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Plays in National Hockey League Team colours Red + Navy + White + Black Town Washington, DC, USA Founded 1974

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct Cap Hit
GOALTENDERS
#35 Darcy Kuemper (G) 33 1990 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'5" 216 L 26/27 $5,250,000
#79 Charlie Lindgren (G) 30 1993 Lakeville, MN, USA 6'1" 183 R 24/25 $1,100,000
DEFENSEMEN
#27 Alexander Alexeyev (D) 24 1999 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'4" 214 L 24/25 $825,000
#25 Ethan Bear (D) 26 1997 Regina, SK, CAN 5'11" 196 R 24/25 $2,062,500
#74 John Carlson (D)   “A” 34 1990 Natick, MA, USA 6'3" 216 R 25/26 $8,000,000
#6 Joel Edmundson (D) 30 1993 Brandon, MB, CAN 6'5" 225 L 23/24 $1,750,000
#42 Martin Fehérváry (D) 24 1999 Bratislava, SVK 6'2" 203 L 25/26 $2,675,000
#3 Nick Jensen (D) 33 1990 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'1" 205 R 25/26 $4,050,000
#38 Rasmus Sandin (D) 23 2000 Uppsala, SWE 5'11" 179 L 23/24 $1,400,000
#57 Trevor van Riemsdyk (D) 32 1991 Middletown, NJ, USA 6'3" 192 R 25/26 $3,000,000
FORWARDS
#96 Nicolas Aubé-Kubel (RW/C) 27 1996 Slave Lake, AB, CAN 5'11" 187 R 23/24 $1,225,000
#19 Nicklas Bäckström (C)   “A”   36 1987 Valbo, SWE 6'0" 203 L 24/25 $9,200,000
#26
Nic Dowd (C/RW) 33 1990 Huntsville, AL, USA 6'2" 196 R 24/25 $1,300,000
#72
Pierrick Dubé (RW) 23 2001 Lyon, FRA 5'9" 172 R 24/25 $870,000
#92 Yevgeni Kuznetsov (C) 31 1992 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'1" 205 L 24/25 $7,800,000
#29 Hendrix Lapierre (C) 22 2002 Gatineau, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 L 24/25 $863,333
#47 Beck Malenstyn (LW) 26 1998 White Rock, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L 23/24 $762,500
#39 Anthony Mantha (RW/LW) 29 1994 Longueuil, QC, CAN 6'5" 234 L 23/24 $5,700,000
#24 Connor McMichael (C) 23 2001 Scarborough, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L 23/24 $863,333
#15 Sonny Milano (LW) 27 1996 Massapequa, NY, USA 6'0" 194 L 25/26 $1,900,000
#63 Ivan Miroshnichenko (LW) 20 2004 Ussuriysk, RUS 6'1" 194 R 25/26 $950,000
#77 T.J. Oshie (RW)   “A” 37 1986 Mt. Vernon, WA, USA 5'11" 190 R 24/25 $5,750,000
#8 Alexander Ovechkin (LW)   “C” 38 1985 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 236 R 25/26 $9,500,000
#67 Max Pacioretty (LW) 35 1988 New Canaan, CT, USA 6'2" 216 L 23/24 $2,000,000
#21 Alexei Protas (C) 23 2001 Vitebsk, BLR 6'6" 225 L 28/29 $789,167
#23 Mike Sgarbossa (C) 31 1992 Campbellville, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L 24/25 $775,000
#17 Dylan Strome (C) 26 1997 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'3" 201 L 27/28 $5,000,000
#43 Tom Wilson (RW)   “A” 29 1994 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'4" 220 R 30/31 $5,166,667
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 18 | Av Age: 28.75 years | Av Ht: 6'2" | Av Wt: 202 lbs | Compare with other teams
Total Cap Hit: $85,310,651
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Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 11 players
8 players
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2 players
1 player
1 player
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Experience Washington Capitals: 7 847 GP
NHL: 12 021 GP
WC: 292 GP
OG: 43 GP
SHL: 174 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 42 GP
KHL: 396 GP
AHL: 2 988 GP
NL: 5 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Hershey Bears (AHL)
South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL)
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Arena Information
Arena Name Capital One Arena Location Washington, DC, USA Capacity 18 506 Construction Year 1997
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/26/2024
02/26/2024 Up/Down Joining Ivan Miroshnichenko (F) Joining from Hershey Bears
02/23/2024
02/23/2024 Up/Down Joining Hendrix Lapierre (F) Joining from Hershey Bears
02/21/2024
02/21/2024 Up/Down Joining Pierrick Dubé (F) Joining from Hershey Bears
02/16/2024
02/16/2024 Confirmed Leaving Matthew Phillips (F) Leaving for Pittsburgh Penguins
02/05/2024
02/05/2024 Up/Down Joining Mike Sgarbossa (F) Joining from Hershey Bears
01/23/2024
01/23/2024 Up/Down Leaving Hendrix Lapierre (F) Leaving for Hershey Bears
