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“Evgeny Kuznetsov Has the Greatest Sense of Humor”: Former Washington Capitals Athletic Trainer Greg Smith Talks Memories With Caps, Dealing with Medical Situations, and More on Karl Alzner’s Podcast

Greg Fiume/Getty Images Greg Smith served as the Washington Capitals’ Head Athletic Trainer for 18 seasons, leaving the team prior to the team’s 2017-18 Stanley Cup-winning season. Recently, he joined the “Alz Caps” podcast of former Washington Capitals defenseman Karl … Continue reading

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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

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Home Cooking and A Hat Trick: Retro Recap: Atlanta Thrashers @ Washington Capitals, November 26, 2008

Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals have had many memorable games that took place on either the day before or the day after Thanksgiving. This post looks at a game between the Washington Capitals and Atlanta Thrashers on November … Continue reading

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Canadiens Buy Out Remaining Two Seasons On Karl Alzner’s Contract

Photo: NHL.com According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Montreal Canadiens placed defenseman Karl Alzner on waivers on Tuesday for purposes of buying out the final two seasons on his five-year contract, which carried a $4.5 million cap hit. He … Continue reading

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List Of Players That Have Chosen to ‘Opt-Out’ of 2020 NHL Playoffs

As a condition of the ratified ‘Return to Play’ plan approved by both the NHL and NHLPA, players not wishing to participate in the 2020 playoffs have the option to ‘opt out’ without penalty. Players have until 5:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Mike Vogel Chats with Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, John Carlson, Eric Fehr, Tom Wilson and Jason Chimera

Friday night the Capitals’ Mike Vogel hosted an online chat session with several of the Capitals current players and Capitals alumni. The meeting, which ran just over 45 minutes in length, started with Vogel, Karl Alzner, who is currently in … Continue reading

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Bears Rally To Down The Rocket 4-2; Connor Hobbs, Joe Snively And Brian Pinho Score First Goals Of the Season

Photo: Laval Rocket The Hershey Bears rallied to beat the Laval Rocket 4-2 Saturday night at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec. The win improves the Bears record to 4-2-1-0 (9 points) on the season. The Bears wrap-up their current four-game … Continue reading

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Next In the Sweater Number Line – Alexander Alexeyev Set to Join Long List of Players Who Have Donned No. 27 For The Capitals

This past Sunday, Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev took part in the 11th Annual NHL Players Association Rookie Showcase, which features many of the top rookies in the league held this year the Capitals’ practice facility, MedStar Capitals Iceplex, in Arlington, … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman Karl Alzner Intends on Playing In the NHL This Season, Says He’ll Demand A Move if Placed in the AHL

Photo: NHL Former Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner was a staple on the Washington blueline during his time in D.C., playing in a team-record 423 consecutive games before leaving the team as a free agent in the summer of 2017, signing … Continue reading

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The Oshies and Alzners Are Going to Disney World For the All-Star Game Break

With the Capitals entering the All-Star Game break on a seven-game losing streak, and Head Coach Todd Reirden, defenseman John Carlson, and goaltender Braden Holtby representing the team in San Jose, the rest of the team and NHL will be … Continue reading

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