Category Archives: Players

Milestone Moments: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2020-21

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images While the 2020-21 NHL season was a shorter season than normal due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov’s Performance in 2021: Trending Upward

The 2020-21 season saw Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov prove once again that he is a reliable Top 4, even top pairing blueliner, in today’s NHL. After being a part of the Capitals’ best defensive pairing during their Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Joins Czech Goalie Project “Saves Help”

Photo: AP Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek is now a member of the “Saves help” project, a non-profit started by goalie Šimon Hrubec in which fellow Czech goaltenders from the NHL, Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), and the Czech Extraliga (top-tier … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Nominated for “Locker Room Legend” in NHL Fan Choice Awards

The NHL Fan Choice Awards are back and Washington Capitals‘ forward T.J. Oshie is up for the “Locker Room Legend” Award this year! Voting is open and closes on Monday, June 14.

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Former Washington Capital Dmitrij Jaskin Leaves Moscow Dynamo To Return To NHL

Photo: Dynamo Moscow After two seasons of playing for Moscow Dynamo in the KHL, Dmitrij Jaskin and Moscow Dynamo have mutually agreed to terminate his current contract. He wishes to return to the NHL.

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Capitals’ John Carlson: “We Didn’t Use Our Opportunities To Our Advantage And That’s Not A Winning Formula, Especially In The Playoffs”

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson spoke to the media for the final time this season during Tuesday’s Breakdown Day. He discussed another tough first-round exit for the team, dealing with a knee injury, and why he believes the Capitals are … Continue reading

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“Playing With Alex Ovechkin Was An Experience I Will Cherish For the Rest of My Life”: Zdeno Chara Speaks On His NHL Future, Playing With Alex Ovechkin, and More In His Exit Interview

With the Washington Capitals’ season ending in another first round postseason exit, the team’s players and coaches conducted their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex with the media, via teleconference, before heading their separate ways for the offseason. In his, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov on Trade Rumors: “It Doesn’t Bother Me At All…I’m Never Going To Complain About Anything If I Understand It”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media during the players’ exit interviews. Breakdown day comes following Sunday’s Game 5 loss to the Boston Bruins, which eliminated the Capitals in the first round of the playoffs for the … Continue reading

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“It’s A Disappointing Ending, We Had the Team To Accomplish a Lot More”: Lars Eller Speaks On The End to the Capitals’ Season, Injuries, and More In Exit Interview

With the Washington Capitals’ season ending in another first round postseason exit, the team’s players and coaches conducted their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex with the media, via teleconference, before heading their separate ways for the offseason. In … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie on Wanting to Stay with Capitals: “This Is Where I Want To Spend The Rest Of My Career And Retire Here”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke to the media during the players’ exit interviews following Sunday’s Game 5 loss to the Boston Bruins, which eliminated the Capitals in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive … Continue reading

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