Tag Archives: Carl Hagelin

Capitals’ Nic Dowd Will Be Out For “A Little Bit”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media after Wednesday’s practice that center Nic Dowd will be out for “a little bit” with a lower-body injury after getting placed on injured reserve, which will require him to miss the … Continue reading

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The Case For Beck Malenstyn

First and foremost, it needs to be stated. Carl Hagelin has been a significant asset for the Washington Capitals over the last few years. He catches a lot of guff from certain segments of the Capitals fan base, likely because … Continue reading

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Images From Day 3 Of Washington Capitals 2021 Training Camp

Saturday was day three of the Washington Capitals 2021 training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The primary focus for players in ‘Group A’ was to prepare for Sunday night’s first preseason game against the Bruins (5 PM ET, NBC Sports … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom, Carl Hagelin Will Meet With Members Of Team Sweden In Stockholm Next Week

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Team Sweden will hold an Olympic preparatory meeting in Stockholm next week with 27 NHL players available to the media. Capitals forwards Nicklas Backstrom and Carl Hagelin will attend the meeting. Former Capitals’ forward Andre Burakovsky … Continue reading

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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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