Tag Archives: Carl Hagelin

Ranking The Capitals’ Expansion Draft Scenarios From Best To Worst

Photo: Nick Waas/AP With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft just 18 days away and each team having to lose player to the Seattle Kraken, some teams will lose a significant part of their rosters that will leave gaping holes while … Continue reading

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.

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Trade Talk: Who Could The Capitals Move In The Off-Season?

Photo: SI After a third consecutive first-round playoff exit, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said he was open to trading any player that would make the team better, with the exception of captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. … Continue reading

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Capitals Player Performance Grades For The 2020-21 Regular Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Participate In 2021 World Championship Due To “Troubled Hip”; Carl Hagelin Will Also Not Join Team Sweden

According to a report by Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will not participate in the 2021 IIHF World Championship, currently underway in Riga, Latvia. Backstrom was invited to join Team Sweden earlier in the day on Monday. The … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Will Not Participate In 2021 World Championship Due To Injury, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov Will Join Russian National Team In Latvia

The Russian Hockey Federation announced on Monday that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will not participate in the 2o21 IIHF World Championships, currently underway in Riga, Latvia (May 21 to June 6), due to injury. 

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Capitals’ Bottom-Six Plays Key Role In 3-2 Overtime Win In Game 1 Over Bruins

Photo: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images The Washington Capitals‘ bottom-six forward group played a big part in the team’s 3-2 overtime victory in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series over the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Saturday … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Mathew Barzal Fined $2,000 For Embellishment Against Capitals’ Carl Hagelin Last Thursday

Photo: NBC Sports New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

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Big Night For Big John: John Carlson Records 400th Career Assist in 800th Career Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday proved to be a big milestone night for multiple players. In addition to Alex Ovechkin reaching another power play milestone, and new addition Anthony Mantha’s first goal and … Continue reading

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Capitals Pound Flyers, 6-1; Anthony Mantha Scores In Capitals Debut

The Washington Capitals trounced the Philadelphia Flyers, 6-1, Tuesday Night at Capital One Arena. The victory improves the Capitals record to 28-11-4 (60 points) on the season.

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