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Capitals Talk
The Capitals Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Capitals beat reporter Rob Carlin and highlights all members of our Capitals coverage team. Carlin will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.
Capitals Extra
The Capitals Extra podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Rob Carlin and highlights all members of our Capitals Extra postgame crew including analyst Alan May and Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir. Released the morning after every game, Capitals Extra breaks down the previous night's action and takes a look at the road ahead.
Capitals Report
The official Washington Capitals weekly podcast. Senior writer Mike Vogel talks about all things Capitals and professional hockey with special guests and fans during this hour long weekly program.
Podcast by Arturo Capital
The DC Sports Box Capitals reporters discuss the hottest topics of the week concerning the Washington Capitals. Included are postgame quotes from players and coaches and opinions from the reporters.
The official Washington Capitals weekly podcast. Senior writer Mike Vogel and Director of Broadcasting John Walton talk about all things Capitals and professional hockey with special guests and fans during this hour long weekly program.
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Caps overcome a 4-1 deficit to the Panthers to force overtime, but fall 6-5 in a shootout. Rob, Alan, & Ryan focus on the up and down night in D.C. before the Caps hit the road for 4 games across Canada.
Matt Niskanen game winner ends the 2 game skid as the Capitals beat New York at home 4-3. Rob & Alan talk about how great John Carlson has been, more amazing stats piling up for Alex Ovechkin, and a look ahead to hosting Florida on Friday night.
On this episode of What The Puck, the boys discuss the beginning of the season. Is there a Stanley Cup hangover?
Rob Carlin talks to Greg Wyshynski of ESPN about the Caps up and down start, Auston Matthews red hot beginning to the season, what's up with the Rangers, and other ongoing in the NHL.
Rob, Ryan, and Alan (with his new bling) recap the Capitals 4-2 loss to the visiting Maple Leafs. They discuss the impact of Evgeny Kutznetsov, even in defeat.
Rob, Alan, and Ryan on the rough night in Newark as the Caps were shutout 6-0 on the road. At the end they preview Saturday night's home game vs. Toronto.
Rob & Alan (and some Ben Raby), react to the Caps 5-2 win in DC over Vegas. Plenty of Kuzy talk in this Stanley Cups Finals rematch. Plus, a look ahead to Thursday night's game at New Jersey.
Rob & Ryan welcome on Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post for a look at the Capitals after their first two games and a look ahead to the rematch with Vegas. Plus (13:44), which Caps players would you invite to your dinner party?
Rob, Alan, & Ryan react to the unusually high scoring affair in Pittsburgh as the Caps fell 7-6 in Overtime. Plus, a look ahead to next week's rematch vs. Vegas.
Rob and Alan react to the perfect opening night for the defending champs. They also address the Tom Wilson suspension issued Wednesday afternoon.
The season begins and the banner is being raised. However, there is one guy that won’t be there to see it from the ice in uniform. Willy Baby will be suspended and we discuss for how long. Plus we discuss what will happen with Travis Boyd and Michael Kempny.
First ever live podcast taping at Penn Commons in D.C. Rob, Alan, Joe B, J.J., and Ryan let the crowd know their thoughts on if the team can repeat, the latest on Tom Wilson, and how this year's squad is looking. Plus a can't miss story from Joe B. celebrating the championship with the team in Georgetown (51:21).…
Rob & J.J. with immediate reaction to the possibility that Tom Wilson could be suspended after his hit in the preseason finale. Capitals closed out the exhibition season with a 5-2 victory over St. Louis.
Rob welcomes on long time Capitals Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe for his expert breakdown on how some of the most important goals during the Stanley Cup run were scored and all that led into them.
Rob sits down with 14 of the players who were in Las Vegas the night they won the Stanley Cup. Hear how their championship summers went, plus what they are doing to get back in 2019.
On this episode, Coach Dan and Brandon discuss training camp. We have yet to see DSP play in the preseason, whats going on? Is Brooks Orpik a genius? How much will we miss Jay Beagle? Plus we talk third jerseys!
All of NBC Sports Washington's Capitals podcast content has moved to "Capitals Talk". Rob Carlin hosts your best source for Capitals coverage including weekly podcasts, postgame pods, and more.
As the preseason has begun, Rob sits down with the Champion General Manager Brian MacLellan for a look at the upcoming season + Alan May reflects on his favorite moments from the Stanley Cup run this past summer.
Rob welcomes on Mike Vogel from for an in depth update on the future Caps who are showcasing their skills down in Florida. Then (19:15), Mike gives some unforgettable stories about traveling with the Stanley Cup this summer. All this as the Preseason is just around the corner.
Heads up, Caps fans: starting Monday, September 10th, we will be rebranding this podcast as Capitals Talk. This will be the one place to be for every postgame Caps podcast, breaking news, and everything in between, so keep it locked right here on this feed for a new Capitals podcast experience from NBC Sports Washington!…
Rob & JJ are feeling hockey in the air as the calendar has flipped to September. They talk about what they've seen on the ice in workouts before Rob chats with Matt Niskanen about his championship filled summer.
ESPN's Greg Wyshynski joins the podcast to talk about what went right for the Caps on their Stanley Cup run, all the big news of the offseason and who the biggest challengers are on the quest for the repeat next season.
It's a mailbag podcast! JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir take listener questions about how the Caps will replace Jay Beagle, whether there will be a Stanley Cup hangover and hockey in England! JJ and Tarik also take it way back and talk about how they first fell in love with the game of hockey.
