Tag Archives: John Carlson

Capitals Doing Well To Avoid ‘Scary’ Contracts List (So Far)

Fans always have certain player contracts that simply drive them nuts. Whether it’s cost or perceived lack of production value, there are always one or two (maybe more) contracts that just don’t sit well. However, believe it (or not), the … Continue reading

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After Some Offseason Turnover, What Will The Capitals’ Defensive Lineup Look Like On Opening Night?

Photo: Newsbreak After allowing an average of 3.32 goals-per-game from December 8 on during the regular season (the third-worst in the NHL and the worst among teams that participated in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers), the Washington Capitals made some … Continue reading

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John Carlson Named To First All-Star Team

Moments after it was announced that Capitals defenseman John Carlson finished second to Predators Roman Josi in the 2020 Norris Trophy voting, the NHL announced that Carlson was selected to the league’s First All-Star Team.

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Predators’ Roman Josi Wins Norris Trophy, Capitals’ John Carlson Finishes Second

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators was selected as the 2020 Norris Trophy Winner. It is Josi’s first career Norris Trophy, which is awarded annually “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the … Continue reading

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NHL Award Show to Air Monday, September 21 – Norris Trophy Winner Will Be Announced

The National Hockey League announced on Friday that it will reveal the winners of its five remaining regular-season trophies during “2020 NHL Awards presented by Las Vegas,” a 30-minute show that will air at 6:30 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 21.

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Fixing The Washington Capitals Defense

One of the most glaring issues with the Washington Capitals during the 2019-20 season was the performance of the team’s defense. The team struggled to find consistency on the back-end, resulting in then head coach Todd Reirden regularly mixing up … Continue reading

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NHL To Announce Award Winners Throughout Conference Finals And Stanley Cup Final

The NHL announced on Saturday that it will begin revealing the winners of the 2020 NHL awards beginning this Sunday. The Capitals’ John Carlson is up for this years James Norris Memorial Trophy, which will be announced during the Stanley … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop— Braden Holtby on Possibility of Having Played Final Game with the Capitals: “Certainly A Chance It Is, But Who Knows”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals‘ elimination on Thursday night was a punch in the gut. There is no doubt fans were feeling a range of emotions— disappointment, frustration, and dejection. The 4-0 loss in Game 5 in the first round … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop: John Carlson on 3-2 Win in Critical Game 4: “Momentum Is A Crazy Thing In This Game And You Have To Earn It”

Photo: @MonSportsNet After three gloomy games, the Washington Capitals finally put a win in the books tonight at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Their 3-2 victory in Game 4 in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With Capitals’ John Carlson?

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images There are many storylines about the Washington Capitals as they trail their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the New York Islanders 3-0 after a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 3 on Sunday afternoon. One that … Continue reading

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