Tag Archives: Mike Green

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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Offensive Defensemen: 20-Goal Scorers From The Washington Capitals Blueline

One notable Washington Capitals tradition has been defensemen who were also great contributors on the offensive end. Throughout the years, the Capitals have had eight  defensemen on their roster who have topped 20 goals.

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Washington Capitals Players Speak Out Against Racism, Participate in “Blackout Tuesday”

The death of George Floyd has sparked many athletes to voice their opinions, demand change, and to speak out against racism. Washington Capitals players took to social media expressing their thoughts as well as participating in “Blackout Tuesday”, which is … Continue reading

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A “Hot Stick” in the Sunshine State – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – March 19, 2009

Photo: AP/Mike Carlson In mid-March of the 2008-09 season, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was chasing the 50-goal milestone for the third time in his career, in his fourth season in the NHL. At that time, the Capitals were … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals’ Nick Jensen “Might Be Available At Trade Deadline,” Team Could Be Interested In Red Wings’ Mike Green

Photo: On Tap Magazine According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals might have made defenseman Nick Jensen available at the trade deadline. He also mentioned that the team could have interest in former Capitals and current Detroit Red Wings … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers – 1/3/2009 – Saturday Night’s For Bad Fighting

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America Just over 11 years ago, the Washington Capitals played the New York Rangers in their second home game of the new year on January 3, 2009. In this latest Retro Recap, Diane Doyle takes a … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers – December 5, 2009: Saint Nicholas Day and Sucker Punches in Philadelphia

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals recently playing the Anaheim Ducks on Saint Nicholas Day 2019 in a game marked with physical altercations, NoVa Caps takes look back on a game 10 years ago on the day … Continue reading

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