Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Happy Birthday Dad! Sergei Ovechkin Visits Capitals’ Training Camp on His Father’s Birthday, Complete With Birthday Balloons and An “Ovi Jr.” Jersey

Photo: Nastya Shubskaya Today not only marked the official release of the highly-anticipated “Ovi-O’s”, but the 34th birthday of their namesake, Alex Ovechkin, who spent the morning practicing in training camp, which is now fully underway. However, The Great Eight … Continue reading

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Capitals Training Camp Notebook – Day 5: Team Braces For Life Without Evgeny Kuznetsov, Lars Eller Skates In His Spot

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who is recovering from hamstring surgery which took place on April 2, skated with the Washington Capitals‘ first practice group on Tuesday while wearing a no-contact jersey but left after 20 minutes on the ice. Head coach … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Slick Assist, Third-Round Pick Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal and Adds Helper in Second Period of The Team’s First Preseason Tilt

Photo: @Capitals While there was bound to be a number of prospects watched during the preseason, perhaps some of the most anticipated were the Capitals’ 2019 draft class, including centers Connor McMichael and Aliaksei Protas. With solid offensive production in … Continue reading

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Capitals Training Camp Notebook – Day 4: Michal Kempny Now Day-To-Day

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny, who has been limited in skating for the first few days of training camp after tearing his hamstring late last season, is now labeled as day-to-day according to head coach Todd Reirden. He stayed on … Continue reading

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“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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Blackhawks at Capitals: Preseason Game 1 Roster, Projected Lineup, Information

Photo: YouTube The Washington Capitals host the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night for each team’s preseason opener. The two split the regular-season series last season as the Capitals beat the Blackhawks at home by a score of 4-2 on November … 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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Coaching Changes in Chocolatetown: Additions Behind the Hershey Bench and Within the Capitals Front Office Could Make A Difference For the Bears in 2019-20

Photo: NHL The 2019 offseason has been a busy one for the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears. After the addition of a few veteran players to a returning core that lost some longtime team leaders, as well as … Continue reading

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Day 1 Capitals Training Camp Blog: Michal Kempny Starts Out With No Contact Jersey

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who missed the Washington Capitals‘ final 15 games including all seven in the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season after undergoing hamstring surgery on April 2, started training camp in a light blue jersey, meaning he did not … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson On Capitals’ Offseason Moves: “I Haven’t Changed My Game Over The Years Depending On Who’s In The Lineup Or Who’s Out. I Try To Play To My Identity As Best [As] I Can.”

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is excited to get back to the ice after losing in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes. The team is set to begin on-ice workouts on Friday. He … Continue reading

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