Tag Archives: Washington Capitals Alumni
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
The Washington Capitals have had a total of 14 captains in their 46-year history in the NHL, with notable names such as Yvon Labre, Rod Langway, Dale Hunter, and Alex Ovechkin among them. While he may not have been as … Continue reading
Ovechkin Passes Former Capital and Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov to Become All-Time Scoring Russian in NHL History
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images A few weeks ago, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin tied former Capitals teammate and NHL great Sergei Fedorov for the most points all-time by a Russian-born player at 1,179 in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. … Continue reading
Photo: NHL A recent suspension of Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano ended the durable forward’s consecutive games played streak at 830 games, the All-Time Games Played streak of former Washington Capitals player, Doug Jarvis, remains unchallenged, even more than 20 years after … Continue reading
Photo: Patrick Kennedy/The Whig-Standard Last week we relayed to you the news that former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine has accepted an assistant coaching position with Queens University, in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario. This is Erskine’s first coaching job at … Continue reading