September 23, 2000 : Olaf Kolzig underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee and will miss the first three weeks of the 2000-01 regular season
June 6, 2000 : Capitals agreed to terms with Craig Billington on a three-year contract. Terms of the deal will pay Billington $787,500 in 2000-2001, $827,000 in 2001-2002, and $868,000 in 2002-2003.
August 25, 2000 : Martin Brochu signed with the Calgary Flames.
October 10, 2000 : Olaf Kolzig returned to the Washington Capitals alignment after missing two games because of an arthroscopic knee surgery. Goalie Sébastien Charpentier have been assigned to the Portland Pirates of the AHL.
November 1, 2000 : The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Corey Hirsch to a one-year contract and immediately lent him to the Albany River Rats. Hirsch spent last season in the IHL with the Milwaukee Admirals and the Utha Grizzlies.
December 18, 2000 : Washington Capitals' goaltender Olaf Kolzig was named the NHL player of the week with a 3-0-0 record, 1,01 GAA and with a .955% save percentage
January 1, 2001 : The Washington Capitals recalled goaltender Corey Hirsch from the Portland Pirates of the AHL
January 31, 2001 : The Washington Capitals loaned goaltender Curtis Cruickshank to the Rockford Ice hogs of the UHL
March 3, 2001 : The Washington Capitals recalled goaltender Corey Hirsch from the Portland Pirates of the AHL
March 14, 2001 : The Washington Capitals assigned goaltender Corey Hirsch to the Portland Pirates of the AHL