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Carl Hagelin Will Help Henrik Lundqvist Get Acclimated In D.C., Just Like Lundqvist Did For Him In New York

Getty Images As a 23-year-old, heading into his first NHL season back in 2011, Carl Hagelin found himself in the big city, getting ready to play for the New York Rangers. One of his mentors at the time was fellow … Continue reading

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Capitals Stanley Cup Run Was Fueled By Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson Playlists

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America Music can be powerful inspiration. That certainly was the case for the Washington Capitals when they made their run towards the Stanley Cup in 2018. To that end, they had a team play list … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Contract Talks With Alex Ovechkin Are “Tabled” Until Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals Washington Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan told the media on the opening day of free agency that there is no update on contract talks with captain Alex Ovechkin, who is eligible to sign a contract extension at any … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Attends Moscow Dynamo Soccer Game And Announces Roster

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and his wife Nastya attended the soccer game between Moscow Dynamo and Krasnodar held in Moscow on Sunday. The game was the tenth round of the Russian Premier League.

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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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