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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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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon on Four-Year Deal: “The Focus Has Always Been Coming Back Here To Washington”

Tuesday evening, Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon spoke to the media shortly after the team’s announcement of signing the 29-year-old to a four-year contract that will carry an average annual value of $3.9 million. He expressed his excitement and readiness … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Assistant GM Ross Mahoney on Next Week’s Virtual NHL Draft: “We Will Take The Best Players Available To Us, Regardless Of Position”

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Wednesday morning, Washington Capitals assistant general manager Ross Mahoney spoke to the media on a Zoom call regarding the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft, which will be held virtually beginning Tuesday, October 6.

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After An “Underachieved” Season, Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says New Head Coach Peter Laviolette Will Provide Motivation & Accountability For the Team

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to Capitals senior writer Mike Vogel on Tuesday and discussed the new hiring of head coach Peter Laviolette, the upcoming 2020 NHL Draft, and Free Agency.

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “We Need An Experienced Coach, [One Who Will] Press Buttons On Some Players”

After firing head coach Todd Reirden on Sunday morning, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media that “we need an experienced coach, [one who will] press buttons on some players.” He added that the team is “going to find … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop— Braden Holtby on Possibility of Having Played Final Game with the Capitals: “Certainly A Chance It Is, But Who Knows”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals‘ elimination on Thursday night was a punch in the gut. There is no doubt fans were feeling a range of emotions— disappointment, frustration, and dejection. The 4-0 loss in Game 5 in the first round … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Walks Away From Postgame Media Availability After Two Questions

Screencap: Sportsnet After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 and elimination from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella pulled a very Tortorella thing to do during Wednesday’s postgame … Continue reading

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