Tag Archives: Marcus Johansson

Grading Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves From The 2021-22 Season

Photo: NBC Olympics Another year of Washington Capitals hockey has come and gone as has another round of moves after a third straight first-round exit in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They did not work out as well as everyone … Continue reading

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Making The Grade: Grades For Washington Capitals Forwards For The 2021-22 Season

As we continue to wrap-up our analysis of the Washington Capitals 2021-22 season, we  next take a look at the performance of the Capitals forwards during the regular season and generate resultant grades for each of the forwards for their … Continue reading

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Capitals Take Down Panthers, 6-1, To Retake Series Lead In Game 3; Johansson, Ovechkin, Mantha, Carlson, Backstrom Each Tally Two Points

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers by a score of 6-1 at Capital One Arena on Saturday afternoon to retake the lead in the the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series, 2-1. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Maple Leafs, 4-3 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game With Upper Body Injury

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-3, in the shootout, Sunday night at Capital One Arena. The shootout loss drops the Capitals record to 44-23-12 (100 points) on the season. They remain one point … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain High: Capitals Turn-In Best Game Of The Season In The Mile High City

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The warning signs were everywhere. By all accounts, the Colorado Avalanche would be an extremely tough “out” for the Washington Capitals on Monday night. The Avalanche held one of the league’s top two … Continue reading

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Capitals Topple Avalanche, 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 48th Goal Of The Season

Photo: Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2 Monday night at Ball Arena in Denver. The victory improves the Capitals record to 43-23-10 (96 points) on the season.

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“I Feel Like I’ve Grown As A Person and As A Hockey Player Too”: Marcus Johansson Talks His Return to Washington, the 2018 Stanley Cup, and Growth Ahead of His First Game Back

Screen cap: @Capitals At the 2022 NHL trade deadline, the Washington Capitals made two transactions, the most notable being the acquisition of forward Marcus Johansson, who played for the team for seven seasons from 2010-2017. The former first-round pick spoke … Continue reading

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Marcus Johansson Arrives, T.J. Oshie Takes Line Rushes, Vitek Vanecek To Start Tonight Against The Blues: News From Capitals Tuesday Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their gameday morning skate Tuesday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. As expected, Marcus Johansson, acquired in a trade with the Seattle Kraken on Monday, made his first (re)appearance.

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Marcus Johansson Spoke With Friend Nicklas Backstrom Prior To Boarding His Flight To D.C. On Monday: “It Will Be Really Fun To Be Teammates Again”

Photo: Robb Carr Marcus Johansen received the news that he was traded back to the Washington Capitals early Monday morning in Seattle. He spent the remainder of his suddenly hectic morning tending to a lengthy list of details before jumping … Continue reading

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“It’ll Be Fun to Have Him Back, I Think It’s Good For Our Team”, “He Brings A Lot to the Table…I Think That Strengthens Our Lineup”: Nicklas Backstrom, Peter Laviolette Speak on the Acquisition of Marcus Johansson

The Washington Capitals acquisition of longtime forward Marcus Johansson from the Seattle Kraken was one of two moves made by the team at the 2022 NHL trade deadline. As part of the deal with Seattle, the Capitals sent forward Daniel … Continue reading

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