Category Archives: Interview

Capitals’ Tom Wilson on Bubble Life in Toronto: “They Made It Feel As Normal As Possible”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson and defenseman Radko Gudas spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom On Round-Robin Game vs. Flyers: “To Have A Chance Tomorrow, We Have To Bring Our ‘A’ Game”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom told the media on Wednesday that the nurses inside of the Eastern Conference bubble in Toronto “are doing a great job” with COVID-19 testing. “So far, it’s been great,” he said.

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“It’ll Hopefully Be A Long Run For Us”: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jonas Siegenthaler Speak to the Media Before the Start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs less than 24 hours away, the Washington Capitals are getting used to life in the hub city bubble and gearing up for their first meaningful game action in over four months. On Sunday, members … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against the Lightning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He gave an update on defenseman John Carlson and stated goaltender Braden Holtby will start in Monday’s round-robin game against the Tampa … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “I Can’t Wait To Get Out There And Play A Game For Real”

Photo: @Capitals On Sunday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke to the media from Hotel X in Toronto. He discussed final preparations for Monday’s round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning and playing with captain Alex Ovechkin.

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Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “I’m Excited. I’m Just Going To Be Myself And We’re Going To Play.”

Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk told the media after the team’s practice on Saturday that he thinks that this Stanley Cup Playoff tournament will “be a little different” but had fun being on an underdog team in 2012 with the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Business Decisions, Contract Extensions Will Wait Until After The Playoffs

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media on a Zoom call Friday morning. He discussed that business decisions and contract extensions will wait until after the playoffs, defenseman John Carlson expected to skate … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon: “They Did A Great Job In Canada”

Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon, who was acquired from the San Jose Sharks on February 18 in exchange for a 2020 second-round pick and conditional 2021 third-round pick, said that “we’re all going through an adjustment period.” But, he thinks that he … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ John Carlson: “This Is Our Job And Something We Love To Do And That’s What We’re Here For”

Photo: @CapitalsPR On Monday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman John Carlson spoke to the media from Hotel X in Toronto as the Capitals begin Phase 4 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan.

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Ilya Samsonov’s Injury & Absence in Toronto: “It Is Disappointing For The Player…It Is Disappointing For Us”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed the absence of goaltender Ilya Samsonov and the ongoing discussions regarding who … Continue reading

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