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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “We Need An Experienced Coach, [One Who Will] Press Buttons On Some Players”

After firing head coach Todd Reirden on Sunday morning, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media that “we need an experienced coach, [one who will] press buttons on some players.” He added that the team is “going to find … Continue reading

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Fathers of Radko Gudas and Martin Fehervary Meet For Coffee

Photos: Cas.sk Mario Fehervary (right), father of Capitals defenseman Martin Fehervary, and Leo Gudas (Left), father of Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas, recently sat for interviews with the Slovakian websites, cas.sk and nhl.sv. In the interviews, the fathers discussed the current … Continue reading

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“It’s the Most Important Game of the Year “: Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden Talks Game 3, Nicklas Backstrom, and Lineup Status For Pivotal Sunday Game Against the New York Islanders

After a 5-2 loss on Friday night that put the Washington Capitals in a 2-0 hole in their first round series against the New York Islanders, Head Coach Todd Reirden will be looking for a better effort from his club … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom On Round-Robin Game vs. Flyers: “To Have A Chance Tomorrow, We Have To Bring Our ‘A’ Game”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom told the media on Wednesday that the nurses inside of the Eastern Conference bubble in Toronto “are doing a great job” with COVID-19 testing. “So far, it’s been great,” he said.

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Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “I’m Excited. I’m Just Going To Be Myself And We’re Going To Play.”

Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk told the media after the team’s practice on Saturday that he thinks that this Stanley Cup Playoff tournament will “be a little different” but had fun being on an underdog team in 2012 with the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon: “They Did A Great Job In Canada”

Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon, who was acquired from the San Jose Sharks on February 18 in exchange for a 2020 second-round pick and conditional 2021 third-round pick, said that “we’re all going through an adjustment period.” But, he thinks that he … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “It’s A Work In Progress… But You Want To Put Yourself In A Good Spot.”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom told reporters on Saturday regarding goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who will miss the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs due to an undisclosed injury, that “he’s had a terrific year but it is what it is. We have … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin: “We Miss Playing Hockey”

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin told the media after the team’s final practice before they leave for Toronto for the final week of training camp on Sunday that “mentally, everyone’s ready.” The team is excited to go to Toronto for the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Black Ace Daniel Sprong: “I’m Just Trying To Take It Day-By-Day”

Photo: Orange County Register Washington Capitals forward prospect and black ace Daniel Sprong told the media after the prospects’ 2-1 win over the veterans in Friday’s scrimmage that training camp has “been fun, like any other camp in the past.” … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Braden Holtby Thinks Friday’s Scrimmage Was “A Little Bit Better” Than Previous Ones

Goaltender Braden Holtby thought the Washington Capitals‘ scrimmage on Friday was “a little bit better” than the previous two. The 30-year-old guided the prospects to a 2-1 victory over the veterans. The team will travel to Toronto, the Eastern Conference … Continue reading

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