Category Archives: Interview

“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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Evgeny Kuznetsov Speaks With the Media Following NHL Ruling, Talks Suspension, Upcoming Season, and Moving On

Earlier today, the NHL announced that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov would be suspended no more than three games for “inappropriate conduct” related to his positive drug test for cocaine through the International Ice Hockey Federation. After releasing his own statement … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson On Capitals’ Offseason Moves: “I Haven’t Changed My Game Over The Years Depending On Who’s In The Lineup Or Who’s Out. I Try To Play To My Identity As Best [As] I Can.”

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is excited to get back to the ice after losing in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes. The team is set to begin on-ice workouts on Friday. He … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Carl Hagelin: “It’s All Business This Year. We’re Up To The Challenge.”

Forward Carl Hagelin spoke to the media during Washington Capitals Media Day on the eve of training camp. He discussed his goals for the season, offseason, last year, and more.

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