Category Archives: Interview

Capitals’ Tom Wilson on Monday’s “Routine Hockey Scrum”: “You’re Taught To Stand Up For Your Goalie, So That’s What I Was Doing”

On Friday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following morning skate. He discussed the aftermath and reactions since Monday’s game against the New York Rangers and reiterated that he is “good to go” for tonight’s game against … Continue reading

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Lars Eller on Capitals’ Monday Scrum with Rangers: “I Could Find You Several Clips Of Similar Situations…It Happens Frequently, But It’s Not Being Put Into Context In This Situation”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller spoke to the media and discussed his thoughts on the scrum that occurred during Monday’s game against the New York Rangers and why the situation about forward Tom Wilson is being “blown out … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Capitals Are “Working Through Things Inside The Room” Regarding Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s optional practice at Madison Square Garden. He discussed forward Tom Wilson’s $5,000 fine, the status of center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov, his condolences to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Daniel Sprong: “He’s A Guy Who’s Trying To Make The Most Of His Opportunities”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following an optional skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He provided an update on captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman Justin Schultz and discussed forward Daniel Sprong’s continued success when … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Zdeno Chara Says “Team Success Is Always First” As Final Regular Season Games Draw Near

On Thursday, Washington Capitals defenseman Zdeno Chara spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed returning to the ice today, his … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Newly-Acquired Michael Raffl: “It Was Very Exciting News Joining A Winning Club”

On Tuesday, newly acquired Washington Capitals forward Michael Raffl spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed being on the ice with a new team for the first time and expressed his excitement about signing with the Capitals.

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Capitals’ Jakub Vrana on Returning to the Lineup After Being Scratched Twice: “The Only Thing I Can Control Is Go Out There And Work My Ass Off”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana spoke to the media following today’s morning skate at Nassau Coliseum prior to tonight’s tilt against the New York Islanders (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed returning to the lineup after … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nic Dowd on Tough East Division: “The Dynamic Is Shifting Every Night With Every Game”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd spoke to the media following today’s practice at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed the last couple of off days for the team, how important these next few weeks will be in the home … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson on Returning to the Lineup Soon: “It’s Crunch Time Now. This Is When We Ramp Everything Up”

On Friday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following today’s optional morning skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex prior to hosting the New York Rangers (7 PM ET, NHL Network nationally, and NBC Sports Washington locally). He discussed … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan on Tom Wilson’s Suspension: “We Get Into A Situation That Doesn’t Exactly Fit Into A Suspendable Hit Situation”

On Friday, Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media at the halfway point of the condensed 56-game 2020-21 season. He discussed forward Tom Wilson’s seven-game suspension and why it’s a frustrating situation.

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