Tag Archives: Capitals Alumni

Capitals Alumni Profile – Alexander Semin

Photo: Dilip Vashwanat/Getty Images In the early years of the Alex Ovechkin era, the Capitals’ now-captain was one of two prominent goal scorers on the team that would eventually form the nucleus of the team’s core. The other, Alexander Semin, … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rod Langway

Photo: @Capitals One of the greatest defenseman in Washington Capitals franchise history, Rod Langway’s playing style, leadership, and persona earned him the nickname “Secretary of Defense”, and his arrival to the team in 1982 was franchise-changing.  In this latest Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Peter Bondra

Photo: Washington Capitals Prior to the arrival and subsequent dominance of Capitals captain and franchise goals and points leader Alex Ovechkin in 2005, the title of franchise great was often given to forward Peter Bondra. In this latest Capitals Alumni … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dennis Maruk

All Capitals fans are aware that Alex Ovechkin holds nearly every goal scoring record for the team, including goals for a single season and goals for a career.  But years ago, there was another prolific goal-scorer who plied his trade … Continue reading

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Capitals Christmas Alumni Profile: A Look Back at Three Former Capitals Who Celebrate Their Birthday on Christmas Day

Photo: Getty Images While people around the world have finished or are finishing their Christmas Day celebrations, for three former members of the Washington Capitals, they have double the reason to celebrate, as their birthdays fall on arguably the most … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Boyd Gordon

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images Throughout their 44-year history, and particularly in the Alex Ovechkin era, the Capitals have employed a number of role players that have aided in the team’s success, whether by adding occasional offensive productivity or playing exemplary … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dino Ciccarelli

Over their 44-year history, the Capitals have had a number of high profile names don the team sweater, and many of those had success with the team or became household names at other points in their NHL careers. Many of … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Troy Brouwer

Joel Auerback/Getty Images North America While right wing T.J. Oshie has manned the slot on the Capitals’ lethal power play for the last three seasons, it was former Capital Troy Brouwer who first provided the team with a weapon in … Continue reading

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Caps Set Dates for Development Camp and Announce Alumni Game

The offseason seems a lot shorter when you win the Stanley Cup! Less than three weeks after winning the franchise’s first NHL championship, the Washington Capitals will open their 2018 Development Camp on June 25 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The … Continue reading

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Picture It, 1996, The Capitals Were Playing in Pittsburgh in the Playoffs: A Fan’s Recollection of Pain and Triumph

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Ben Carroll is a longtime Capitals fan who has had the privilege of being longtime friends with former members of the team, developing friendships that have lasted to this day. In this piece, he recalls the … Continue reading

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