Category Archives: Interview

Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Andre Burakovsky Trade With The Media

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to discuss free agency and the trade that sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche after the team’s annual development camp wrapped up on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Salary Cap, And Injury Updates On Conference Call With The Media

Prior to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media via conference call on Thursday afternoon. He touched on numerous topics such as injury updates, trade talk around the NHL, contract negotiation updates, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Announces Annual Brynas Black-White Game As Part Of Hockey Is For Everyone Initiative

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom announced on Wednesday that the annual game between Brynas Black-White is set for Thursday, August 15 at Galverinken in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden. The game will feature female hockey players for the first time.

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Radko Gudas Says Capitals “Hundred Percent” Have Stanley Cup Potential

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen this past Friday, spoke to the Washington media for the first time via conference call on Tuesday afternoon. He discussed … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Re-Signing With The Capitals: “I Don’t Think I Ever Thought About Going To Free Agency”

After signing a four-year contract worth $11 million ($2.75 million AAV) with the Washington Capitals on Sunday, forward Carl Hagelin discussed his new contract, the Capitals’ Stanley Cup window, and forwards Andre Burakovsky (can become a restricted free agent on … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin: “We Lost The Games We Had To Win. We Just Gave The [Hurricanes] A Chance To Win.”

Photo: Team Russia After the Washington Capitals‘ seven-game exit in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, captain Alex Ovechkin spoke with NHL reporter Igor Eronko of the Russian Sports express about it, his fight with Carolina Hurricanes … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov​: “Like A Player, You Want To Play Better Every Game, Of Course.”  

Two days after the Washington Capitals‘ 4-3 loss in Game 7 of their First Series against the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday, center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media for one final time of 2018-19 during the … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Potentially Re-Signing With The Capitals: “It Was A Really Good Fit For Me. I Felt Comfortable Here.”

Photo: Washington Post Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin told reporters that he is open to signing a contract extension with the team, who he thought was a good fit for him. Hagelin, 30, can become an unrestricted free agent July … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Says Capitals’ Game 7 Loss Was A “Tough Ending”

Photo: YouTube On Friday, the Washington Capitals spoke with the media for one final time this season after a crushing 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 of the First Round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson: “It’s Going To Be a Goal To Pick Up Where I Left Off.”

Photo: @ChrisKuc Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson said “anything can happen” when you get to double overtime in Game 7. During Friday’s breakdown day, Wilson talked to the media about what went wrong in the Capitals’ 4-3 loss in Game 7 … Continue reading

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