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Capitals’ Oshie On Injury-Plagued Season: ”There’s No Reason Why I Can’t Play A Full Season Next Season”

After right-wing Tom Wilson missed all but 1:31 of the Washington Capitals’ first-round Stanley Cup Playoff exit to the Florida Panthers, right-wing T.J. Oshie said “It’s tough. I don’t think there’s another player in the league like [Wilson]” with elements … Continue reading

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Leason On Capitals Calling Him Up After Wilson Injury: “I Am Very Excited And Very Fortunate To Get This Chance And Trying To Make The Most Of It”

After getting recalled from the AHL’s Hershey Bears with right-wing Tom Wilson out day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Brett Leason took line rushes during the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Thursday. Leason then met with the media following the team’s … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Kuznetsov On Facing Presidents’ Trophy Winners In Round One: “I Feel Like Pressure Is Big On Us Too”

Before flying down south for Games 1 and 2 of the Washington Capitals’ first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Florida Panthers, center Evgeny Kuznetsov told the media in Monday’s post-practice availability that “When our chances come, we have to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Orlov: “Nobody Believes In Us But We’re Going To Beat ‘Em”

After the first practice prior to the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, defenseman Dmitry Orlov thought that his Washington Capitals “looked good. We got a couple days and everyone’s just trying to recover. It’s not going to be easy and we … Continue reading

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“Sometimes For Me, It’s Borderline Violent Because He’s a Monster of Man”: TJ Oshie Talks Alex Ovechkin and Pre-Game Routines, Origins of His Famous Stanley Cup Celebration, His Lack of Skill in Smack-Talking, and More On Spittin’ Chiclets Podcast

Washington Capitals While the 2021-22 regular season has been a challenging one for many players and teams, including Washington Capitals right wing TJ Oshie, the hockey that has been played has provided some notable anecdotes, particularly as it pertains to … Continue reading

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“I Feel Like I’m Ready to Take the Next Step”: Lars Eller Talks Quarantine and Returning to Hockey Activities After Partaking In Full Practice

The surprising news that Washington Capitals Center Lars Eller had been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol during the team’s recent West Coast road swing came unexpectedly, with the Capitals’ already dealing with a number of key offensive players out … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Aliaksei Protas On Skating With Ovechkin, Kuznetsov During Morning Skate: ”Watching Them Growing up, It’s Awesome. Playing With Them? That’s Great.“

Photo: NHL.com Before the Washington Capitals’ game against the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena on Wednesday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), right-wing Aliaksei Protas, who is expected to skate on the top-line alongside center Evgeny Kuznetsov and captain … Continue reading

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“I Think He’s One of the Best Players in the League When He’s Playing His Best Game”: Dmitry Orlov Talks Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Play, Capitals’ West Coast Trip

After back-to-back contests against the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings, respectively, on their West Coast tilt, the Washington Capitals enjoyed a two-day respite before taking on the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.

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Nic Dowd: “This Has Definitely Been Home. My Wife Loves It, We Love It”

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday that the team had re-signed Center Nic Dowd to a three-year contract extension worth $3.9 million. Dowd talked about the deal and his time with the Capitals the same day, expressing … Continue reading

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After Being Recalled, Aliaksei Protas Ready to “Enjoy Every Moment” With the Capitals

After placing Nic Dowd on the injured reserve list earlier today, the Washington Capitals announced they had recalled 2019 third-round pick Aliaksei Protas from the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears. Ahead of the Capitals’ game against the Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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