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Adam Oates: “I Think Ovechkin May Very Well Pass Gretzky”

Photo: © REUTERS / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports/Contributor / Sporting News / Gettyimages.ru Following his tenure as an NHL coach, former Washington Capitals forward and bench boss Adam Oates shifted his career to individual coaching, including NHL players. Clients include Steven … Continue reading

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Ivan Miroshnichenko: “I Will Prove That The Club Did Not Make A Mistake With The Choice.”

Photo: HC Omsk Hawks Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko has made a triumphant return to the game hockey after being treated for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and finally being cleared to play on November 8. Miroshnichenko has played in six games with … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Kuemper: “After Winning It Last Year, You Want To Do It Again”

New Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who is coming off of a Stanley Cup victory with the Colorado Avalanche last season, said his first day with the team in training camp has been “awesome. It’s exciting now getting started. … … Continue reading

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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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