Tag Archives: John Carlson

“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals Draft Day Regrets – 2000 Through 2010

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Should Remain in Playoff Contention in 2019-20

The Washington Capitals should be in the postseason mix for the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

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Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know the Cut-off Date”: John Carlson on Alex Ovechkin’s Consistency, First Round Exit, Worlds, and More

Photo: Sherry Burruss With the Capitals’ season officially over the players and staff arrived at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for the annual “exit interviews” before the team goes their separate ways for the summer and offseason. Defenseman John Carlson gave his … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Multiple Milestones Reached In Game 5 vs. Hurricanes For Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Six goals in Game 5 meant a lot of milestones were hit for the Washington Capitals. As much fun as the team had in their 6-0 win in the Carolina Hurricanes, the fact that some set … Continue reading

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Bringing in the Big Guns: Star Players Step Up in Capitals’ Game 1 Victory Over Carolina

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images While the third period provided the Capitals and their fans in Capital One Arena with a bit of a scare, the rest of the team’s 4-2 Game 1 victory on Thursday night was due … Continue reading

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Capitals To Rest Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, and T.J. Oshie In Season Finale, Start Pheonix Copley In Net

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals will rest center Nicklas Backstrom, forward T.J. Oshie, and defenseman John Carlson for Game 1 of the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in their regular season finale against the New York Islanders at … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals’ Team Photo At MedStar Capitals Iceplex (4/3/2019)

The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning for their annual team photo shoot. All players and top management staff were on hand for the photo shoot, with the exception of Michal Kempny, … Continue reading

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Capitals Bump Nick Jensen Up To Pair With John Carlson

Photo: Sports Illustrated The Washington Capitals made some changes in their defensive pairings when they practiced on Wednesday, most notably elevating defenseman Nick Jensen to a pairing with John Carlson, giving the team a pair with two right-handed defensemen. Defenseman … Continue reading

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