Tag Archives: Mike Green

“And The Washington Capitals Select…”: Recent Washington Capitals Drafts to Remember

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In this post we will take a look at some of the more memorable drafts in which the Washington Capitals participated. This includes drafts that are remembered, due to events leading up to the draft, including … Continue reading

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Stick Taps to Nicky: Former and Current Teammates, Fellow Swedes, And More Pay Tribute To Nicklas Backstrom on the Night of His 1,000th Game

Photo: Getty Images Center Nicklas Backstrom has been not only an important piece of the Washington Capitals’ core for the past 14 seasons, he has been one of the franchise’s best players to have laced the skates. That’s why the … Continue reading

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John Carlson Ties And Passes Mike Green and Calle Johansson For Third All-Time In Goals Among Capitals Defenseman

Getty Images Already the franchise leader in Points and Assists among defenseman, John Carlson scored his eighth and ninth goals of the 2020-21 season in the Washington Capitals’ April 1 tilt against the New York Islanders, moving closer to taking … Continue reading

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To Hockey, With Love: A Look at the Washington Capitals on Valentine’s Day

Christian Peterson/Getty Images North America February 14, better known as Valentine’s Day, is a day typically associated with romantic occasions with one’s significant other. While Valentine’s Day has not typically been a “standing” date on the Washington Capitals’ calendar, the … Continue reading

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Many Goals And A Decade Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2010-11 Season

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images North America The 2010-11 edition of the Washington Capitals entered the regular season on the heels of a 2009-10 campaign in which the team won had the best record in the National Hockey League. During the 2009-10 … 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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John Carlson Named To First All-Star Team

Moments after it was announced that Capitals defenseman John Carlson finished second to Predators Roman Josi in the 2020 Norris Trophy voting, the NHL announced that Carlson was selected to the league’s First All-Star Team.

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52 In A Decade – Remembering Mike Green’s Time With the Washington Capitals

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America A few days ago, former and longtime Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons, 10 of them in Washington. Over the course of his time in the District, … Continue reading

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List Of Players That Have Chosen to ‘Opt-Out’ of 2020 NHL Playoffs

As a condition of the ratified ‘Return to Play’ plan approved by both the NHL and NHLPA, players not wishing to participate in the 2020 playoffs have the option to ‘opt out’ without penalty. Players have until 5:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Defenseman Mike Green Opts Out Of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs For Oilers

Photo: Sportsnet The Edmonton Oilers announced on Saturday that former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green has opted out for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He is now the third player to opt-out from the tournament after Calgary Flames defenseman Travis … Continue reading

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