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Russian Reinforcements, Dmitry Orlov and Vladimir Tarasenko Arrive For IIHF World Championships

Photo Credit: From Sport24.ru Dmitry Orlov of the Washington Capitals and Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues, whose teams were eliminated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, finally were able to practice with the Russian National … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson: “We Didn’t Use Our Opportunities To Our Advantage And That’s Not A Winning Formula, Especially In The Playoffs”

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson spoke to the media for the final time this season during Tuesday’s Breakdown Day. He discussed another tough first-round exit for the team, dealing with a knee injury, and why he believes the Capitals are … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan on First Round Exit: “We Ran Out Of Gas And Didn’t Perform Well In The Last Two Games”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media for the final time this season after the Capitals were eliminated on Sunday in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive season. He discussed why the regular … Continue reading

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“Playing With Alex Ovechkin Was An Experience I Will Cherish For the Rest of My Life”: Zdeno Chara Speaks On His NHL Future, Playing With Alex Ovechkin, and More In His Exit Interview

With the Washington Capitals’ season ending in another first round postseason exit, the team’s players and coaches conducted their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex with the media, via teleconference, before heading their separate ways for the offseason. In his, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov on Trade Rumors: “It Doesn’t Bother Me At All…I’m Never Going To Complain About Anything If I Understand It”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media during the players’ exit interviews. Breakdown day comes following Sunday’s Game 5 loss to the Boston Bruins, which eliminated the Capitals in the first round of the playoffs for the … Continue reading

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“It’s A Disappointing Ending, We Had the Team To Accomplish a Lot More”: Lars Eller Speaks On The End to the Capitals’ Season, Injuries, and More In Exit Interview

With the Washington Capitals’ season ending in another first round postseason exit, the team’s players and coaches conducted their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex with the media, via teleconference, before heading their separate ways for the offseason. In … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie on Wanting to Stay with Capitals: “This Is Where I Want To Spend The Rest Of My Career And Retire Here”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke to the media during the players’ exit interviews following Sunday’s Game 5 loss to the Boston Bruins, which eliminated the Capitals in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller On Game 4 Loss: “I Want To See A Different Team In Game 5 At Home. I Believe We Can Do That”

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller spoke to the media following Friday’s 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 4 of the First Round in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He discussed the frustrating loss and what the Capitals must … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Felt “Much Better”, Focused on Recovery After Second COVID-19 Bout This Season

On Thursday, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov spoke to the media following today’s optional practice. Kuznetsov discussed battling COVID-19 a second time this season and how he feels moving forward in the postseason. Samsonov mentioned he … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Connor McMichael Reporting to D.C. Tuesday; Will Be Black Ace During Playoff Run

Hershey Bears center and Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael told the Hershey media that he will be reporting to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday and will be a black ace during the Capitals’ 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff run.

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