BRIAN MACLELLAN

Washington CapitalsWashington Capitals

General Manager
Senior Vice President
BORN: October 27, 1958
AGE: 62
BIRTHPLACE: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsDirector of Player Personnel2004 - May 25, 201445 - 5510 Years
Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsAssistant General Manager2009 - May 25, 201450 - 555 Years
Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsGeneral ManagerMay 26, 2014 - Present55 - 7 Years, 2 Months, 7 Days
Washington CapitalsWashington CapitalsVice President of Hockey OperationsMay 26, 2014 - Present55 - 7 Years, 2 Months, 7 Days

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
165$769,404,5004340
DATETRADE DETAILS
Jul 28, 2021
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Vitek Vanecek · $716,667$716,667$750,000
Sum: $716,667$716,667$750,000
Change: +$716,667+$716,667+$750,000
Trade
Seattle Kraken Acquire:
Seattle Kraken
2023 2nd round pick (WPG)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$716,667-$716,667-$750,000
Jul 26, 2021
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2022 2nd round pick (WPG)
2023 2nd round pick (WPG)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$3,900,000-$3,900,000-$3,100,000
Trade
Winnipeg Jets Acquire:
Winnipeg Jets
Brenden Dillon · $3,900,000$3,900,000$3,100,000
Sum: $3,900,000$3,900,000$3,100,000
Change: +$3,900,000+$3,900,000+$3,100,000
Jul 24, 2021
New York Rangers Acquire:
New York Rangers
2021 3rd round pick (ARI - #75 - Ryder Korczak)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2021 3rd round pick (NYR - #80 - Brent Johnson)
2021 6th round pick (NYR - #176 - Dru Krebs)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Apr 12, 2021
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Philadelphia Flyers
2021 5th round pick (VGK - #158 - Ty Murchison)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,200,000-$1,200,000+$33,600,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Michael Raffl ($400,000 retained - 25%) · $1,200,000$1,200,000$0
Sum: $1,200,000$1,200,000$0
Change: +$1,200,000+$1,200,000-$33,600,000
Apr 12, 2021
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Richard Pánik · $1,675,000$2,750,000$2,200,000
Jakub Vrána · $3,350,000$3,350,000$3,000,000
2021 1st round pick (WSH - #23 - Wyatt Johnston)
2022 2nd round pick (WSH)
Sum: $5,025,000$6,100,000$5,200,000
Change: -$675,000+$400,000+$700,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Anthony Mantha · $5,700,000$5,700,000$4,500,000
Sum: $5,700,000$5,700,000$4,500,000
Change: +$675,000-$400,000-$700,000
Apr 11, 2021
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
New Jersey Devils
Jonas Siegenthaler · $800,000$800,000$800,000
Sum: $800,000$800,000$800,000
Change: +$800,000+$800,000+$800,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2021 conditional 3rd round pick* (ARI - #75 - Ryder Korczak)
*Conditions: Arizona's draft pick is currently listed as conditional between Arizona and New Jersey. If the pick is not transferred to New Jersey, the 3rd round pick will be changed to New Jerseys 2021 3rd round pick instead of Arizona's

Result: Washington will receive Arizona's 2021 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$800,000-$800,000-$800,000
Oct 7, 2020
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
2021 7th round pick (WSH - #215 - Daniel Laatsch)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2020 7th round pick (COL - #211 - Oskar Magnusson)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Oct 6, 2020
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Calgary Flames
2020 1st round pick (WSH - #24 - Connor Zary)
2020 3rd round pick (ARI - #80 - Jake Boltmann)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2020 1st round pick (CAR - #22 - Hendrix Lapierre)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Feb 24, 2020
Anaheim Ducks Acquire:
Anaheim Ducks
Christian Djoos · $175,000$1,250,000$1,250,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $175,000$1,250,000$1,250,000
Change: +$175,000+$500,000+$1,250,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Daniel Sprong · $0$750,000$750,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$750,000$750,000
Change: -$175,000-$500,000+$750,000
Feb 23, 2020
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
Montreal Canadiens
2020 3rd round pick (WSH - #86 - Dylan Peterson)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$350,000-$350,000$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Ilya Kovalchuk ($350,000 retained - 50%) · $350,000$350,000$0
Sum: $350,000$350,000$0
Change: +$350,000+$350,000-$34,300,000
Feb 18, 2020
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
San Jose Sharks
2020 2nd round pick (COL - #56 - Tristen Robins)
2021 conditional 3rd round pick* (WSH - #87 - Dmitri Kostenko)
*Conditions: If the Washington Capitals win the 2020 Stanley Cup, the 2021 3rd round pick (WSH) will instead become the 2020 3rd round pick (ARI) that Washington previously acquired.

