Tag Archives: Marcus Johansson

“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals Draft Day Regrets – 2000 Through 2010

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as … Continue reading

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A Retrospective On The Last Decade of Draft Picks by the Washington Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals The NHL Entry Draft is the most cost-efficient method for teams to acquire talent. The best teams are able to cultivate talent from each draft, re-stocking prospect pipelines — and even NHL-ready players. Teams that draft effectively … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom On Former Teammate Marcus Johansson: “I Feel Like Maybe If Anyone Deserves To Win It This Year, It’s Him In Boston.’’

Photo: Zimbio According to Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, the Washington Capitals are interested in a reunion with forward Marcus Johansson, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Johansson is in the final year of a three-year … Continue reading

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Former Capital Marcus Johansson Marries Long Time Girlfriend

On Saturday, August 25, former Washington Capitals forward, Marcus Johansson, married his long-time girlfriend, Amelia Falk, in an outdoor wedding in Borgvik, Värmlands Län, Sweden, about 25 kilometers west of Karlstad. 

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The Cupless Caps: An Open Letter to the Former Caps Who Just Missed the Glory

Paul Sancya/Associated Press We’ve all thought about it at one point or another since June, “I wish _____ had been on the team when the Capitals won the Stanley Cup”. It’s common to grow a personal fondness to certain players, … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan’s Final Thoughts in DC Before Heading to Vegas

Earlier this week, for the first time since the Washington Capitals became the Eastern Conference Champions and punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan publicly addressed the media and answered questions about the state … Continue reading

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So Many Reasons to Keep Winning, Two of Them Right Here!

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images My family room likely looked a lot like your family room right around 10pm last night – sheer joy! Screaming – literally jumping for joy – and lots of hugs and high fives! I kept … Continue reading

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After A Big Contract Extension, Evgeny Kuznetsov is Playing the Best Hockey Of His Career

Evgeny Kuznetsov is playing some of the best hockey of his career after earning a big contract extension last summer. Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Symmetric Rivalry – Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010-11 Season

Photo: Capitals With the Philadelphia Flyers having just played at Capital One Arena on January 21, 2018 and about to return just 10 days later, it is time to think back to other matchups between these two teams.  The rivalry … Continue reading

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