01/19/2024
01/19/2024 Extension Alexei Protas (F)
01/09/2024
01/09/2024 Up/Down Leaving Hunter Shepard (G) Leaving for Hershey Bears
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 NHL 84 39 10 35 - - 277 263 88 1.05 12 Conference SF loss
1994-1995 NHL 48 22 8 18 - - 136 120 52 1.08 10 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 39 11 32 - - 234 204 89 1.09 10 Conference QF loss
1996-1997 NHL 82 33 9 40 - - 214 231 75 0.91 18 Did not make playoffs
1997-1998 NHL 82 40 12 30 - - 219 202 92 1.12 8 Final loss
1998-1999 NHL 82 31 6 45 - - 200 218 68 0.83 23 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 NHL 82 44 12 24 - 2 227 194 102 1.24 5 Conference QF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 41 10 27 - 4 233 211 96 1.17 10 Conference QF loss
2001-2002 NHL 82 36 11 33 - 2 228 240 85 1.04 19 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 39 8 29 - 6 224 220 92 1.12 13 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 NHL 82 23 10 46 - 3 186 253 59 0.72 28 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 29 - 41 - 12 237 306 70 0.85 27 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 NHL 82 28 - 40 - 14 235 286 70 0.85 27 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 NHL 82 43 - 31 - 8 242 231 94 1.15 12 Conference QF loss
2008-2009 NHL 82 50 - 24 - 8 272 245 108 1.32 4 Conference SF loss
2009-2010 NHL 82 54 - 15 - 13 318 233 121 1.48 1 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 NHL 82 48 - 23 - 11 224 197 107 1.30 2 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 42 - 32 - 8 222 230 92 1.12 15 Conference SF loss
2012-2013 NHL 48 27 - 18 - 3 149 130 57 1.19 10 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 NHL 82 38 - 30 - 14 235 240 90 1.10 17 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NHL 82 45 - 26 - 11 242 203 101 1.23 9 Conference SF loss
2015-2016 NHL 82 56 - 18 - 8 252 193 120 1.46 1 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 NHL 82 55 - 19 - 8 263 182 118 1.44 1 Conference SF loss
2017-2018 NHL 82 49 - 26 - 7 259 239 105 1.28 6 Champion
2018-2019 NHL 82 48 - 26 - 8 278 249 104 1.27 4 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 NHL 69 41 - 20 - 8 240 215 90 1.30 5 Conference QF loss
2020-2021 NHL 56 36 - 15 - 5 191 163 77 1.38 7 Conference QF loss
2021-2022 NHL 82 35 - 26 9 12 275 245 100 1.22 8 Conference QF loss
2022-2023 NHL 82 27 - 37 8 10 255 265 80 0.98 13 Did not make playoffs
2023-2024 NHL 56 20 - 21 6 9 144 175 61 1.09 10 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Nicolas Deschamps (F) 2023-2024 Grenoble Ligue Magnus 42 16 36 52 20
2. Daniel Carr (F) 2023-2024 HC Lugano NL 37 17 26 43 61
3. Jakub Klepis (F) 2023-2024 Rytíři Kladno Czechia 46 7 31 38 31
4. Johan Larsson (F) 2023-2024 Brynäs IF HockeyAllsvenskan 41 17 20 37 49
5. Daniel Sprong (F) 2023-2024 Detroit Red Wings NHL 58 16 21 37 22
6. Philippe Maillet (F) 2023-2024 Laval Rocket AHL 46 13 24 37 6
7. Jakub Jerabek (D) 2023-2024 HC Oceláři Třinec Czechia 49 5 30 35 14
8. Garrett Pilon (F) 2023-2024 Belleville Senators AHL 44 12 22 34 8
9. Chandler Stephenson (F) 2023-2024 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 54 12 22 34 23
10. Shane Gersich (F) 2023-2024 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 43 17 13 30 4
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 1400 838 689 1527
2. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 1105 271 762 1033
3. Peter Bondra (F) 961 472 353 825
4. Mike Gartner (F) 758 397 392 789
5. John Carlson (D) 983 144 510 654
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 1400 838 689 1527
2. Peter Bondra (F) 961 472 353 825
3. Mike Gartner (F) 758 397 392 789
4. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 1105 271 762 1033
5. Mike Ridley (F) 588 218 329 547
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 1105 271 762 1033
2. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 1400 838 689 1527
3. John Carlson (D) 983 144 510 654
4. Michal Pivonka (F) 825 181 418 599
5. Yevgeni Kuznetsov (F) 723 171 397 568
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dale Hunter (F) 872 181 556 2003
2. Scott Stevens (D) 601 98 429 1628
3. Tom Wilson (F) 735 141 319 1389
4. Craig Berube (F) 419 26 64 1220
