Category Archives: NHL

Calling Kuzy: 2022-23 Just Might Be Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Most Important Season Yet

NHL During the Washington Capitals’ 2018 run to the Stanley Cup, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov was, in short, invaluable. Leading the team in scoring during the postseason, the former first-round pick proved what a gamechanger he could be. In subsequent seasons, … Continue reading

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Counting on Kuemper: Examining Expectations For Darcy Kuemper Entering His First Season In Washington

Andy Cross/The Denver Post The Washington Capitals entered the 2022 offseason looking to redesign their goaltending, after the youthful tandem of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek failed to produce a clear number one option. Making a splash in the free … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2022 Fifth-Round Pick Jake Karabela: “The Biggest Step For Me is to Get More Physically Mature”

The Washington Capitals selected forward Jake Karabela in the fifth-round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Karabela partook in the team’s 2022 Prospect Development Camp in July, which concluded with a scrimmage at Capital One Arena in Washington. 

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End Of The Road? Former Washington Capitals Players Still Unsigned For The 2022-23 Season

Photo: NHL The 2022-23 NHL season is less than two months away, with training camps starting in about a month. There are still numerous Unrestricted Free Agents still on the market who have yet to sign a contract including several … Continue reading

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“Really Happy and Really Proud, A Great Organization”: Capitals’ 2022 Third-Round Draft Pick Alexander Suzdalev Talks His Playing Style, Being Drafted by Washington

The Washington Capitals drafted forward Alexander Suzdalev in the third-round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, part of a draft class that received rave reviews from Capitals Assistant General Manager Ross Mahoney and a prospect that partook in the team’s … Continue reading

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“I’m Just Really Looking Forward To Next Season”: Capitals’ 2022 Second-Round Pick Ryan Chesley Talks About His Experience at Development Camp and the 2022-23 Season

The Washington Capitals selected defenseman Ryan Chesley with their second-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, dealing goaltender Vitek Vanecek as part of a deal to move up and draft the University of Minnesota blueliner.

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Dainius Zubrus: Washington Capitals Alumni Profile

Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Danius Zubrus played for the Washington Capitals from 2001 through 2006 and was one of the Capitals players who was with the team when Alex Ovechkin made his NHL debut back in 2005.

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Creatures of Habit: Brian MacLellan’s Familiar Business Partners

While it may be hard to believe, Brian MacLellan has been the General Manager of the Washington Capitals for eight years. Since being named to the post held by his predecessor George McPhee for 17 seasons in April 2014, MacLellan … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Sixth-Round Pick Ryan Hofer On Development Camp Experience: “I Learned A Lot and I’m Excited To See What Happens Next”

Joe Noyes Photography The Washington Capitals selected forward Ryan Hofer with the 181st overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, part of a class of draftees that earned rave reviews from Capitals Assistant General Manager Ross Mahoney. The 20-year … Continue reading

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“This Is Kind of Where He Watched Me Fall in Love With Hockey, It’s Pretty Special”: TJ Oshie Reflects on His Late Father Tim and His Hockey Career Prior to His Warroad High School Jersey Retirement

NHL Washington Capitals forward TJ Oshie is well-known for his professional career achievements, among them a Stanley Cup championship, member of an Olympic team (and his subsequent heroics), and productivity with the St. Louis Blues. In Warroad, Minnesota for the … Continue reading

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