Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals 2022 First-Round Pick Ivan Miroshnichenko: “To Join the Capitals Is A Tremendous Honor”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals have been renowned for drafting and developing some high-talent players in their 48-year history and on Thursday, July 7, added what they hope will be the next name on that list in Russian left wing … Continue reading

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Capitals Will “Explore All Opportunities” To Address Goaltending, Look From Within For Other Needs This Offseason, Says General Manager Brian MacLellan

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the NHL offseason truly beginning to take hold, the Washington Capitals are just one of the league’s 32 clubs gearing up for the NHL Entry Draft on July 7, evaluating potential picks as well as preparing … Continue reading

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We Could Have Had….?!” Part 2: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Misses: 2017-2021

Photo: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is just 9 days away. As part of our pre-draft coverage, we continue our annual look at draft day misses – players the Washington Capitals could have selected, but ultimately decided … Continue reading

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“I Think Carly Makes Everything Look So Easy, He’s So Efficient”: Brooks Orpik Touts John Carlson, Talks Career with Penguins and Capitals

The Washington Capitals’ run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship was bolstered by a veteran core that featured a defensive unit that proved steady en route to the team’s first championship. Among the core pieces was Brooks Orpik, who was … Continue reading

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Bend It Like Ovechkin: Alex Ovechkin Scores In Dynamo FC Exhibition Game

Photo: FC Dynamo Earlier this week, FC Dynamo announced that Alex Ovechkin had signed a one-game contract with them to play in an exhibition game against Amkal, a team of bloggers, on Saturday. Ovechkin scored the first goal of the … Continue reading

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Alexander Semin Reflects On Hockey Career Ahead Of Farewell Game

Photo: Back in May, former Washington Capitals winger Alexander Semin announced that he was retiring from professional hockey. To mark the occasion, Semin also announced that he will host a farewell charity game next week in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, … Continue reading

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“You’re A Legend Here in D.C.”: Capitals’ TJ Oshie, Tom Wilson Congratulate Former Washington Nationals Infielder Ryan Zimmerman On Jersey Retirement

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images If one were to ask sports fans in Washington, D.C. to pick one professional athlete that has been as beloved and revered in the last 20 years as Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, chances are … Continue reading

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“I’m Really Excited For Him to Be in the Finals, Hopefully He Can Go Get Another One”: T.J. Oshie Hopes Former Capitals Teammate Andre Burakovsky Wins Another Stanley Cup

USA TODAY For the Washington Capitals, the offseason preparation has intensified as June has arrived and has gotten underway. Players have gone their separate ways and most have returned to their offseason homes. Right wing TJ Oshie has had a … Continue reading

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Season Trends For The Washington Capitals Over The Course Of The 2021-22 Season

It’s often helpful to take a “big picture” look at a team’s performance for a range of statistical categories over the course of a season. The wide-angle look can shed some light on how the team performed during certain stretches … Continue reading

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2021-22 Milestone Moments: Alex Ovechkin Breaking Records Faster Than “Disco Demolition Night” At Comiskey Park

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images The 2021-22 NHL season finally returned to a normal 82-game schedule after the previous two seasons were shortened due to the Covid pandemic. The full-length campaign saw many Capitals veterans set numerous career milestones, … Continue reading

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