Tag Archives: KHL

Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links – Saturday 9/9/2017

The Capsitals add a forward to the training camp roster, top 10 story lines heading into training camp, 35th anniversary of “the trade”, Samsonov continues to roll and more in this evening’s Washington Capitals news links: 

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Alexander Semin Says He’s Not Finished with Hockey, Still Follows Capitals

Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images In an interview with Daria Tuboltseva of Championat.com, former Washington Capitals player Alexander Semin says he is not done with hockey and promises to return. He declared, “I have something to prove and want to fight … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Makes 2017-2018 KHL Season Debut

On Sunday Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov made his Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) season debut for Metallurg Magnitogorsk against Lada Togliatti.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Takes In KHL Game, Drops Ceremonial Puck

Photos: HC Traktor Washington Capitals’ centerman Evgeny Kuznetsov spent part of his Sunday evening taking in a Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) game in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Kuznetsov was on hand to drop the ceremonial first puck for his old team … Continue reading

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Bobby Carpenter Now Assistant Coach For Kunlun in KHL

Photos: Hockey.ru Bobby Carpenter, who played for the Washington Capitals from 1981-1987 and again in 1992-1993, has a new job.  He will now be working as an Assistant Coach for Mike Keenan for Kunlun Red Star, the second-year KHL team … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Eyes Return to Washington Next Week

In an interview with Tatyana Kokorina of sovsport.ru, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov says he expects to be back in Washington next week. 

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Joins Pavel Datsyuk for Autograph Session before KHL Exhibition Game

Washington Capitals’ star centerman Evgeny Kuznetsov joined friend and idol, Pavel Datsyuk, and other members of the SKA hockey organization, for an autograph and meet-and-greet session on Saturday. 

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Stan Galiev Comments on Differences Between the AHL and KHL

Photo: @Galixon After a two month absence, former Washington Capital and Hershey Bear, Stan Galiev, returned to social media on Saturday, posting a photo of himself traversing a wooden sky bridge in Russia. Galiev is currently playing for the Russian … Continue reading

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Former Capital Alexander Semin Starts a New Chapter in Life

Photo: Washington Capitals After the 2017 Gagarin Cup playoffs were over, Alexander Semin’s KHL team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, decided not to renew his contract.  Semin did not find another team to join in either the KHL or any other professional hockey … Continue reading

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How Much Can Brian MacLellan Be Blamed For This Summer

 This summer has been tough for the Capitals and Caps Nation. As General Manager Brian MacLellan put it, the Caps have the Stanley Cup hangover without the Stanley Cup. 

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