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Former Dynamo Moscow Player and Coach Alexei Kudashov on Alex Ovechkin, “He’s All About Emotions and Desire to Play”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here), an interview … Continue reading

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Welcome Back! Captain and Retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey Attend Monday’s Capitals Game

Screencap: @Capitals A beloved canine was back at Capital One Arena Monday night: Captain, the Washington Capitals former team dog, and retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey were in the stands for the first time since they were … Continue reading

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Linemate for Life: Captain Matched With Retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey

Photos: Capitals After nearly two years of training and hard work and graduating from America’s VetDogs on Sunday, Captain’s moment has finally come. On Wednesday, the official service dog was matched with retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey.

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Class of 2021: Captain Graduates From America’s VetDogs

Screencap: @CapsPup Graduation season is still underway as students are moving their tassels from right to left and starting a new chapter in their life. Starting that new chapter is Captain, the Washington Capitals team dog and former service dog … Continue reading

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Pup-date! Captain Receives Official America’s VetDogs Service Dog Vest

Photo: @CapsPup It’s been a little over two weeks since Captain, the Washington Capitals team dog, returned to America’s VetDogs in Smithtown, New York, to undergo final preparations and training to graduate to then be placed with a veteran or … Continue reading

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From a Fan’s Perspective: Reflecting on Captain’s Time and the Joy with the Capitals

Captain’s time with the Washington Capitals has officially come to an end. After attending his last Capitals game on Saturday, the service dog in-training will be departing soon to America’s VetDogs, a non-profit organization based in Smithtown, New York, to … Continue reading

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Dog Days Are (Almost) Over: Captain’s Final Visit to a Capitals Game

Photo: @Capitals It was a bittersweet afternoon at Capital One Arena as Captain, the Washington Capitals’ team dog and service dog in-training, attended his last Capitals game as a member of the team. He will be leaving the Capitals in … Continue reading

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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Let’s Paw-ty! Happy First Birthday Captain!!

Break out the birthday cake plush dog toy. Grab some balloons and party hats. The day has finally come. Captain turns one-year-old today!! In this piece, I wanted to take a look back on some of my favorite (very hard … Continue reading

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Submit A Photo, Video Wishing Captain A Happy First Birthday to be Featured on Capitals or CapsPup Social Media

Photo: @CapsPup Captain turns one on July 22 and the Washington Capitals are working on a surprise for the lovable team dog and service dog in training. Submit a photo or video message for your chance to be featured on … Continue reading

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