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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin On Passing Of Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant: “It’s Tough”

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin told the media after the team’s practice at Bell Centre in Montreal on Sunday that the passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant was “tough.” The former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard and five-time NBA champion … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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John Carlson On Capitals’ Depth: “They’re A Lot Of Game-Breakers On This Team And A Lot Of Different Types Of Players That Make It Hard To Play Against Us.”

Photo: Inside Hook In the midst of a career season, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson made a brief appearance on CBS’s The Jim Rome Show on Friday to discuss the Capitals’ depth and thrilling 5-4 overtime victory over the San … Continue reading

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“I’d Never Had Grilled Cheese Before”: Capitals 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Talks First Professional Season, Life in America, Alex Ovechkin, and More

HERSHEY, PA — Alexander Alexeyev is one of the Capitals’ most heavily-prized prospects, and as the team’s first-round draft pick in 2018, there are a number of expectations placed upon him by both the team and fans alike. After making … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Says Maple Leafs “Have To Play Differently” To Win Stanley Cup

Photo: CTV News The Toronto Maple Leafs are off to a slow start this season as they head into Tuesday’s game against the Washington Capitals (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Scotiabank Arena with a 6-5-2 record. As Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Ready to Roll in Chocolatetown: Hershey Bears Coach Spencer Carbery Ready for His Second Season Behind the Bench

Screen cap: Hershey Bears Last season was a tale of two for Hershey Bears’ Head Coach Spencer Carbery and the top minor league affiliate of the Capitals. After a slow start to the season, the then first-year bench boss was … Continue reading

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“Last Year Was A Missed Opportunity”: Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden Speaks To the Media to Discuss Evgeny Kuznetsov, New Additions, Roster Competition, and More

After a long offseason that included the loss and addition of team personnel, training camp is well underway for Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden in his second year behind the bench as Head Coach. After a media day session and … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson On Capitals’ Offseason Moves: “I Haven’t Changed My Game Over The Years Depending On Who’s In The Lineup Or Who’s Out. I Try To Play To My Identity As Best [As] I Can.”

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is excited to get back to the ice after losing in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes. The team is set to begin on-ice workouts on Friday. He … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Carl Hagelin: “It’s All Business This Year. We’re Up To The Challenge.”

Forward Carl Hagelin spoke to the media during Washington Capitals Media Day on the eve of training camp. He discussed his goals for the season, offseason, last year, and more.

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2019 Capitals Media Day: Ovechkin Takes the Podium

Alex Ovechkin spoke to the media on Thursday at Capitals media day. Continue reading

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