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Washington Capitals

  • Year of foundation: 1974
  • Colours: red, blue, white
  • Club status: active
  • Address: Washington Capitals
    627 North Glebe Rd
    Suite 850
    Arlington, VA 22203
  • Phone: +1 202 266 2350
  • Fax: +1 202 266 2360
  • Email: guestservices@washcaps.com
  • WWW: http://capitals.nhl.com/
Washington Capitals is major league affiliate of: Hershey Bears
South Carolina Stingrays

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Season 2019-2020

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This club in 2019-2020: NHL

Recent gamesseason 2019-2020
Aug. 16 20 | 12:00New York Islanders - Washington Capitals2-1 OT
Aug. 18 20 | 20:00New York Islanders - Washington Capitals2-3
Aug. 20 20 | 20:00Washington Capitals - New York Islanders0-4
Current rosterseason 2019-2020
# Pos Player name State Born Height Weight Shoots  
70GBraden Holtby16.09.1989185 cm92 kgright
30GIlya Samsonov22.02.1997191 cm93 kgleft
GVítek Vaněček09.01.1996185 cm82 kgright
74DJohn Carlson10.01.1990190 cm95 kgright
4DBrenden Dillon13.11.1990188 cm90 kgleft
29DChristian Djoos06.08.1994181 cm70 kgleft
42DMartin Fehervary06.10.1999186 cm86 kgleft
33DRadko Gudas05.06.1990181 cm87 kgright
3DNick Jensen21.09.1990185 cm89 kgright
6DMichal Kempny08.09.1990185 cm87 kgleft
78DTyler Lewington05.12.1994185 cm86 kgright
9DDmitry Orlov23.07.1991180 cm85 kgleft
34DJonas Siegenthaler06.05.1997190 cm100 kgleft
19CNicklas Bäckström23.11.1987184 cm83 kgleft
72FTravis Boyd14.09.1993180 cm83 kgleft
26CNic Dowd27.05.1990188 cm89 kgright
20CLars Eller08.05.1989185 cm90 kgleft
62LWCarl Hagelin23.08.1988182 cm83 kgleft
21FGarnett Hathaway23.11.1991188 cm91 kgright
17LWIlya Kovalchuk15.04.1983190 cm101 kgright
92FEvgeny Kuznetsov19.05.1992190 cm85 kgleft
28CBrendan Leipsic19.05.1994178 cm82 kgleft
47CBeck Malenstyn04.02.1998183 cm78 kgleft
77CT.J. Oshie23.12.1986180 cm77 kgright
8RWAlexander Ovechkin17.09.1985189 cm91 kgright
14FRichard Panik07.02.1991188 cm94 kgleft
64CBrian Pinho11.05.1995183 cm78 kgright
23CMichael Sgarbossa25.07.1992180 cm78 kgleft
18LWChandler Stephenson22.04.1994180 cm91 kgleft
13FJakub Vrana28.02.1996183 cm85 kgleft
43RWTom Wilson29.03.1994193 cm90 kgright
Coach name State Born Coach position  
Todd Reirden25.06.1971Head Coach

* no longer in the club

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Ovechkin joins Team Russia

The Russian national team announced today that Alexander Ovechkin of Washington Capitals will join the team for the rest of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.

So will his teammates defenceman Dmitry Orlov and forward Evgeny Kuznetsov.

(11 May 2016)

Dmitri Orlov forced to leave Russia

Washington Capitals defender Dmitri Orlov broke his arm during the second period of the match against the United States and was forced to leave the team
"For Orlov the World Championship is over - said Russia GM Andrei Safronov - Today he will fly to Washington. For the Russian team is more than a serious loss. It is a pity that in three consecutive games we lose players "

(13 May 2014)

Martin Erat for Sobotka

Czech Republic Federation announced the name of player to replace injured Vladimir Sobota in the roster for Olympics: it's Washington Capitals Martin Erat. The 32-years-old will play his third Olympics after Turin and Vancouver

(05 Feb 2014)

Ovechkin leaves Washington

The captain of Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin will leave the location of the club and will miss an exhibition game because of participation in the ceremony of the lighting of the Olympic flame of the Winter Games in Sochi.
The ceremony will be held in Greece on September 29. Ovechkin becomes the first Russian Olympic torchbearer of the event.

(27 Sep 2013)

Olaf Kolzig named goaltender coach at Capitals

The Washington Capitals announced to have promoted former team's goalie Olaf Kolzig to head goaltender coach.
After retirement Kolzig worked as associate goaltender coach for Capitals

"Olie has a wealth of knowledge and experience and we believe with him spending the past two seasons as the associate goaltending coach he is ready to take the next step in his coaching career," said General Manager George McPhee.

(04 Sep 2013)

Reading Royals become Capitals and Bears affiliate

The Reading Royals of the ECHL, the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League and the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League jointly announced that they have entered into an exclusive affiliation arrangement, under which the Royals will receive players designated for assignment within the professional hockey operations development systems of the Capitals and Bears
"We are very pleased to announce our new ECHL affiliation with the Reading Royals," said Capitals' General Manager George McPhee. "The Royals are a first-class organization where our prospects will be playing in an environment that will help them develop to their ultimate potential. We feel the proximity to both Washington and our AHL affiliate in Hershey will be beneficial to all three clubs."

(09 Jul 2012)

Washington Capitals get new coach

After one season in Tampa Bay and two seasons behind the New Jersey Devils' bench as an assistant coach, Adam Oates has his first job as head coach. He has signed with the Washington Capitals, replacing his former teammate Dale Hunter.

(26 Jun 2012)

Ovechkin won’t play All Star Game

Upcoming January 29 All-Star Game won't count with Aleksandr Ovechkin. After the three games suspension taken for a charging incident with Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek last Sunday, Ovechkin said he dosn't deserve to partecipate in All-Star Game as a suspended player. In a statement NHL said it had "no intention of pursuing this matter further."

(25 Jan 2012)

Capitals named new coach

Washington Capitals fired head coach Bruce Boudreau on Monday after a disappointing league start and a 5-1 loss to the Sabres on Saturday. Former team captain Dale Hunter was named new team's head coach. Hunter, 51, is one of just four players to have their numbers retired by the Washington Capitals. He captained the Capitals from the 1994-95 season until the 1998-99 and was named to the NHL All-Star Team in 1997. He played in 872 games for the Capitals from 1987-99 with 556 points (181 goals, 375 goals). As coach Hunter had spent the past 11 seasons in the Ontario Hockey League as coach of the London Knights.

(28 Nov 2011)
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