Category Archives: Morning Skate

Head Coach Peter Laviolette Thinks “Having A Veteran Team” Shows Younger Capitals Players Game Expectations

Screencap: @Capitals/Twitter On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Beck Malenstyn, who … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says “The Standard Right Now Is Unacceptable” After Capitals Drop First Two Games Of The Season

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). He discussed the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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“I Feel Like I’ve Grown As A Person and As A Hockey Player Too”: Marcus Johansson Talks His Return to Washington, the 2018 Stanley Cup, and Growth Ahead of His First Game Back

Screen cap: @Capitals At the 2022 NHL trade deadline, the Washington Capitals made two transactions, the most notable being the acquisition of forward Marcus Johansson, who played for the team for seven seasons from 2010-2017. The former first-round pick spoke … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov on Capitals’ Power-Play Stuggles: “Sometimes We Just Did Not Execute Well, So It’s On Us…We Have To Play Better For Sure”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the San Jose Sharks at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed the team’s inabilities to generate … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin on Oldest Son Sergei: “He Loves Hockey…It’s 24/7. Obviously, It’s Fun To Watch How He Likes It”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of their tilt against the Ottawa Senators at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed how he feels heading into the … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael on Capitals’ Current Slump: “We Know What We Have To Do To Take Care Of It And We’re Going To Look To Do That Tonight”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals center Connor McMichael spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of their tilt against the Winnipeg Jets at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington, ESPN+). He discussed the Capitals’ current slump and … Continue reading

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From Alabama to Arlington: Capitals Fans Travel From Nic Dowd’s Home State to Watch Practice

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd is the third player from Alabama to play in the NHL. Some young fans and youth hockey players made a trip from his home state to watch the team in action during morning … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson on Capitals’ Three-Game Win Streak: “It’s Been Fun To See The Team Rally Together And We Gotta Keep It Going”

Screencap: @Capitals On Sunday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following morning skate prior to tonight’s tilt against the Pittsburgh Penguins (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed captain Alex Ovechkin’s fiery start this season and … Continue reading

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Samsonov Expected To Start, Dowd Noncommittal Against Coyotes, Leason Recalled: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate

On Friday, the Washington Capitals held morning skate prior to their tilt against the Arizona Coyotes at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest news from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals Against Philadelphia – Needs Just One More to Tie Marcel Dionne For 5th Place On All-Time List

Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in Saturday’s 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. He now ┬áneeds just one more goal to tie Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the All-Time List for NHL goals with … Continue reading

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