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Be A Player: Rewind | Jarome Iginla

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Affectionately known as Iggy, the Edmonton-born former Calgary Flames captain has over 1,500 NHL games and exactly 1,300 points to his name – and a whole whack of hardware to fill out his trophy case.

June 7, 2018

TLA Rewind: Jagr repeats as 'most outstanding'

By: Nadia Vocaturo

NHLPA.com looks back at the outstanding 1999-00 seasons from finalists Jaromir Jagr, Chris Pronger, and Pavel Bure.

June 7, 2018

John Carlson thrives in playoff atmosphere

By: Chris Lomon

How would Mark Hunter describe Washington’s John Carlson’s one and only season with the London Knights? Untapped.

June 7, 2018

200 pucks a day pays off for Beagle

By: Chris Lomon

It was four years ago, just after the end of the 2013-14 NHL season, when Jay Beagle went to work almost daily to inject more offence into his game. Those efforts have certainly paid off.

June 5, 2018

My Top 5 | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Chris Lomon

Talk about your Capital gains. Washington’s star centre has been front and centre in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, averaging more than a point per game as the Eastern Conference champs seek their first crown.

June 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nicklas Backstrom

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Nicklas Backstrom surpassed the 20-point mark with a trio of assists in his seventh multi-point game of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Washington Capitals pulled off a 6-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights to move within one victory of hoisting hockey’s most coveted prize.

June 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Evgeny Kuznetsov returned to action Saturday Night with authority by posting his sixth multi-point outing of the postseason to help the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory and a 2-1 series lead over the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.

June 3, 2018

Reilly Smith's leading attitude dates back to university days

By: Chris Lomon

As he watched Game One of the Stanley Cup Final, Enrico Blasi could have picked out any number of things that reminded him of Vegas forward Reilly Smith’s time at Miami University. It was a look that topped the list.

May 31, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Stanley Cup Edition

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In honour of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, this week’s Be A Player: Rewind features a special Stanley Cup edition.

May 31, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Braden Holtby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With 37 saves, including a jaw-dropping third-period denial of Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch, Braden Holtby was simply outstanding in backing the Washington Capitals to an even series with a 3-2 win of Wednesday’s Game 2.

May 31, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Max Domi

By: NHLPA Staff

The embarrassing find on his playlist and the NFL team you can find him cheering for in this week's Player Q&A with Max Domi!

May 30, 2018

Former 60-goal scorer, Dennis Maruk, sees a bit of himself in current Caps

By: Chris Lomon

Dennis Maruk won’t be painting his face to feature the Washington Capitals logo, but the franchise’s first 60-goal scorer will be wearing his heart on his sleeve for the Stanley Cup Final.

May 29, 2018

My Top 5 | Marc-Andre Fleury

By: Chris Lomon

There’s no rolling the dice when Marc-Andre Fleury, who has his sights set on a fourth Stanley Cup championship, is between the pipes.

May 29, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Tomas Nosek

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Tomas Nosek scored the first game-winning goal of his NHL career to help the Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Final with a 6-4 victory in Monday night’s Game 1.

May 29, 2018

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 To Be Played in Lucan Community Memorial Centre

By: NHLPA Staff

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 winning community Lucan, Ontario to host NHL® pre-season game in Lucan Community Memorial Centre.

May 28, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Rob Blake

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In his first season with the Colorado Avalanche, which he would end by winning his first and only Stanley Cup, Rob Blake takes us back to the heyday of the 90s Los Angeles Kings.

May 24, 2018

Haula seizing chance in offensive role with Golden Knights

By: Chris Lomon

When Don Lucia spoke about the most underrated part of Erik Haula’s game, he handed out a series of gold stars for the Vegas Golden Knights forward.

May 24, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A man on a mission, Alex Ovechkin helped send the Washington Capitals to their second Stanley Cup Final, and first in his 13-season tenure, with an early goal that stood as the game-winner in a 4-0 blanking of the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night.

May 24, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Dmitry Orlov

By: NHLPA Staff

Russian Dumplings, detective movies – just a few of Dmitry Orlov's favourite things! Get to know the Washington Capitals' blueliner in this week's Player Q&A.

May 23, 2018

An unforgettable worlds in hometown for Nielsen

By: Tim Wharnsby

Frans Nielsen felt like a proud papa during the recently concluded 18-day 2018 IIHF World Championship contested in Denmark.

May 23, 2018