Tag Archives: Marcus Johansson

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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Stick Taps to the Veterans: A Look At the Washington Capitals on Veterans’ Day

Nam Yuh/Associated Press November 11 is an important day in history. On November 11, 1918, Germany signed the armistice agreement with the Allies to end World War I. The anniversary of that date was commemorated by Armistice Day, eventually known … Continue reading

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Reviewing All Of The Washington Capitals First Round Draft Picks And How They Turned Out

The Washington Capitals will have the #24 overall pick in next week’s 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The Capitals have selected 24th overall just twice before, in 2009 when they chose Marcus Johansson, and in 1979 when they chose Errol Rausse. … Continue reading

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Marcus Johansson Is Looking Forward To Reuniting With Former Capitals’ Coach Dean Evason in Minnesota

Former Washington Capitals forward Marucs Johansson has been on the move since he was traded from Washington to New Jersey on July 2, 2017. With stops in New Jersey, Boston and Buffalo, Marcus is now off to his fourth team after being … Continue reading

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Let’s Go (Development) Camping: A Look Back At the Washington Capitals’ Development Camp of 2010

Photo: John McDonald/The Washington Post As I [NoVa Caps’ writer Diane Doyle] sit here writing this piece on a hot sunny day in July 2020, I think about what the summer season should represent. Normally, early July is the time … Continue reading

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A Look Back At The Capitals’ 2017 Expansion Draft Protection List

Photo: LVRJ With the Vegas Golden Knights in the midst of their third season as a franchise, NoVa Caps looks back at the Washington Capitals‘ protection list for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft to see whether they might change anything … Continue reading

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Former Capital Michael Latta Signs With The SHL’s Färjestad BK

Photo: Färjestad BK via Twitter Former Washington Capitals center Michael Latta is moving on to other things in the hockey world. He recently spent last season with the Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinental Hockey League in Beijing, China. Now, … Continue reading

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“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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