Category Archives: Interview

Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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John Carlson On Capitals’ Depth: “They’re A Lot Of Game-Breakers On This Team And A Lot Of Different Types Of Players That Make It Hard To Play Against Us.”

Photo: Inside Hook In the midst of a career season, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson made a brief appearance on CBS’s The Jim Rome Show on Friday to discuss the Capitals’ depth and thrilling 5-4 overtime victory over the San … Continue reading

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“I’d Never Had Grilled Cheese Before”: Capitals 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Talks First Professional Season, Life in America, Alex Ovechkin, and More

HERSHEY, PA — Alexander Alexeyev is one of the Capitals’ most heavily-prized prospects, and as the team’s first-round draft pick in 2018, there are a number of expectations placed upon him by both the team and fans alike. After making … Continue reading

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“Hopefully the Goals and Points Will Come”: Hometown Prospect Joe Snively Discusses Growing Up In the DMV, His Transition to the Professional Game, and Scoring Slump

Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hershey Bears left wing Joe Snively grew up watching and loving the Washington Capitals. Playing for the local Little Capitals in his youth, the Herndon, Virginia native had his hopes set on professional hockey. Snively attended Yale … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Says Maple Leafs “Have To Play Differently” To Win Stanley Cup

Photo: CTV News The Toronto Maple Leafs are off to a slow start this season as they head into Tuesday’s game against the Washington Capitals (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Scotiabank Arena with a 6-5-2 record. As Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Decided “To Be Patient” With Nicklas Backstrom And Braden Holtby Contract Decisions

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have decided to be patient in contract negotiations with center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby, who can each become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, according to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun. Backstrom and … Continue reading

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Sweet Kill: An Interview With Beck Malenstyn, A Key Part Of The Hershey Bears Stellar Penalty Kill

Photo: JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears Washington Capitals prospect Beck Malenstyn reported to the Capitals AHL affiliate in Hershey for the first time last September. It wasn’t long before his aggressive style and physical play began garnering praise from Bears fans and … Continue reading

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Dillan Fox On Playing For His Hometown Hershey Bears: “It’s Pretty Special”

Photo: Mark Sawyer/Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Hershey Bears training camp invite Dillan Fox addressed the media during the team’s 2019-20 media day Monday morning at Giant Center. The 28-year-old forward was invited to participate in this year’s camp just last week. … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears’ Casey Bailey: “I Wanted To Come Back Here And Find My Game Again.”

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Monday morning was the start of the Hershey Bears’ 2019-20 training camp at Giant Center. Forward Casey Bailey spoke to the media about his time at Penn State, the KHL, and his future in Chocolatetown.

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“Last Year Was A Missed Opportunity”: Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden Speaks To the Media to Discuss Evgeny Kuznetsov, New Additions, Roster Competition, and More

After a long offseason that included the loss and addition of team personnel, training camp is well underway for Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden in his second year behind the bench as Head Coach. After a media day session and … Continue reading

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