Category Archives: Interview

Vitek Vanecek’s Mindset is “Working Hard In The Practice…Focus On The Hockey” Regarding Starting for the Capitals

On Monday, Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek spoke to the media following today’s practice at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed feeling confident after starting two games and carrying that momentum through the season.

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Connor McMichael’s Versatility with Capitals: “I Can Use That To My Advantage When Guys Go Down In The Lineup I Can Step Into The Wing Or The Center”

Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael spoke to the media on Monday following the conclusion of the 2021-22 Training Camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. Recalled from AHL’s Hershey Bears Tuesday morning and made the team’s Opening Night roster, he discussed his … Continue reading

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Hendrix Lapierre on Potentially Making Capitals’ Opening Night Roster: “My Excitement Level Couldn’t Be Higher Right Now”

Screen cap: @Capitals On Monday, Washington Capitals prospect Hendrix Lapierre spoke to the media as we are just two days away from the Capitals’ season-opener against the New York Rangers on Wednesday (7:30 PM ET, TNT). He discussed his enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary on Cracking into Capitals’ Lineup : “Battle Hard, Work Hard, Compete…I Want To Be An NHL Player”

Screen cap: @Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals defenseman Martin Fehervary spoke to the media following today’s training camp session. He discussed feeling better after dealing with an upper-body injury on Monday and making his case for a spot in the … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette Confirms Vanecek Will Be In Net Monday; Lapierre, McMichael To Play

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s training camp session at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He gave his thoughts on goaltender Ilya Samsonov and defenseman Michal Kempny and updated on who we can expect … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Michal Kempny: “I Feel Good On The Ice And That’s Really Important To Me”

On Friday, Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny spoke to the media following the second day of the 2021-22 training camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed feeling good after a busy summer of rehab on his left leg in hopes … Continue reading

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“I’m Happy That I’m Here”: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks Offseason Trade Rumblings, Rebounding From a Tough 2020-21 Campaign, and The Return of Fans

Screen cap: @Capitals After an offseason that featured numerous rumblings about his future with the Washington Capitals, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex during the Capitals’ Media Day on Thursday.  He spoke about rebounding from … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Anthony Mantha: “It’s A Nice Change Of Environment, And I’m Excited To Be Here”

On Thursday, Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha spoke to the media following the first day of the 2021-22 training camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed getting settled in the area and his excitement for the new season.

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Tom Wilson on Capitals Fans: “One Of The Best Parts Of What We Do Is Coming Out Into A Sold-Out Capital One Arena And Having That Place Rocking”

On Thursday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following the first day of the 2021-22 training camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed the return of a normal season from getting to know head coach Peter Laviolette … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Hendrix Lapierre: “I Feel Confident In My Abilities And My General Play”

On Sunday, Washington Capitals prospect Hendrix Lapierre spoke to the media following the second day of the 2021 Rookie Camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. Lapierre was drafted in the first round (22nd overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft. On October … Continue reading

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