Category Archives: Washington Capitals

A Look At Possible Trade Partners For Capitals

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After signing three right-handed defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue in free agency, the Washington Capitals are currently more than $1 million over the NHL salary cap. The only solution: someone appears to … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Halloween Happenings: Horrors and Highlights

Photo: Associated Press In a normal year, October means many things. It’s a time when the weather gets colder, the leaves on the trees turn color, and college and professional football are in full swing. The Major League Baseball postseason is … Continue reading

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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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Newly-Hired Capitals’ Assistant Coach Kevin McCarthy: “There’s More To Lavi’s System Than Just Offense…Defense Wins Championships”

Photo: NHL.com On Thursday, Washington Capitals assistant coach Kevin McCarthy spoke to D.C. media on a conference call for the first time since joining head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff to help the Capitals defense on Wednesday.

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A Tale of Two Alex’s: Former Capital Alexander Semin And Current Capitals Prospect Alexander Alexeyev Face Off in KHL Action

KHL In the world of hockey, paths of players often cross whether in the National Hockey League or elsewhere. Although right wing Alexander Semin has not been associated with the Washington Capitals organization since his departure in 2012, from time-to-time, … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Jonas Siegenthaler To One-Year, $800,000 Contract

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday night that they have re-signed defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a one-year contract worth $800,000 contract. The 23-year-old became a restricted free agent on October 9.

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Capitals Name Kevin McCarthy Assistant Coach; Blaine Forsythe, Scott Arniel Will Remain On Peter Laviolette’s Staff

Photo: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday afternoon that Kevin McCarthy will join head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff as an assistant to help the defense. The team also announced that assistants Blaine Forsythe and Scott Arniel, … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Video Coach Tim Ohashi, Athletic Trainer Mike Booi Hired By Kraken

Photo: Bates College The Seattle Kraken are starting to make hires to their medical staff and front office. They announced a set of new hires on Wednesday morning, including former Washington Capitals’ video coach Tim Ohashi and assistant medical trainer … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Round Picks Derailed by Injuries

The Washington Capitals have acquired many key players in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. However, several of those drafted players were unable to live up to expectations, with injuries being a significant factor. In this piece we … Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist And Family Come to Washington

Yes, it’s real. Henrik Lundqvist really has come to Washington DC. Lundqvist posted several images to his social media accounts on Sunday showing he and his family visiting Capitals’ headquarters, Georgetown and the Washington Monument.

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