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“My Wife Hates When I Play Candy Crush” – Alex Ovechkin Talks What Drives Wife Nastya Crazy, How Many Goals He Needs to Feel He’s Done his Job, and More in Interview

Since the coronavirus put the 2019-20 NHL season on hiatus, players and their families have become more accessible through social media, with some members of the Washington Capitals (T.J. Oshie, Nick Jensen, and Nicklas Backstrom) welcoming new family members. Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Not Had Any Players Showing Symptoms For Coronavirus, GM Brian MacLellan Says

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan told the media via teleconference on Monday morning that he is talking to head athletic trainer Jason Serbus every day regarding the health of the team’s players during the NHL Pause. The Ottawa Senators … Continue reading

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Before He Became The Great Eight: An Interview With 18-year old Alex Ovechkin

Back in 2004, Trans World Sport conducted an interview with a then-18-year old Alex Ovechkin.  Trans World Sport is a British company whose objective is to “bring its viewers the best, the most interesting, and most informative stories from the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nic Dowd And Garnet Hathaway Appear On NBC Sports Washington During Intermissions Of Virtual Game

Screenshot: @Capitals During the intermissions of the Washington Capitals‘ virtual 6-1 blowout victory over the Detroit Red Wings in NHL20 on Saturday night, linemates Garnet Hathaway and Nic Dowd joined Joe Benanti and Craig Laughlin to analyze the game and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson: “I Don’t Believe We Ever Hit A Panic Button. But, At The Same Time, We Weren’t Happy With The Way We Were Playing.”

Photo: Yardbarker Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson shared some thoughts about his historic season and his team’s struggles since just before Christmas before the NHL Pause with Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman in his latest “31 Thoughts” column.

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Blue Jackets Announce Josh Anderson Will Miss 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Posterior Labral Tear In Left Shoulder

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday night that forward Josh Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a posterior labral tear of his left shoulder on Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 months, meaning he … Continue reading

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Capitals GM Brian MacLellan: “There’s A Little Cheat In Our Game… I Don’t Think We’re Playing The Right Way”

Defenseman Brenden Dillon, who was acquired from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday afternoon in exchange for a second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional third-round pick in 2021, will arrive in Washington later this afternoon, according to GM Brian … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Head Coach Barry Trotz: “If I Was A Betting Man, I Would Bet On [Alex Ovechkin] Breaking That Goal-scoring Record. In My Mind, There’s No Doubt He’s Going To Do It.”

Former Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz met with the media Monday morning following the Islanders morning skate at Capital One Arena. Trotz was asked about his former captain, Alex Ovechkin, who is heading into Monday’s game against Trotz and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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John Carlson On Capitals’ Depth: “They’re A Lot Of Game-Breakers On This Team And A Lot Of Different Types Of Players That Make It Hard To Play Against Us.”

Photo: Inside Hook In the midst of a career season, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson made a brief appearance on CBS’s The Jim Rome Show on Friday to discuss the Capitals’ depth and thrilling 5-4 overtime victory over the San … Continue reading

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