Category Archives: Players

“I Think Carly Makes Everything Look So Easy, He’s So Efficient”: Brooks Orpik Touts John Carlson, Talks Career with Penguins and Capitals

The Washington Capitals’ run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship was bolstered by a veteran core that featured a defensive unit that proved steady en route to the team’s first championship. Among the core pieces was Brooks Orpik, who was … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Players, Podcast, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Alexander Semin Reflects On Hockey Career Ahead Of Farewell Game

Photo: Championat.ru Back in May, former Washington Capitals winger Alexander Semin announced that he was retiring from professional hockey. To mark the occasion, Semin also announced that he will host a farewell charity game next week in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“You’re A Legend Here in D.C.”: Capitals’ TJ Oshie, Tom Wilson Congratulate Former Washington Nationals Infielder Ryan Zimmerman On Jersey Retirement

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images If one were to ask sports fans in Washington, D.C. to pick one professional athlete that has been as beloved and revered in the last 20 years as Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, chances are … Continue reading

Posted in News, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“I’m Really Excited For Him to Be in the Finals, Hopefully He Can Go Get Another One”: T.J. Oshie Hopes Former Capitals Teammate Andre Burakovsky Wins Another Stanley Cup

USA TODAY For the Washington Capitals, the offseason preparation has intensified as June has arrived and has gotten underway. Players have gone their separate ways and most have returned to their offseason homes. Right wing TJ Oshie has had a … Continue reading

Posted in Interview, Players, Podcast, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Aliaksei Protas Is Special Guest at Dinamo Minsk Closing Ceremony

Photo: Hockey.by The KHL’s Dinamo Minsk hockey club held their annual closing ceremony for their hockey school on Tuesday night. Special guests at the event included Washington Capitals forward Aliaksei Protas.

Posted in AHL, Hershey Bears, NHL, Players | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2021-22 Milestone Moments: Alex Ovechkin Breaking Records Faster Than “Disco Demolition Night” At Comiskey Park

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images The 2021-22 NHL season finally returned to a normal 82-game schedule after the previous two seasons were shortened due to the Covid pandemic. The full-length campaign saw many Capitals veterans set numerous career milestones, … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Offense, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Golden Finnish: Team Finland Downs Team Canada in Overtime to Capture Gold in 2022 World Championship

Photo: IIHF While the likes of Team USA and Team Canada are often talked about as hockey superpowers when it comes to international play, the tide has turned in favor of Finland, who captured the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, Players, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter/End of the Season Report: 2021-22 Season

Photo: Nova Caps With the 2021-22 season over for the Washington Capitals, it’s time to take our regular quarterly assessment of the team for the fourth quarter of the season.

Posted in Analytics, Goaltending, News, NHL, Offense, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Final Feast: Washington Capitals Hold Team Dinner Before Going Their Separate Ways For the Offseason

@lauren.oshie/Instagram After their season ended with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of their first round series in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and conducting their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the Washington … Continue reading

Posted in News, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

“That Means A Lot, I Learned That Confidence Comes From the Coach”: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks About His Relationship With Peter Laviolette During Exit Interview on Capitals’ Breakdown Day

Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals officially wrapped up their 2021-22 season on Sunday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and conducted their annual exit interviews with the press.

Posted in Interview, News, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment