Eller, a revered figure in his homeland, hopes more Danish players get the same opportunities to reach the NHL level.
The 30-year-old Smith-Pelly played with four NHL teams over a 12-year professional hockey career.
Ovechkin became the third NHL player to reach 800 career goals.
Strome, who signed as a free agent with the Washington Capitals in July, has had a jam-packed offseason.
No timeline was given on his return other than the team saying Backstrom will begin a “lengthy” rehabilitation and recovery process immediately.
The long rehabilitation time frame means Wilson is on track to miss at least the first month of the season, if not more.
Launched in 2018, Dowd's Crowd provides children with sensory needs the opportunity to attend Washington Capitals games.
Dowd will count $1.3 million against the salary cap each of the past three seasons, almost double his current $750,000 value.
The winger who captained the Capitals to their only Stanley Cup in franchise history is now under contract through the 2025-26 season.
From tear-jerkers to getting his groove on, One Minute with Alex Ovechkin covers it all.
Inspired in part by his mother Tatyana, a 2x Olympic gold medal basketball player, Alex Ovechkin is all in on supporting female soccer and the D.C community.
Teammates would be surprised if Ovechkin isn't back.
Alex Ovechkin makes some buzzer-beater decisions in a round of This or That.
Forward Conor Sheary re-signed with the Washington Capitals for two years and $3 million on Wednesday.
The Washington Capitals signed defenceman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a two-year, $1.9 million contract extension on Sunday.
Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th goal to pass Phil Esposito for sole possession of sixth on the NHL’s career list.
From fundraising for Hath's Heroes to preparing for his new role as a father, Garnet Hathaway's plate is full and that's just the way he likes it.
With a visit to his new city and freshly designed gear almost in hand, the Henrik Lundqvist is feeling right at home with the Washington Capitals.
The Washington Capitals have fired coach Todd Reirden after a second consecutive first-round exit in the playoffs.
The Eller family has once again stepped up to help others in their community.