Tag Archives: Washington Capitals Alumni

“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

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One and Done: Washington Capitals One-Hit Wonders – Forwards

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

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Ryan Walter

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

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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

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Doug Jarvis

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

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John Erskine Talks About His New Coaching Job, His Coaching Style and Playing with Alex Ovechkin

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

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Capitals Announce “Alumni Game” Will Be Held After Outdoor Stadium Series Game

The Washington Capitals announced Thursday night that there will be a Caps Alumni game as part of the Outdoor Classic weekend festivities. The announcement was made at Caps Casino night, held at MGM National Harbor. The Capitals auctioned off a … Continue reading

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Brian Bellows – A Short But Memorable Capitals Career

Photos: Getty Images Brian Bellows spent the last part of the 1997-1998 season and the entire 1998-1999 season with the Washington Capitals.  The Caps turned out to be the last team for which he played.  While his tenure with the … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

The Capitals have had a number of great centers in their 43-year history in the NHL. One of those centers was Swede Bengt Gustafsson. In NoVa Caps’ latest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Michal Pivonka

Photo: NHL In the 43-year history of the Capitals, the team has had a number of talented, playmaking forwards. While current first-line center Nicklas Backstrom is the team’s all-time assists leader, the record was formerly held by one of the … Continue reading

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