5. Alan May (F) 345 27 69 1189
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 1400 838 689 1527
2. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 1105 271 762 1033
3. Calle Johansson (D) 984 113 361 474
4. John Carlson (D) 983 144 510 654
5. Peter Bondra (F) 961 472 353 825
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Dennis Maruk (F) 343 182 431 1.26
2. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 1400 838 1527 1.09
3. Jaromír Jágr (F) 190 83 201 1.06
4. Mike Gartner (F) 758 397 789 1.04
5. Mike Ribeiro (F) 48 13 49 1.02
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dennis Maruk (F) 1981-1982 NHL 80 60 76 136 1.70 128
2. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2007-2008 NHL 82 65 47 112 1.37 40
3. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2008-2009 NHL 79 56 54 110 1.39 72
4. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2009-2010 NHL 72 50 59 109 1.51 89
5. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2005-2006 NHL 81 52 54 106 1.31 52
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2007-2008 NHL 82 65 47 112 1.37 40
2. Dennis Maruk (F) 1981-1982 NHL 80 60 76 136 1.70 128
3. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2008-2009 NHL 79 56 54 110 1.39 72
4. Bobby Carpenter (F) 1984-1985 NHL 80 53 42 95 1.19 87
5. Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2014-2015 NHL 81 53 28 81 1.00 58
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dennis Maruk (F) 1981-1982 NHL 80 60 76 136 1.70 128
2. Adam Oates (F) 2000-2001 NHL 81 13 69 82 1.01 28
3. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 2009-2010 NHL 82 33 68 101 1.23 50
4. Nicklas Bäckström (F) 2008-2009 NHL 82 22 66 88 1.07 46
5. Michal Pivonka (F) 1995-1996 NHL 73 16 65 81 1.11 36
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alan May (F) 1989-1990 NHL 77 7 10 17 0.22 339
2. Craig Berube (F) 1993-1994 NHL 84 7 7 14 0.17 305
3. Neil Sheehy (D) 1989-1990 NHL 59 1 5 6 0.10 291
4. Scott Stevens (D) 1986-1987 NHL 77 10 51 61 0.79 283
5. Randy Holt (D) 1982-1983 NHL 70 0 8 8 0.11 275
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'2" 202 lbs 28.75
2022-2023 6'1" 201 lbs 28.92
2021-2022 6'1" 201 lbs 28.18
2020-2021 6'2" 205 lbs 29.46
2019-2020 6'1" 204 lbs 27.68
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2023
1 #8 Ryan Leonard (C) 01/21/2005 Amherst, MA, USA 6'0" 190 lbs
2 #40 Andrew Cristall (LW) 02/04/2005 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'10" 174 lbs
4 #104 Patrick Thomas (C) 08/21/2004 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'0" 172 lbs
5 #136 Cam Allen (D) 01/07/2005 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 lbs
7 #200 Brett Hyland (LW/C) 02/18/2003 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'11" 194 lbs
7 #206 Antoine Keller (G) 10/06/2004 Dijon, FRA 6'3" 176 lbs
2022
1 #20 Ivan Miroshnichenko (LW) 02/04/2004 Ussuriysk, RUS 6'1" 194 lbs
2 #37 Ryan Chesley (D) 02/27/2004 Mahtomedi, MN, USA 6'0" 201 lbs
3 #70 Alexander Suzdalev (LW) 03/05/2004 Khabarovsk, RUS 6'2" 176 lbs
3 #85 Ludwig Persson (C/LW) 10/08/2003 Göteborg, SWE 6'0" 185 lbs
5 #149 Jake Karabela (C) 03/07/2004 Guelph, ON, CAN 5'11" 172 lbs
6 #181 Ryan Hofer (C) 05/10/2002 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'3" 192 lbs
7 #213 David Gucciardi (D) 10/09/2002 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 190 lbs
2021
2 #55 Vincent Iorio (D) 11/14/2002 Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'3" 201 lbs
3 #80 Brent Johnson (D) 03/20/2003 Dallas, TX, USA 5'11" 174 lbs
4 #119 Joaquim Lemay (D) 07/28/2002 St-Pierre-les-Becquets, QC, CAN 6'1" 185 lbs
5 #151 Håkon Hänelt (F/D) 06/01/2003 Berlin, GER 6'0" 185 lbs
6 #176 Dru Krebs (D) 02/16/2003 Okotoks, AB, CAN 6'1" 185 lbs
6 #183 Chase Clark (G) 04/08/2002 Williamsville, NY, USA 6'6" 218 lbs
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
2018 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup

Alexander Ovechkin - Yevgeni Kuznetsov - Tom Wilson
Jakub Vrána - Nicklas Bäckström - T.J. Oshie
André Burakovsky - Lars Eller - Brett Connolly
Chandler Stephenson - Jay Beagle - Devante Smith-Pelly

Michal Kempny - John Carlson
Dmitri Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - Christian Djoos

Braden Holtby
(Philipp Grubauer)