Tag Archives: Training Camp

Capitals’ Daniel Sprong: “These Scrimmages Are Important For Everyone”

Photo: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Washington Capitals forward Daniel Sprong told the media that “I feel pretty good. I felt [like] I was given some pretty good chances,” after the team’s first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday. He added that it … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Takes Lars Eller Off Of Capitals’ Power-Play Unit

After the Washington Capitals‘ first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday, the team finally moved towards practicing the power-play. First-year head coach Peter Laviolette opted to take center Lars Eller, who has been a fixture on the second unit for … Continue reading

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Zdeno Chara: “It Was Exciting To Put The Washington Capitals Jersey On”

Photo: @Capitals Defenseman Zdeno Chara told the media that “it was exciting to put the Washington Capitals jersey on,” be on the ice, and meet his new teammates after getting on the ice for the first time with the practice … Continue reading

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Craig Anderson: “I’d Like To Give It A Go And One More Shot”

Photo: @Capitals Unrestricted free agent goaltender Craig Anderson, who is attending Washington Capitals‘ training camp on a professional tryout, said head coach Peter Laviolette told him “to show I can compete and contribute” in his first conversation with him.

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Zdeno Chara Joins Capitals For First Time In Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals After completing his quarantine requirement and passing his physical testing, defenseman Zdeno Chara joined the Washington Capitals for the first time after signing a one-year contract with the team as an unrestricted free agent last Wednesday.

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “We Enjoy Coming To The Rink Even If It Means Working Hard.”

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie said on Tuesday morning that the team’s first couple of days under new head coach Peter Laviolette have “been great. He’s been very straight forward and direct. … Guys are taking [the transition] pretty well.”

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov: “This Is An Important Season For Me.”

Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov told the media on Tuesday that “I feel good — much, much better” after missing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a tweaked nerve, which was in the neck and shoulder area. He has been … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson: “The Mantra From Coach Is To Get Going Right Away”

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson said that new head coach Peter Laviolette’s system is “not that much different over the years.” He described it as some variation compared to others that he has played throughout his career.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin On Contract Extension: “Whenever It’s Done, It’s Done.”

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin told the media that he did not see GM Brian MacLellan today “but plenty of time” is left to negotiate a contract extension. The 35-year-old can become an unrestricted free agent on July 28. Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin Moved Down To Fourth-Line, Dmitry Orlov Begins Capitals’ Training Camp On Top Pair

Photo: @Capitals On his first day running practice for the Washington Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette has made some changes to his team’s lineup after they ended last season by going 15-14-3 in their final 32 regular-season games and went … Continue reading

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