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“That Means A Lot, I Learned That Confidence Comes From the Coach”: Evgeny Kuznetsov Talks About His Relationship With Peter Laviolette During Exit Interview on Capitals’ Breakdown Day

Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals officially wrapped up their 2021-22 season on Sunday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and conducted their annual exit interviews with the press.

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“You Deserve A Longer Run and Parties in the Streets…Again”: Capitals Thank Fans After Season-Ending Loss to Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of their first round playoff series on Friday night ended the team’s season earlier than hoped, despite a heroic comeback effort by … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom on Capitals’ 2022 First-Round Exit to Panthers: “We Basically Gave The Series To Them”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was a tough one to swallow Friday night. For the fourth consecutive time, the Washington Capitals suffered a first-round exit—a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers, who won the series 4-2, in Game 6 … Continue reading

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Need A Superhero? Call Captain America: TJ Oshie Scores Game-Tying Goal With 1:01 Left in Regulation, Sends Capitals to Overtime in Game 6 Against Florida Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With their season on the line in a crucial Game 6 at home against the Florida Panthers, the Capitals needed their top players to find a way to come through. Right wing TJ Oshie did … Continue reading

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Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading

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Despite Capitals’ Game 4 Loss to Panthers, Oshie & Kuznetsov Continue Playoff Productivity

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie and center Evgeny Kuznetsov had strong performances in the team’s 3-2 overtime loss in Game 4 to the Florida Panthers in their first-round battle of the 2022 Stanley … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Connor McMichael Soaking Up His First Taste of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: “It Was Honestly More Than I Could Have Imagined”

Prior to the start of the 2021-22 regular season, Washington Capitals forward Connor McMichael was considered the team’s top prospect, having impressed during an unexpected 2020-21 season with the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears as a result of the coronavirus … Continue reading

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“Boom, Boom, Save”: Ilya Samsonov Records First Career Playoff Win As Capitals Take 2-1 Series Lead vs. Panthers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals took a 2-1 series lead in their first-round battle with the Florida Panthers on Saturday, winning 6-1 at Capital One Arena. It was a much-needed victory on home ice that saw a fantastic … Continue reading

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Capitals Take Down Panthers, 6-1, To Retake Series Lead In Game 3; Johansson, Ovechkin, Mantha, Carlson, Backstrom Each Tally Two Points

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers by a score of 6-1 at Capital One Arena on Saturday afternoon to retake the lead in the the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series, 2-1. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made … Continue reading

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“Overall Our Execution Wasn’t There Tonight and That’s An Area We Need to Be Better At”: Capitals Looking Forward To A Better Performance in Game 3 Against the Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images While the absence of top-line right wing Tom Wilson certainly played a part in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Thursday night’s Game 2, a lot of other things went … Continue reading

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