champions and NCAA runner-ups, with four goals … Continue reading

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Damien Riat Drafted in Fourth Round

With the 117th pick in the NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals went to Geneva, Switzerland to draft Damien Riat. Riat played for Swiss-A league Geneve Servette. He is 19-years-old, an even six-feet tall, a right-handed shot, and he plays left … Continue reading

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