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Ivan Miroshnichenko: “I Decided That I Needed to Pull Myself Together And Be Positive”

Photo: HC Hawks/VHL Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko was recently promoted from Avangard Omsk’s MHL club to their VHL club and recorded primary assists for the team’s first and last goals in their 3-2 victory on Monday.

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Ice Time & Inconsistency: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Connor McMichael & What’s Hindering The Capitals’ Chances For Winning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed center Connor McMichael’s loan to the AHL’s Hershey Bears for development purposes and how inconsistency in games is plaguing the Capitals recently.

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Capitals Voice That “Our Starts Have Not Been Good Enough” After Recent Games: “It’s Not A Recipe For Success”

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals suffered their seventh loss in nine games Thursday night, falling to the St. Louis Blues 5-4 in a shootout at Enterprise Center. Despite the loss dropping Washington’s record to 7-9-3 this season, the team is … Continue reading

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“He Can Play With Any Line”: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Commends Reliability, Versatility Conor Sheary Brings To Capitals

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following Monday’s optional morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Edmonton Oilers at Capital One Arena (8 PM ET; NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Conor Sheary’s hot start … Continue reading

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“Everyone Knew They Had To Step Up”: Capitals Express Full Team Effort In 3-0 Shutout Victory Over Predators

Photo: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals earned their first shutout victory of the 2022-23 season Saturday night, defeating the Nashville Predators 3-0 at Bridgestone Arena. It was a much-needed win for Washington and a strong effort carried … Continue reading

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Reverse Angle: Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Believes “Some Of The Best Penalty Killers Are Power-Play Guys”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena (8 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed facing the Predators along with some insight … Continue reading

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Garnet Hathaway Says Capitals Are “Getting Better At Knowing When To Attack As A Group Rather Than Individually” On The Penalty Kill

Photo: Rich Graessle/Getty Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway spoke to the media following the team’s 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center Monday night. He picked up his first points of the 2022-23 season and discussed … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Thinks “Having A Veteran Team” Shows Younger Capitals Players Game Expectations

Screencap: @Capitals/Twitter On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Beck Malenstyn, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “The Opportunity’s There, But We Need Guys To Answer That Opportunity As Well”

Screencap: Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the team’s optional morning skate prior to their tilt against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says “The Standard Right Now Is Unacceptable” After Capitals Drop First Two Games Of The Season

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). He discussed the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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