john carlson

Move over Norris. John Carlson making a case for the Hart trophy.
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Chris Lingebach
December 08, 2019 - 6:05 pm
It's been 20 years since an NHL defenseman has won the Hart trophy. Could John Carlson snap the streak? It's not as crazy as you might think.
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin celebrates after a Tom Wilson scored a goal.
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Ben Krimmel
December 05, 2019 - 8:15 am
The Washington Capitals need to call Fire Marshall Bill for a Fire Safety Week after Alex Ovechkin uses a blowtorch on the bench. But don't let Bill near en fuego John Carlson.
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Carlson: Caps' defense ready to take on GM's challenge
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Chris Lingebach
November 27, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Challenge accepted, John Carlson says of GM Brian MacLellan's public criticism of the Capitals' defensive consistency.
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Carlson: Garnet Hathaway suspension 'completely excessive'
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Chris Lingebach
November 20, 2019 - 3:27 pm
The NHL suspends Caps forward Garnet Hathaway three games for spitting. John Carlson reacts moments later, calling the punishment "completely excessive."
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Samsonov, Siegenthaler showing Caps have a bright future
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Chris Lingebach
November 15, 2019 - 7:45 pm
The Caps' ever-extending 'window' will remain open for as long as their youth movement thrives. So they should be comforted to know that a pair of 22-year-olds are thriving now.
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John Carlson celebrates a win with rookie goaltender Ilya Samsonov
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Chris Lingebach
November 07, 2019 - 6:29 pm
Ever modest, John Carlson says literally nothing's changed for him in his first season as an alternate captain. That matters not, as Carlson's leading the way with his play.
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Alex Ovechkin on the verge of NHL history this season
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Chris Lingebach
November 05, 2019 - 9:07 pm
Climbing the charts of NHL history, Alex Ovechkin on pace to crack top-11 goal scorers by Christmas.
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Capitals' aggressive identity overhaul paying off early
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Chris Lingebach
October 24, 2019 - 1:59 pm
The Capitals are taking away opponents' time and space, as their transition into a more aggressive skating team pays off. John Carlson explains why their new identity has been so effective.
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Lars Eller: Capitals laying a foundation they can build on
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Chris Lingebach
October 18, 2019 - 5:27 pm
The Capitals have played to an "acceptable" level, Lars Eller says, but are laying a foundation they can continue to build upon.
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Reirden: Carlson now 'the' guy for Capitals
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Chris Lingebach
October 17, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Caps coach Todd Reirden explains just what's gotten into John Carlson.
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