Tag Archives: John Carlson

A Look At The Capitals’ Defensemen’s Stats Through Four Games

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images After allowing an average of 3.44 goals-per-game in the final 32 games of the 2019-20 regular season and signing four defensemen in the offseason, the Washington Capitals have allowed at least three goals in three of … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Capitals Extend Opening Night Splendor: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom And Alex Ovechkin Extend Opening Night Streaks

The Washington Capitals opened the 2020-21 season Thursday night with a 6-4 victory over the Sabres in Buffalo. The victory extends the Capitals success in recent opening nights and also extends opening night streaks for Capitals players.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Gina Carlson: “The Boys And I Are Going To Miss You More Than You Know”

Screencaps: @gnacarlson/IG We are less than 48 hours away from puck drop, signaling a new season for the Washington Capitals. Although excitement is in the air, time away from family can always be tough for players. Gina Carlson, wife of … Continue reading

Posted in Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Images From Washington Capitals Training Camp -Saturday, January 9

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following a day off on Friday. The team will hold one more scrimmage Sunday afternoon and then begin to finalize their opening night roster. The season opens … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Capitals’ John Carlson: “We’re All Hungry To Get Out There And Prove Ourselves.”

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson joined The Athletic’s Two-Man Advantage podcast with Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun on Tuesday. He discussed training camp, new head coach Peter Laviolette, and his experience at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Capitals’ John Carlson: “The Mantra From Coach Is To Get Going Right Away”

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson said that new head coach Peter Laviolette’s system is “not that much different over the years.” He described it as some variation compared to others that he has played throughout his career.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Carl Hagelin Moved Down To Fourth-Line, Dmitry Orlov Begins Capitals’ Training Camp On Top Pair

Photo: @Capitals On his first day running practice for the Washington Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette has made some changes to his team’s lineup after they ended last season by going 15-14-3 in their final 32 regular-season games and went … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sights & Sounds from Media Day, First Day of Capitals’ 2020-21 Training Camp

Photos: @Capitals The first day of the Washington Capitals‘ 2020-21 training camp is officially here! Although the start of on-ice sessions does not begin until Monday, January 4, Sunday was limited to medical and testing; however, fans were given a … Continue reading

Posted in News, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Milestones in Sight During the Washington Capitals 2020-21 Season

Photo: Nick Wass/The Associated Press The 2020-21 NHL season will be a shortened thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the teams playing just 56 games instead of the customary 82 games. Nonetheless, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Capitals’ Fan Guide to Past IIHF World Junior Championships

Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Over the years, many future Washington Capitals players have participated in the IIHF Under 20 Championships, popularly known as the World Junior Games.  The games begin on Christmas Day, with the preliminary rounds taking place … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment