Author Archives: Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung

Newly-Hired Capitals’ Assistant Coach Kevin McCarthy: “There’s More To Lavi’s System Than Just Offense…Defense Wins Championships”

Photo: NHL.com On Thursday, Washington Capitals assistant coach Kevin McCarthy spoke to D.C. media on a conference call for the first time since joining head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff to help the Capitals defense on Wednesday.

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Newly-Signed Justin Schultz: “Washington Is Very Tough, Playing The Hard Game…Couldn’t Be More Excited To Be A Capital”

Photo: NHL.com On Tuesday afternoon, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz spoke to D.C. media for the first time since signing a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $4 million during free agency on Friday. The team will pay … Continue reading

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The Fulfilled Wish: Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Met With Ondra, A 13-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Through the Pink Bubble Foundation (Photos)

In September, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana participated in the ninth-annual charity tournament at the Beroun Golf Resort in Prague for the Pink Bubble Endowment Fund, a non-profit organization in the Czech Republic that helps support children and young adults … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Newly-Signed Henrik Lundqvist: “I Want To See Myself Lift That Cup And I Want To Do It In Washington”

Photo: @Capitals On Friday, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist spoke to D.C. media for the first time since signing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals earlier in the day. He expressed his gratitude to the New York Rangers, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon on Four-Year Deal: “The Focus Has Always Been Coming Back Here To Washington”

Tuesday evening, Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon spoke to the media shortly after the team’s announcement of signing the 29-year-old to a four-year contract that will carry an average annual value of $3.9 million. He expressed his excitement and readiness … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Assistant GM Ross Mahoney on Next Week’s Virtual NHL Draft: “We Will Take The Best Players Available To Us, Regardless Of Position”

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Wednesday morning, Washington Capitals assistant general manager Ross Mahoney spoke to the media on a Zoom call regarding the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft, which will be held virtually beginning Tuesday, October 6.

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Alex Ovechkin Spends Time With Russian Children’s Ensemble “Dynamic Guys”; Launches New Story With The Production Center “Dynamo”

Photo: nika_lebed/IG Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been in his home country of Russia for nearly a month since the Capitals’ first-round exit of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Earlier this month, he met with the governor of Novosibirsk, … Continue reading

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After An “Underachieved” Season, Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says New Head Coach Peter Laviolette Will Provide Motivation & Accountability For the Team

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to Capitals senior writer Mike Vogel on Tuesday and discussed the new hiring of head coach Peter Laviolette, the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft, and Free Agency.

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From the Small-Town Farm to the Big City Arena— Capitals’ Braden Holtby: “You Put Your Mind And Energy Towards Something, You Can Do Whatever You Want”

The face of Washington Capitals goaltending during the last decade has been Braden Holtby, or affectionately known as “Holtbeast” by fans. But prior to being drafted in 2008, many seasons spent with the AHL’s Hershey Bears and ECHL’s South Carolina … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom Joins Team For Warmups Prior to Game 4 Against Islanders

Photo: @NHLFlyers Incredible. Astounding. Emotional. Those are the words to describe the scene at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto as Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindblom joined the team for warmups prior to their Game 4 clash against in the New York … Continue reading

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