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Washington Capitals Head Coach Adam Oates, on Julien Brouillette’s first NHL goal tonight: “I’m sure he’s flying pretty high right now… You know what, big goal… You gotta do the right things, right? At the end of the day, [Backstrom] wins the draw, off an icing, and we executed and got it done.”

Washington Capitals Head Coach Adam Oates, on Julien Brouillette’s first NHL goal tonight: “I’m sure he’s flying pretty high right now… You know what, big goal… You gotta do the right things, right? At the end of the day, [Backstrom] wins the draw, off an icing, and we executed and got it done.”

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby speaks to the media about the team’s 3-0 shutout win over the NJ Devils tonight, as 5 teammates pack their bags for Sochi around him.

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby speaks to the media about the team’s 3-0 shutout win over the NJ Devils tonight, as 5 teammates pack their bags for Sochi around him.

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So, news of social media skeptic Brooks Laich’s Twitter debut today took us back to this short but animated conversation with him back in July 2009… “Here would be my tweet: Going fishing. No reception on the lake. See you in the Fall… That would be my tweet.  I’m not into that stuff!”  Take a listen…

Forward Brooks Laich takes media questions in the lockerroom on the first day of Washington Capitals training camp, Jan 13, 2013

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Coach Oates brings back the sound of the whistle.  Washington Capitals training camp, Ketter Capitals Iceplex, Jan 13, 2013

Coach Oates brings back the sound of the whistle.  Washington Capitals training camp, Ketter Capitals Iceplex, Jan 13, 2013

Washington Capitals winning goaltender Braden Holtby fields post-game media questions, Verizon Center, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

Washington Capitals winning goaltender Braden Holtby fields post-game media questions, Verizon Center, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

3/31/2012 — With his game-clinching shootout goal vs. the Montreal Canadiens tonight, forward Alexander Semin ended his day the way he started it: confident on the ice, thrilling his fans, and sharing a laugh with his Washington Capitals teammates.