Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals Ties To The 2023 Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: Toronto Star The Stanley Cup Finals are set to begin Saturday night when the Vegas Golden Knights host the Florida Panthers, as both teams look to hoist their first ever Stanley Cup. [Preview here]. Both participants include one player who … Continue reading

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It’s Like Deja Vu All Over Again: 2023 NHL Playoffs – Flashback to Playoffs Past

Photo: Karl B. DeBlaker/AP In many ways, the 2023 Stanley Cup playoffs has provided similarities and evoked memories of past playoffs. The teams and the players may be different but in many ways the stories are like the past, especially … Continue reading

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“He’s Like Muhammad Ali, He’s Like Tom Brady, He’s Like Babe Ruth”: Former Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Alex Ovechkin’s Place in NHL History

Joe Noyes/NoVa Caps While the Washington Capitals’ 2022-23 season ended without an appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the mutual separation of the team and a majority of its coaching staff (including Head Coach Peter Laviolette) the historic climb … Continue reading

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Symbolic Selection: The Capitals’ 2023 First-Round Draft Pick Represents More Than A Prized Prospect The Washington Capitals’ first-round pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft will be their highest selection since drafting defenseman Karl Alzner fifth overall in 2007. Having such a position in and of itself is an opportunity that should not … Continue reading

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Capitals GM MacLellan on Selecting Eighth Overall in 2023 Draft: “Everybody In Our Organization Is Excited About the Player We’ll Be Able to Draft In That Spot”

Screenshot: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 2023 offseason officially got underway on Monday, with the team receiving confirmation via the NHL Draft Lottery that they will make the eighth overall selection in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.

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Checking In On Former Washington Capitals Goaltenders In The 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals did not qualify for the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs this season, but several former Capitals goaltenders are playing for teams that are still playing hockey, including three goaltenders that were in the … Continue reading

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Securing the Sandman: Locking Up Rasmus Sandin Long-Term Should be A Priority For the Capitals This Offseason

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ trade deadline in 2023 was, perhaps, the most telling one of General Manager Brian MacLellan’s nine seasons at the helm of the front office. While the team dealt a number of longtime names, they … Continue reading

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Bandwagon Adoption Guide For Caps Fans Following The 2023 NHL Playoffs

Photo: US Adult Literacy What’s a Capitals fan to do with their team missing the playoffs this season? Some fans will skip watching the hockey playoffs and focus on watching another sport, or even concentrate more on non-sports activities.

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Capitals’ Rasmus Sandin: “The Outcome Wasn’t What We Wanted…But It’s Just Been A Lot Of Fun Being Here”

Photo: Capitals On Saturday, the Washington Capitals held “Breakdown Day,” marking the culmination of the team’s 2022-23 season as players conduct their last meetings with management and have final interactions with the media. Defenseman Rasmus Sandin discussed his first month and … Continue reading

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“There’s Always Enough Motivation, Whether You Win Or You Don’t”: John Carlson Talks Missing Playoffs, 2022-23 Season

Screenshot: Washington Capitals Saturday was “breakdown day” for the Washington Capitals. The day symbolically represents the final day of the 2022-23 season for the team, as players hold final meetings  with management and hold their final media availability with local press.

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