Tag Archives: Marcus Johannson

How Does Jakub Vrana Compare to Recent Caps Rookies? The Answer May Surprise You.

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Jakub Vrana was taken by the Capitals in the first round (13th overall) in 2014. Now that he has 45 career games under his belt, how does he compare with other recent Caps … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Devils

Photo: Getty Images Capitals hockey is back. After four long months the Capitals head back to work, as they begin their chase towards the playoffs and maybe beyond. Actually, that’s still a few weeks away when the games actually count. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Participates In Mats Zuccarello All-Star Game

Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom participated in the 2017 Zuccarello All-Star Game Wednesday night at the DNB Arena in Stavenger, Norway. 

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Backstrom, Johansson and Winnik Join Justin Williams for 1,000th Game Celebration

Photo: Daniel Winnik The Washington Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson and Daniel Winnik joined teammate Justin Williams for a golf outing at the historic “Old Course” in St. Andrews, Scotland this week. The outing was to celebrate Justin Williams’ 1,000th game … Continue reading

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Ducks Down Caps 5-2 – Caps Swept on Western Trip

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Sunday night at Honda Center. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 44-17-7 (95 points). The Capitals next travel home to host the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Jets 3-2

The Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg. The two teams will go at it again this Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is 7PM. 

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Elite Backstrom Finds the Open Lane

Photo NHL.com During the Capitals second power play late in the second period Nicklas Backstrom looked through T.J. Oshie to see captain Alex Ovechkin positioned to score. Backstrom, knowing his puck needed to find Ovechkin’s stick, sent it sailing…right through Oshie’s … Continue reading

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Aces Back To Back – The Riches Of The Washington Capitals

We’ve just wrapped up the preseason and have a little pause left before the real fun starts. It’s a great time to do a semi state of the Capitals. Fair warning, the possibilities are the real point we’re looking at … Continue reading

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Now that Johansson is Signed, Where Will he Play?

Marcus Johansson, affectionately called “MoJo” has signed a one-year contract with the Capitals as a Restricted Free Agent.  He is a versatile player, able to play on just about every line, in every forward position, and even sees major time … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Off-Season Moves and Salary Cap Space

Earlier this month, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby filed for arbitration due to a disagreement with the offer that the Capitals had in mind.  The Caps decided to offer Holtby a mere $5.1 million AAV, despite other star goalies such as … Continue reading

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