Category Archives: Interview

“I’m Really Excited For Him to Be in the Finals, Hopefully He Can Go Get Another One”: T.J. Oshie Hopes Former Capitals Teammate Andre Burakovsky Wins Another Stanley Cup

USA TODAY For the Washington Capitals, the offseason preparation has intensified as June has arrived and has gotten underway. Players have gone their separate ways and most have returned to their offseason homes. Right wing TJ Oshie has had a … Continue reading

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“That Means A Lot, I Learned That Confidence Comes From the Coach”: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks About His Relationship With Peter Laviolette During Exit Interview on Capitals’ Breakdown Day

Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals officially wrapped up their 2021-22 season on Sunday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and conducted their annual exit interviews with the press.

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“He’s A Warrior…Everyone Knows What He Means to The Team”: Alex Ovechkin Conducts Exit Interview on Capitals’ Breakdown Day

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals officially wrapped up their 2021-22 season on Sunday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and conducted their annual exit interviews with the press.

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Capitals’ Nic Dowd: “It’s Tough To Come Back Into The Rink…It’s Just A Realization Of Not Getting The Job Done”

Screencap: Capitals On Sunday, Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd spoke to the media during the team’s 2022 breakdown day. He discussed his feelings after the first-round exit in the playoffs, his overall game this season, and fellow linemate Carl Hagelin’s … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom on Capitals’ 2022 First-Round Exit to Panthers: “We Basically Gave The Series To Them”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was a tough one to swallow Friday night. For the fourth consecutive time, the Washington Capitals suffered a first-round exit—a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers, who won the series 4-2, in Game 6 … Continue reading

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“I’d Say We’re Not As Aggressive As We Normally Are, It’d Have to Make Sense”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks To the Media Ahead of the Trade Deadline

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals General Manager and Senior Vice President Brian MacLellan spoke to the media ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline, which is on Monday, March 21 at 3:00 P.M. ET. He discussed a wide variety of topics, including … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek on AHL Conditioning Stint: “The Fans Remember Me And It Was Really Fun”

Screencap: @Capitals On Monday, Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek spoke to the media following morning skate. He discussed getting back into action after a conditioning loan to the AHL’s Hershey Bears.

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “We Really Got To Work It To Get Better As A Team, And Play The Way We Want To”

On Monday, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom spoke to the media following today’s practice. Although he enjoyed the recent break, he was excited to see the whole team on the ice this morning.

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Talks All-Star Weekend, Physicality, & Vegas on “Missin Curfew” Podcast

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson recently chatted on the “Missin Curfew” podcast. This episode took place during the 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas, which was Wilson’s first All-Star appearance.

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John Carlson on Capitals’ Overall Power-Play: “I Think That’s Hurt Us A Lot This Year”

On Monday, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed his thoughts and feelings on the team’s recent frustrating play.

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