John Carlson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carlson has been bargain for Capitals

    Fanrag Sports "Although the playoff fate of the Washington Capitals remains uncertain, one thing has become fairly clear headed toward the offseason: John Carlson is going to get paid. The veteran defenseman’s six-year contract is in its final months and his production in both the regular season and early..." April 20

  • Capitals won't decide on re-signing Trotz, Carlson until after playoffs "The Washington Capitals will wait until after the Stanley Cup Playoffs before deciding whether to try to bring back coach Barry Trotz and defenseman John Carlson next season, general manager Brian MacLellan said Friday. Trotz and Carlson each is in the final season of his contract and helped..." April 06

  • Why a sign-and-trade makes sense for John Carlson, under the radar execs

    The Athletic "I present to you John Carlson as a second potential case for the salary-cap era’s first sign-and-trade deal. I detailed the potential merits of a John Tavares sign-and-trade a couple of weeks ago, perhaps a long shot, but a possibility no less that his camp is making sure to cover in its..." March 28

  • John Carlson extension talks on hold until after the season despite mutual interest from player, team

    NBC Sports Washington "The NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday and the Capitals stood pat, but they did reportedly kick the tires on two big-name defensemen in Erik Karlsson and Ryan McDonagh. Both players would have obviously provided a big boost to the defense, but they both also have something else in..." February 27

  • Brian MacLellan puts cards on the table, says he wants Carlson back 'no matter what'

    NBC Sports Washington "One of the biggest questions facing the Caps this season has been what will the team do with defenseman John Carlson? Carlson is on the final year of his contract and, as his current deal pays him just under $4 million, is due a significant raise. But the Caps already have over $58 million..." January 13

  • John Carlson could be on his last season with the Washington Capitals

    iSportsweb "The Washington Capitals are focused on playing the best of their ability now. Five points back from the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Capitals as a team have been good not great. But the season is early, and as we progress through the season the team will work better together and come..." December 01