Tag Archives: Players

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

Posted in History, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Backhand Beauty: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Postseason Goal of 2020, Moves Into Tie For 20th on All-Time Playoff Goals List

After playing over 24 minutes in the Washington Capitals’ Game 1 loss to the New York Islanders on Wednesday evening with no points and team “L” to show for it, Alex Ovechkin wasted no time on Friday night, putting the … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Playoffs, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“It’ll Hopefully Be A Long Run For Us”: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jonas Siegenthaler Speak to the Media Before the Start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs less than 24 hours away, the Washington Capitals are getting used to life in the hub city bubble and gearing up for their first meaningful game action in over four months. On Sunday, members … Continue reading

Posted in Interview, News, NHL, Players, Playoffs, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Ovechkin Immediately Proved His Greatness” – Former Washington Capitals Forward Tomas Fleischmann Talks Alex Ovechkin, Current Endeavors, the Premature End of His NHL Career and More

Photo: NHLPA On July 6, 2020, Pavel Mandát published an article with hokej.cz interviewing former NHL player, Tomas Fleischmann, about his career.  The title of that article in the original Czech is “Fleischmann’s Confession: The NHL Star and the Premature … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Report: At Least Three Canadiens Players Test Positive For COVID-19 On Eve Of Phase Three

Photo: Provencher Roy According to The Athletic’s Arpon Basu, sources have said “at least three” Montreal Canadiens players have tested positive for COVID-19 on the eve of training camp.

Posted in News, NHL, Players, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Games, News, Players, Playoffs | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NHL Will Release Awards Finalists Throughout Next Week

Photo: @Capitals The NHL will release its awards finalists for the 2019-20 regular season throughout next week. However, the King Clancy (awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, NHL Awards | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Report: Multiple Players Will Opt Out Of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, “multiple” NHL players are considering opting out the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is set to begin on Saturday, August 1 in Edmonton (for the Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern).

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lightning Players, Staff Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Return To Informal Skates

Photo: Carrie Underwood Fans The three Tampa Bay Lightning players and two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19, which forced the team to shut down their facilities for five days after phase two of the NHL’s return-to-play plan opened … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NHL Positive COVID-19 Test Count Up To 35 Since Phase Two Begun

Photo: Missourinet The NHL announced on Monday morning that 23 players have tested positive for COVID-19 since phase two opened on June 8. In addition, 12 others who have not been in phase two protocol have tested positive for the … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Players, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment