Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Capitals Honor Peter Laviolette With Video After Becoming The Winningest American-born Head Coach In NHL History

On Saturday during their clash against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals honored Peter Laviolette with a special video after becoming the winningest American-born head coach in NHL history Wednesday night following the 5-1 victory over the New York … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Plays In His 800th Career NHL Game

It was back in November of 2009 when the St. Louis Blues called up a young prospect as an “emergency” because one of their regular roster players was injured. The prospect, Lars Eller, made his NHL debut on November 5, … Continue reading

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Shield And Axe: Capitals’ Postgame Awards Go Vikings-Inspired

Screencaps: @Capitals Last season in the locker room, the Washington Capitals would award the best offensive and defensive player of the game with Cobra Kai headbands. After an incredible 5-1 win over the New York Rangers during Wednesday’s season opener, … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Earns 674th Career Win As NHL Head Coach – Most By Any American Head Coach

In addition to Alex Ovechkin goal-scoring milestones and Hendrix Lapierre’s first goal, the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday evening marked a coaching milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette.

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Alex Ovechkin Records 150th Multi-Goal Game On Night He Passes Marcel Dionne On The All-Time Goals List

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin piled up even more milestones in Wednesday’s opening night game against the New York Rangers,┬ábesides scoring the goal to tie Marcel Dionne and the goal to pass Marcel Dionne for 5th place … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals No. 731 and 732, Ties and Passes Marcel Dionne For Fifth Place On All-Time List

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 731st and 732nd career goals against the New York Rangers in the team’s Opening Night contest, a night that also featured rookie Hendrix Lapierre scoring his first … Continue reading

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Game 1, Goal #1: Hendrix Lapierre Scores First NHL Goal In NHL Debut

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals drafted forward Hendrix Lapierre in the first-round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, there were probably not many who thought the 22nd overall pick would make his NHL debut just … Continue reading

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A Duo For the Ages: A Look Behind Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom’s MassMutual Commercial

While the Washington Capitals will be without Center Nicklas Backstrom and captain Alex Ovechkin’s status remains unknown for the team’s 2021-22 season opener on October 13, the two longtime teammates premiered, along with Ovechkin’s wife Nastya, in a new commercial … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael’s Versatility with Capitals: “I Can Use That To My Advantage When Guys Go Down In The Lineup I Can Step Into The Wing Or The Center”

Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael spoke to the media on Monday following the conclusion of the 2021-22 Training Camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. Recalled from AHL’s Hershey Bears Tuesday morning and made the team’s Opening Night roster, he discussed his … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Says Alex Ovechkin “Still Day-to-Day”, Hendrix Lapierre’s “Skill and Poise” Aided His Impressive Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ opening night matchup against the New York Rangers is just two days away and after making more roster moves earlier today, the team is getting closer to finalizing their lineup for the highly-anticipated contest … Continue reading

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