Tag Archives: Alumni

Capitals Alumni Profile: Sylvain Côté

NHL Over the course of their history, the Washington Capitals have had a number of key defensemen who have contributed on the blueline without much fanfare. In this Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks back at one such rearguard … Continue reading

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“Ovechkin Immediately Proved His Greatness” – Former Washington Capitals Forward Tomas Fleischmann Talks Alex Ovechkin, Current Endeavors, the Premature End of His NHL Career and More

Photo: NHLPA On July 6, 2020, Pavel Mandát published an article with hokej.cz interviewing former NHL player, Tomas Fleischmann, about his career.  The title of that article in the original Czech is “Fleischmann’s Confession: The NHL Star and the Premature … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Alan Haworth

Photo: Unknown The 1980’s was the decade in which the Washington Capitals began to rise to prominence as a playoff contender, though they were never able to capture Lord Stanley’s Cup. In this latest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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A Deuce, Then A Dud: Washington Capitals Two-Year Wonders

NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had players who … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Guy Charron

The Washington Capitals have had a total of 14 captains in their 46-year history, with notable names such as Yvon Labre, Rod Langway, Dale Hunter, and Alex Ovechkin among them. While he may not have been as big a name … Continue reading

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One and Done: Washington Capitals One-Hit Wonders – Forwards

NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Bobby Gould

Photo credit: @Capitals Over the last decade or so, the Washington Capitals have had a number of different players don the sweater number, “23”, with names like Milan Jurcina, Scott Hannan, and Dmitrij Jaskin dotting the lineup. In this latest … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Dmitry Khristich, the Other Number 8

Former Capitals winger Dmitri Khristich was recently interviewed by Vladimir Topilsky of the Team Russia Pro Olympic Journal website. The interview covered several topics, including Alex Ovechkin’s chances of passing Wayne Gretzky in career goals, his friendship with Andrei Nikolishin, … Continue reading

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726 Games: Joel Ward Officially Announces Retirement from NHL

Photo: Nick Wass/AP On Monday, Washington Capitals alumnus Joel Ward officially announced his retirement from the NHL. In a piece written for The Players’ Tribune called “726”, Ward reflected on his years playing hockey and the special moments he was a … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Adam Oates

Photo:Doug Pensinger/Allsport While right wing T.J. Oshie has donned the number 77 for the Washington Capitals the last five seasons, he is not the most offensively productive player to don the double-seven on a Washington sweater. That distinction belongs to … Continue reading

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