Tag Archives: Nick Jensen

Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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A Look At Nic Dowd and Nick Jensen: Capitals’ Players Going To The Stanley Cup Playoffs For The First Time

Photo: NBC Sports Washington It is an exciting time for the Washington Capitals as they prepare for their First Round series against the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For center Nic Dowd and defenseman Nick Jensen, it … Continue reading

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Capitals Bump Nick Jensen Up To Pair With John Carlson

Photo: Sports Illustrated The Washington Capitals made some changes in their defensive pairings when they practiced on Wednesday, most notably elevating defenseman Nick Jensen to a pairing with John Carlson, giving the team a pair with two right-handed defensemen. Defenseman … Continue reading

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With Kempny On the Sidelines, the Capitals Will Need More Contributions From the Depth Defensemen

Despite Michal Kempny’s leg injury, the Washington Capitals are in good shape defensively. Continue reading

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Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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New Guys Carl Hagelin, Nick Jensen Pushing Pace Of Practice

The Washington Capitals held practice Monday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, a day after completing the New York weekend sweep over the Islanders and Rangers. With the weekend sweep, the Capitals returned to the top of the Metropolitan Division, two … Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Game Day Skate: The Calm Before The Storm

The Washington Capitals are back in action tonight when they host the Ottawa Senators at Capital One Arena. This is the third and final meeting between the two teams this season. The Capitals shutout Ottawa 4-0 in their first meeting back … Continue reading

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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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With the Acquisitions of Hagelin and Jensen, the Capitals Receive Some Much-Needed Speed

The Washington Capitals hope to bolster their chances of winning the Stanley Cup by adding quickness to their lineup. Continue reading

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