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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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Alex Ovechkin: “We Lost The Games We Had To Win. We Just Gave The [Hurricanes] A Chance To Win.”

Photo: Team Russia After the Washington Capitals‘ seven-game exit in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, captain Alex Ovechkin spoke with NHL reporter Igor Eronko of the Russian Sports express about it, his fight with Carolina Hurricanes … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov​: “Like A Player, You Want To Play Better Every Game, Of Course.”  

Two days after the Washington Capitals‘ 4-3 loss in Game 7 of their First Series against the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday, center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media for one final time of 2018-19 during the … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Potentially Re-Signing With The Capitals: “It Was A Really Good Fit For Me. I Felt Comfortable Here.”

Photo: Washington Post Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin told reporters that he is open to signing a contract extension with the team, who he thought was a good fit for him. Hagelin, 30, can become an unrestricted free agent July … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Says Capitals’ Game 7 Loss Was A “Tough Ending”

Photo: YouTube On Friday, the Washington Capitals spoke with the media for one final time this season after a crushing 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 of the First Round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson: “It’s Going To Be a Goal To Pick Up Where I Left Off.”

Photo: @ChrisKuc Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson said “anything can happen” when you get to double overtime in Game 7. During Friday’s breakdown day, Wilson talked to the media about what went wrong in the Capitals’ 4-3 loss in Game 7 … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Says He Will Be Ready For Capitals’ Training Camp In September

Photo: @RobCarlinNBCS Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny told reporters at his exit interview on Friday that he will be ready for training camp in mid-September after undergoing hamstring surgery on April 2. He left the second period of the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime loss … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Would Love To Sign Contract Extension With Capitals This Summer

Photo: @ChrisKuc At the Washington Capitals‘ exit interviews on Friday, center Nicklas Backstrom said that he has not begun to think about his future with the team but would “love” to sign a contract extension this summer. He told reporters … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know the Cut-off Date”: John Carlson on Alex Ovechkin’s Consistency, First Round Exit, Worlds, and More

Photo: Sherry Burruss With the Capitals’ season officially over the players and staff arrived at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for the annual “exit interviews” before the team goes their separate ways for the summer and offseason. Defenseman John Carlson gave his … Continue reading

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