Category Archives: Interview

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Discusses Possibly Catching Wayne Gretzky’s Goal Record

Photo: SI Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin discussed catching Wayne Gretzky’s record for the most goals in league history (894) with Sportsnet‘s Elliotte Freidman in an interview that was published this week. The forward, who will turn 34 a week … Continue reading

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Devils’ Jack Hughes On Moving To Toronto When He Was Younger: Hockey Is Like A Religion

New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes, the first overall pick in this summer’s draft, met with the media during the NHL’s prospect showcase at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon. He discussed the influence that his family has made on … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Participates In Opening of New Branch of Avangard Hockey Academy

Photo: Kuzmin Yuri On August 15, before a pre-season exhibition game between Avangard Omsk and Moscow Dynamo of the Kontinental Hockey League, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, fresh off a trip to China, participated in a ceremonial puck drop before the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller Holds “Hockey Stars ’19” Charity Tournament in Rødovre, Denmark

A year and one day after bringing the Stanley Cup to Denmark for the first time ever, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller held a “Hockey Stars ’19” tournament at Rødovre Centrum Arena, his youth rink and home of the Rødovre … Continue reading

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Avalanche’s Andre Burakovsky To Capitals Fans: “You’re Still In My Heart”

Photo: Washington Times Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky had a chance to speak directly to Washington Capitals fans on Friday night for the first time since the team dealt him to the Avalanche in exchange for second- and third-round picks … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Andre Burakovsky Trade With The Media

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to discuss free agency and the trade that sent forward Andre Burakovsky to the Colorado Avalanche after the team’s annual development camp wrapped up on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Salary Cap, And Injury Updates On Conference Call With The Media

Prior to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media via conference call on Thursday afternoon. He touched on numerous topics such as injury updates, trade talk around the NHL, contract negotiation updates, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Announces Annual Brynas Black-White Game As Part Of Hockey Is For Everyone Initiative

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom announced on Wednesday that the annual game between Brynas Black-White is set for Thursday, August 15 at Galverinken in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden. The game will feature female hockey players for the first time.

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Radko Gudas Says Capitals “Hundred Percent” Have Stanley Cup Potential

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen this past Friday, spoke to the Washington media for the first time via conference call on Tuesday afternoon. He discussed … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Re-Signing With The Capitals: “I Don’t Think I Ever Thought About Going To Free Agency”

After signing a four-year contract worth $11 million ($2.75 million AAV) with the Washington Capitals on Sunday, forward Carl Hagelin discussed his new contract, the Capitals’ Stanley Cup window, and forwards Andre Burakovsky (can become a restricted free agent on … Continue reading

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