Tag Archives: Nick Jensen

Five Burning Questions For The Capitals In 2020-21

Photo: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals made some big changes after their second consecutive first-round exit and allowing an average of 3.44 goals-per-game after December 22, the highest among teams that participated in the NHL’s return-to-play format. After … Continue reading

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A Look At Possible Trade Partners For Capitals

After signing three right-handed defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue in free agency, the Washington Capitals are currently more than $1 million over the NHL salary cap. The only solution: someone appears to be heading out the … Continue reading

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Capitals Doing Well To Avoid ‘Scary’ Contracts List (So Far)

Fans always have certain player contracts that simply drive them nuts. Whether it’s cost or perceived lack of production value, there are always one or two (maybe more) contracts that just don’t sit well. However, believe it (or not), the … Continue reading

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After Some Offseason Turnover, What Will The Capitals’ Defensive Lineup Look Like On Opening Night?

Photo: Newsbreak After allowing an average of 3.32 goals-per-game from December 8 on during the regular season (the third-worst in the NHL and the worst among teams that participated in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers), the Washington Capitals made some … Continue reading

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Fixing The Washington Capitals Defense

One of the most glaring issues with the Washington Capitals during the 2019-20 season was the performance of the team’s defense. The team struggled to find consistency on the back-end, resulting in then head coach Todd Reirden regularly mixing up … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage For the Bubble: Washington Capitals’ Family Members Bid Farewell As Stanley Cup Playoff Action Approaches

Photo: @paigemdowd via Nicole Marie Photography As the Washington Capitals (save for goaltender Ilya Samsonov) set to depart for Canada for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs after four months of time at home with family, many of the players’ spouses, … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Second Team Scrimmage; Alex Alexeyev Joins Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still A No Show: Day 7 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals We’re getting closer. The Washington Capitals were back to work on Monday for day 7 of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will be off on Tuesday, then hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nick Jensen: “I Don’t Think There Was Ever A Moment Where We Even Thought About Opting-Out” 

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen spoke to the media on a Zoom call following today’s scrimmage on the fifth day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. He discussed how important … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Returns; Alex Alexeyev, Ilya Samsonov and Shane Gersich Do Not Participate In Practice – News From Day 2 of Capitals Training Camp:

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for day 2 of their 2020 Playoffs training camp. As was the case on Monday, Tuesday’s camp consisted of two separate training sessions, one in the morning and one in the … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Headlines Six Capitals Players Joining Informal Skates

Forward Jakub Vrana, defenseman Radko Gudas, center Nic Dowd, defenseman Nick Jensen, forward Travis Boyd, and forward Richard Panik all joined the Washington Capitals’ informal skates on Friday, three days before training camp kicks off for the 2020 Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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