Result: San Jose will receive the 2021 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,635,000-$1,635,000$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Brenden Dillon ($1,635,000 retained - 50%) · $1,635,000$1,635,000$0
Sum: $1,635,000$1,635,000$0
Change: +$1,635,000+$1,635,000-$191,100,000
Dec 3, 2019
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2021 5th round pick (VGK - #158 - Ty Murchison)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,050,000-$1,050,000$0
Trade
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
Vegas Golden Knights
Chandler Stephenson · $1,050,000$1,050,000$1,050,000
Sum: $1,050,000$1,050,000$1,050,000
Change: +$1,050,000+$1,050,000+$1,050,000
Jun 28, 2019
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
Colorado Avalanche
André Burakovsky · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Scott Kosmachuk · $0$0$0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
2020 2nd round pick (COL - #56 - Tristen Robins)
2020 3rd round pick (ARI - #80 - Jake Boltmann)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 22, 2019
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
San Jose Sharks
2019 7th round pick (WSH - #211 - Santeri Airola)
2020 7th round pick (WSH - #210 - Timofei Spitserov)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2019 5th round pick (SJS - #153 - Martin Hugo Has)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 22, 2019
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
New Jersey Devils
2019 4th round pick (WSH - #118 - Case McCarthy)
2019 5th round pick (BUF - #129 - Arseni Gritsyuk)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2019 3rd round pick (SJS - #91 - Aliaksei Protas)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 14, 2019
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Philadelphia Flyers
Matt Niskanen · $5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
Sum: $5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
Change: +$3,405,000+$3,405,000+$4,000,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Radko Gudas ($1,005,000 retained - 30%) · $2,345,000$2,345,000$1,750,000
Sum: $2,345,000$2,345,000$1,750,000
Change: -$3,405,000-$3,405,000-$4,000,000
Feb 22, 2019
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Madison Bowey · $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
2020 2nd round pick (WSH - #55 - Cross Hanas)
Sum: $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Change: +$187,500+$187,500+$1,000,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Nick Jensen · $812,500$812,500$825,000
2019 5th round pick (BUF - #129 - Arseni Gritsyuk)
Sum: $812,500$812,500$825,000
Change: -$187,500-$187,500+$825,000
Feb 21, 2019
Los Angeles Kings Acquire:
Los Angeles Kings
2019 3rd round pick (WSH - #87 - Lukas Parik)
2020 conditional 6th round pick* (WSH - #179 - Garin Bjorklund)
*Conditions: Washington shall transfer its 2020 6th round pick if Washington wins 2 or more playoff rounds in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs; and Hagelin plays in 50% or more of the combined total number of games played in any 2 of the 2019 playoff rounds.

*Result: Condition not met. No pick is transferred.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,875,000-$1,875,000$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Carl Hagelin ($1,875,000 retained - 50%) · $1,875,000$1,875,000$0
Sum: $1,875,000$1,875,000$0
Change: +$1,875,000+$1,875,000-$168,406,875
Jun 23, 2018
Vancouver Canucks Acquire:
Vancouver Canucks
2018 6th round pick (WSH - #186 - Artyom Manukyan)
2019 6th round pick (WSH - #180 - Jack Malone)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2018 6th round pick (VAN - #161 - Alex Kannok-Leipert)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jun 22, 2018
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
Colorado Avalanche
Philipp Grubauer · $1,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
Brooks Orpik · $5,500,000$5,500,000$4,500,000
Sum: $7,000,000$7,000,000$6,000,000
Change: +$7,000,000+$7,000,000+$6,000,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2018 2nd round pick (COL - #47 - Kody Clark)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$7,000,000-$7,000,000-$6,000,000
Feb 21, 2018
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
Montreal Canadiens
2019 5th round pick (WSH - #149 - Matvei Guskov)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$925,000-$925,000-$925,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Jakub Jeřábek · $925,000$925,000$925,000
Sum: $925,000$925,000$925,000
Change: +$925,000+$925,000+$925,000
Feb 19, 2018
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
Chicago Blackhawks
2018 conditional 3rd round pick* (TOR - #87 - Linus Karlsson)
*Conditions: Chicago will receive the higher of Washington's own 2018 3rd or Leafs 2018 3rd round pick.

Result: Chicago will receive Leafs 2018 3rd round pick
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$900,000-$900,000-$900,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Michal Kempný · $900,000$900,000$900,000
Sum: $900,000$900,000$900,000
Change: +$900,000+$900,000+$900,000
Feb 9, 2018
New York Rangers Acquire:
New York Rangers
John Albert · $0$650,000$220,000 (AHL/JR)
Hubert Labrie (AHL contract)
Sum: $0$650,000$220,000
Change: $0-$150,000+$95,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Adam Chapie · $0$800,000$125,000 (AHL/JR)
Joe Whitney (AHL contract)
Sum: $0$800,000$125,000
Change: $0+$150,000-$95,000
Jul 2, 2017
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
New Jersey Devils
Marcus Johansson · $4,583,333$4,583,333$4,750,000
Sum: $4,583,333$4,583,333$4,750,000
Change: +$4,583,333+$4,583,333+$4,750,000
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
2018 2nd round pick (FLA - #46 - Martin Fehérváry)
2018 3rd round pick (TOR - #87 - Linus Karlsson)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$4,583,333-$4,583,333-$4,750,000
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