Tag Archives: Washington Capitals Alumni
Former Capitals Defenseman Brooks Orpik On Alex Ovechkin: “Every Time You Doubt Him…He Just Kind Of Turns It Up Another Gear”
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Brooks Orpik played 15 full seasons as an NHL defenseman, the last five of which came as a member and alternate captain of the Washington Capitals. On a recent appearance the That’s Hockey Talk podcast, the former … Continue reading
Scott Taestsch/Getty Images Over the course of his NHL career, Dmitry Orlov has been among the most durable of the Washington Capitals’ defensemen, and on Saturday night, provided the overtime heroics against the Detroit Red Wings.
“We Are Fighting Hard, Doing Our Best”: Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitri Khristich Sends Message From Ukraine
NHL While the National Hockey League’s regular season has continued as planned, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has weighed heavy on the minds of many of its players, past and present. Among them is former NHL and Washington Capitals forward … Continue reading
Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Joe Snively was a recent example of a player who grew up as a Washington Capitals fan, signed with the Capitals as a free agent after college and ultimately made his NHL debut with the team. Snively, who … Continue reading
Abelimages/Getty Images North America While last playing an NHL game during the 2017-18 season, former Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich formally announced his retirement from professional hockey today, ending an NHL career that spanned parts of 13 seasons.
Danielle Barr/CBC Battle of the Blades is a Canadian reality show where eight pairs of skaters (each consisting of a hockey player and a figure skater) compete against one another, with the prize money of $100,000 being donated to the … Continue reading
Photo: KHL Alexander Semin still enjoys playing hockey. After earlier attempts at retirement, the 36-year-old winger is back doing what he really loves.
“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
NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had … Continue reading