Category Archives: Players

Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Meets 8-Year-Old Hockey Player MaKayla Russell at Practice

Photo: @Capitals It was a heartfelt moment between Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie and eight-year-old MaKayla Russell, who was at Friday’s practice.

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John Carlson on the Capitals’ Power Play: It Wasn’t As Good As it Could or Should Be”

Jason Bondurant/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with the official start of training camp today. The team conducted their first press conferences of the season with the media as part of the day’s itinerary.

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Discusses The Mental Aspect Of His Recovery From The Torn ACL Injury Last Postseason

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps On Thursday, Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson spoke to the media on the first day of training camp. He discussed the mental aspect of his recovery, the injury itself, and how he’s supporting the team … Continue reading

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“You Want to Finish on Your Own Terms”: Nicklas Backstrom Says Finishing His Career the Way He Wanted Was A Factor in Offseason Hip Surgery

Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals will be without their longtime stalwart down the middle, Center Nicklas Backstrom, for a good chunk of the season (at least) after the former first-round pick underwent offseason hip surgery to correct an ailment … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin On His 18th NHL Season: “I Wanna Be In The Playoffs And Fight For The Cup”

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps On Thursday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spoke to the media on the first day of training camp. He discussed heading into his eighteenth NHL season.

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Sights & Sounds From the Washington Capitals’ 2022-23 Media Day

Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals conducted their annual Media Day sessions at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, with photos, videos, and more being created to use for promotional content, their official portraits for the 2022-23 season, as well as in-arena content during … Continue reading

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The Defense Rests: Long-Haulers Keith Yandle, Zdeno Chara, and PK Subban Retire From NHL

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Tuesday marked the retirement of three long-time NHL defensemen: Keith Yandle, Zdeno Chara, and P.K Subban. It is a momentous occasion when a player makes it to the NHL. But no matter how great a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Hendrix Lapierre: “I Know What I Did Last Year And I Want To Do It Again And Do It Even Better”

On Monday, Washington Capitals prospect forward Hendrix Lapierre spoke to the media on the final day of the team’s rookie camp. The 20-year-old discussed how camp has been overall and what he worked on during the offseason.

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Capitals’ Prospect Clay Stevenson Says It’s A “Progression Year” To “Accelerate My Game And Bring It Up To Pace Of A Professional Goaltender”

On Sunday, Washington Capitals goaltending prospect Clay Stevenson spoke to the media following the team’s third day of rookie camp. The 23-year-old goaltender discussed working towards professional play and how this year is all about sharpening skills for future opportunities.

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Gr8 Endurance: Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – 2022-23 Preseason Edition

Photo: Getty Images (via TSN) The 2022-23 season will be Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 18th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, as he turns 37, a relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms), it is … Continue reading

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