Category Archives: Players

Climbing the Books: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 was a good season for the Capitals, although they fell short of their ultimate goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions. During the regular season, many of the team’s players managed to reach career milestones.  Prior to the … Continue reading

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A Look Back On Pheonix Copley’s First Season With The Capitals

Photo: Washington Post After the Washington Capitals traded goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche at the NHL Draft last June, goaltending was the team’s biggest question mark heading into the season. However, it highlighted the Capitals depth in the … Continue reading

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The Final “Score”: Player Report Cards For the 2018-2019 Season

With the Capitals’ season over and the offseason just around the corner, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle gives a final “Report Card” for each player for the Capitals this season, breaking down the grades by position.

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Capitals’ Prospect Axel Jonnson-Fjalby Headed To AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals re-assigned forward prospect Axel Jonnson-Fjallby from the Swedish Hockey League’s Djurgardens IF to the AHL’s Hershey Bears, the team announced on Monday.

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Jakub Vrana: What Will His Next Contract Look Like?

Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana will be a restricted free agent this summer. Continue reading

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Reinvented and Effective: Tom Wilson’s Transformation As A Player A Highlight of the 2018-19 Season

Photo: Adam Hunger/Associated Press While the Capitals’ season ended in less than spectacular fashion, it was not without bright spots. One such highlight was the career season put on by right wing Tom Wilson, who bounced back from an early-season … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Records Four Points In Russia’s 4-1 Win Over Czech Republic At Euro Hockey Tour

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov posted two goals and four points for Team Russia’s 3-1 win over Team Czech Republic at the 2019 Euro Hockey Tour on Sunday, a tuneup for the World Championship.

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What Should The Capitals Do With Carl Hagelin?

Photo: NBC Sports With the Washington Capitals‘ 2018-19 season coming to an early conclusion with a seven-game loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, team management is turning their attention towards improving … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin: “We Lost The Games We Had To Win. We Just Gave The [Hurricanes] A Chance To Win.”

Photo: Team Russia After the Washington Capitals‘ seven-game exit in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, captain Alex Ovechkin spoke with NHL reporter Igor Eronko of the Russian Sports express about it, his fight with Carolina Hurricanes … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Seriously Injured In Highway Accident

Photo: The Queen’s Journal Former Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine was severely injured in a highway accident that took place in the early morning on Wednesday, his former agent told TSN.

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