Tag Archives: Carl Hagelin

Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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What Should The Capitals Do With Carl Hagelin?

Photo: NBC Sports With the Washington Capitals‘ 2018-19 season coming to an early conclusion with a seven-game loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, team management is turning their attention towards improving … Continue reading

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Pondering The Capitals’ Offseason Needs

Photo: ESPN With the Washington Capitals‘ 2018-19 season now in the rearview, the team will assess their roster and staff over the summer to prepare for a run at their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. Salary cap constraints, however, … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Potentially Re-Signing With The Capitals: “It Was A Really Good Fit For Me. I Felt Comfortable Here.”

Photo: Washington Post Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin told reporters that he is open to signing a contract extension with the team, who he thought was a good fit for him. Hagelin, 30, can become an unrestricted free agent July … Continue reading

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The Need For Second Line Speed: Jakub Vrana, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Carl Hagelin Look To Jumpstart Scoring

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports With Game 5 approaching and the absence of forward T.J. Oshie (upper body), the Washington Capitals’ line combinations and defensive pairings continue to rotate. The Capitals are ninth on the postseason leaderboard with four points. … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin Moves To Top-Six For Capitals; Michael Ferland and Andrei Svechnikov Out Again In Game 5 For Hurricanes

With forward T.J. Oshie out for Game 5 with an upper-body injury, forward Carl Hagelin was promoted to the second line with center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward Jakub Vrana for the Washington Capitals. Forward Tom Wilson took Oshie’s spot on … Continue reading

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Capitals Swap Jakub Vrana, Carl Hagelin On The Wing; Hot Lap Returns

Photo: @Capitals Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin did the team’s first “hot-lap” of the postseason. Last season, former Capitals center Jay Beagle started that tradition, which occurs at the beginning of the morning skate on the road to keep the team … Continue reading

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HBK Line, Capitals’ Edition? Carl Hagelin’s Addition to the Caps Could Make a Difference Come the Start of the Playoffs

Photo: Getty Images What might have gone down as a minor depth trade for the Washington Capitals right before the 2019 Trade Deadline could end up paying huge dividends. Forward Carl Hagelin was flailing with the Los Angeles Kings after … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex (PHOTOS)

Two to go! That’s right, only two more games remain in the 2018-2019 regular season. After posing for their annual team photo (here) the Capitals got back to work at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals finalized preparations for their next … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Acquisition Of Carl Hagelin Proving To Be Another Solid, Quiet Add

Photo: NHLPA After the Washington Capitals‘ “under the radar” move of acquiring defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2018 third-round pick led to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, the team decided to go with the … Continue reading

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