Category Archives: Todd Reirden

“Last Year Was A Missed Opportunity”: Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden Speaks To the Media to Discuss Evgeny Kuznetsov, New Additions, Roster Competition, and More

After a long offseason that included the loss and addition of team personnel, training camp is well underway for Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden in his second year behind the bench as Head Coach. After a media day session and … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Speaks With the Media Following NHL Ruling, Talks Suspension, Upcoming Season, and Moving On

Earlier today, the NHL announced that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov would be suspended no more than three games for “inappropriate conduct” related to his positive drug test for cocaine through the International Ice Hockey Federation. After releasing his own statement … Continue reading

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Optimistic Caps Fine Tune Lines with Recent Player Acquisitions

On the eve of the on-ice training camp, the Capitals and media teams converged yesterday at the MedStar Ice Complex for the annual Media Day before hitting the ice tomorrow on Day 1 of training camp. While optimism for the … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov: “Kuznetsov Made A Mistake… But Life Does Not End”

Photo: Fedor Uspensky Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov gave an extensive interview with Mikhail Zislis of Sports Express on September 8, 2019. The interview covered a wide range of topics, including the Capitals early exit from the playoffs last season, … Continue reading

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Some Team Structure Improvements Are Needed For the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

Where can the Washington Capitals make some tweaks in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Should Remain in Playoff Contention in 2019-20

The Washington Capitals should be in the postseason mix for the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

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Capitals Exit Pressers: Todd Reirden and Brian MacLellan Speak to the Media

Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden and General Manager Brian MacLellan meet with the media. Continue reading

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Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Positive Player Progression: Jakub Vrana is Taking His Game to the Next Level

Jakub Vrana is becoming the next big-time Washington Capitals star. Continue reading

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