Category Archives: Interview

Talking With Dima: Dmitry Orlov Discusses First Goal, Alex Ovechkin’s Scoring Drought, New York Rangers, and COVID-19 In Interview With Russian Media Outlet Sport24

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On Saturday afternoon (February 20), Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov scored his first goal of the abbreviated 2020-21 NHL season in a home game against the New York Rangers. Recently, the longtime Caps blueliner shared his impressions … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Craig Anderson: “He Gave Us A Chance To Win, Especially Early On”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following Sunday’s 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Capital One Arena. He discussed goaltender Craig Anderson‘s strong game today and the team’s power-play success.

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Jakub Vrana on Capitals’ Fourth Consecutive Loss: “It Feels Like There’s Something In Those Sixty Minutes…Where We Kind Of Stop Playing”

On Sunday, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana spoke to the media following today’s 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena. He discussed the team’s fourth straight regulation loss and being on the league’s COVID-19 protocol list for … Continue reading

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“It Was Pretty Hectic…I Did What I Could With the Sleep I Got”: Conor Sheary Discusses Balancing the Birth Of HIs Daughter, Practice, and Games

In a week that has seen the Washington Capitals have a number of their games postponed due to COVID-19, forward Conor Sheary has been quite a busy man. In one week he welcomed a newborn daughter, returned to practice after … Continue reading

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“It’s Nice to Be Back On The Ice With The Guys “: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks COVID-19, Return to Team Activities, and More

After being reinstated along with goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke with the media via teleconference call on his experience away on the protocol list, returning to hockey activities, and more … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Capitals Defenseman Dmitry Orlov

Screen cap: Sport-Express Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov took two months off following the Capitals early exit from the 2020 playoff bubble in Toronto, spending time relaxing with his friends family. In November Orlov returned to his impressive workouts and conditioning … Continue reading

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Alexander Semin Continues To Play The Game He Loves, Even Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo: KHL Alexander Semin still enjoys playing hockey. After earlier attempts at retirement, the 36-year-old winger is back doing what he really loves.

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Newly-Hired Capitals’ Assistant Coach Kevin McCarthy: “There’s More To Lavi’s System Than Just Offense…Defense Wins Championships”

Photo: NHL.com On Thursday, Washington Capitals assistant coach Kevin McCarthy spoke to D.C. media on a conference call for the first time since joining head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff to help the Capitals defense on Wednesday.

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Newly-Signed Justin Schultz: “Washington Is Very Tough, Playing The Hard Game…Couldn’t Be More Excited To Be A Capital”

Photo: NHL.com On Tuesday afternoon, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz spoke to D.C. media for the first time since signing a two-year contract that carries a cap hit of $4 million during free agency on Friday. The team will pay … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Newly-Signed Henrik Lundqvist: “I Want To See Myself Lift That Cup And I Want To Do It In Washington”

Photo: @Capitals On Friday, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist spoke to D.C. media for the first time since signing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals earlier in the day. He expressed his gratitude to the New York Rangers, … Continue reading

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