Rob puts Tarik's vacation on hold to hear about what is what like in Toronto for Tom Wilson's day with The Stanley Cup. Before they get there though they recap the new assistant coaches that were hired and Tarik's says what is was like to see a Caps themed Champions Case at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Rob and Tarik are visited in studio by John Walton, radio voice of the Capitals, as they look back at his most famous calls from the Caps drive to the Stanley Cup. They also look at the winning effect of hockey within the city, the turning points of the season, John's plans for his day w/ the cup, & more.…
Tom Wilson is back, but at what cost? Did the Caps overpay or will his deal prove to be a bargain? JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir discuss top-line Tommy's new deal, the Caps bringing back Brooks Orpik and they take a look at the team's offseason as a whole.
Ben Raby joins JJ Regan to talk all things Caps including Brooks Orpik, Todd Reirden and Brian MacLellan. Plus, he has a rather drastic plan to fix the NHL's current playoff format. JJ...disagrees.
Rob is joined by Tarik live from Warroad, Minnesota where T.J. Oshie brought The Cup back to his hometown.
Who stood out at development camp? How will Pheonix Copley look as backup? Which Hershey prospects could push for a spot in the NHL? JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk all things prospects with the voice of the Hershey Bears, Zack Fisch.
In this week's mailbag podcast, JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir answer several questions about the Caps' prospects and Hershey. How does the future look on the farm? Plus, they talk about potential weaknesses, their biggest surprises and more!
Rob & Tarik chat with Erik Erlendsson of "Lightning Insider" down in Tampa for the latest on their busy offseason.
Proof of Work (An Easy to Understand Explanation) by Arturo Capital
Barry Trotz is now the head coach of the New York Islanders, a team that missed the playoffs and just lost their franchise player. So how does next season look on Long Island? Brian Compton of joins Rob Carlin and Tarik El-Bashir to preview the Islanders.
Will Alex Ovechkin be as driven next season to win his second Stanley Cup? Who will be the Caps' fourth line center? What will be the third defensive pair? It's the mailbag podcast! JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir answer fan questions on everything from a Caps repeat to possible global series locations.…
On this episode on What The Puck, we discuss the official signing of Todd Reirden, Free Agency, and bid a farewell to the Great Jay Beagle.
Todd Reirden was formally introduced as the head coach of the Washington Capitals making him the 18th head coach in franchise history. JJ Regan, Tarik El-Bashir and Rob Carlin give their thoughts on the new bench boss, plus they discuss NHL free agency and give their takeaways from development camp.
On this week’s episode we discuss the resigning or Devante Smith Pelley, John Carlson, and the breaking news of Michal Kempny being brought back. We also discuss the draft, Trotz signing with the Isles, and more. PLUS its our annual What The Puckies Awards!!
It's the episode you've been waiting for. The long fabled, mythical lost mailbag podcast. JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir sat down to answer listener questions...and then Barry Trotz resigned...and then John Carlson signed an extension. What were the real keys to winning the Stanley Cup? Who will be the odd-man out at center? What does the Stanley ...…
John Carlson wanted to stay in Washington, but he wasn't going to come cheap. The Capitals ponied up the cash, however, and signed their star defenseman to a big-time, big-money deal that will make him a Capital for the next eight years. JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about his new contract, the trade that made it happen and take a look ahea ...…
Rob is joined by Tarik who is in Dallas for the NHL Draft. Will Phillip Grubauer be traded? Their thoughts on Barry Trotz to the Islanders a few days after the news transpired. Plus, Rob has a bit of a gripe with how the Caps 2018-2019 schedule gets started.
Remember the win? Remember hoisting the Cup?? Remember the parade??? That was fun right???? WELL FORGET ALL OF IT!!! The new season has begun and the Capitals are already making changes. Dan and Brandon discuss the resignation of Barry Trotz, where he may land, and why he was let go. Plus they discuss the Draft, free agency, and the season opener.…
Less than two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup, the Caps are in need of a new head coach after the resignation of Barry Trotz. How did we get here and where do both parties go from here? JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir break it all down.
The Capitals had their Stanley Cup parade and their final media availability of the season over the week. Hear from Brian MacLellan, Barry Trotz, John Carlson and Philipp Grubauer, plus JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about their experiences at the parade.
That’s right!!! After all of the letdowns and heart break. The Capitals are finally Stanley Cup Champions!!! Brandon and Dan try to make sense out of how it all happened, where they were, and talk about how the boys have celebrated.
Rob, Alan, and Ryan are sort of recovered from the championship celebration(s). They get you all excited again less than 24 hours before the Championship Parade in D.C.
For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals are the Stanley Cup champions! It took the Caps just five games to dispatch the Vegas Golden Knights and bring Lord Stanley to Washington right where he belongs. JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir try to make sense of it all.
The Capitals are only ONE WIN AWAY to Lord Stanley!!! Brandon talks about his experience from outside the arena for Game 4!
After two wins at home, the Caps sit just one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup. A series that looked completely even in Vegas now looks like Washington's to lose. How have the Caps dominated a Vegas team that breezed through the Western Conference? JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir break down the series and discuss whether it's already over or ...…
Rob and Alan are joined by Ben Raby & Tarik El-Bashir to recap how the Washington Capitals are just one win away for eternal hockey glory.
For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals hold a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Relive the historic Game 3 victory in your latest episode of Caps Extra.
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