Washington Capitals Current Roster & Lineup (2021-2022)

The Washington Capitals are an American professional ice hockey team, established in 1974, based in Washington, D.C. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL) from the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference.

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They have lost in the first round in the last season of NHL 2020-21 season. In the coming NHL 2021-22 season, the Capitals want to play well in their regular-season games. Recently, they have announced their current roster and players lineup for this season.

Washington Capitals Current Roster & Lineup (2021-2022)

The Washington Capitals have picked six players from the 2021 NHL entry draft. Additionally, they have acquired six players and signed five players (Beck Malenstyn, Alexander Ovechkin, Lucas Johansen, Ilya Samsonov & Vincent Iorio) for the 1-5 years.

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Who are on the Washington Capitals Current Roster for 2021-2022

Let’s take a look at the players on the Washington Capitals’ current roster and how they will perform in the upcoming games. This roster consists of 26 players, 7 centers, 9 wingers, 8 defensemen, and 2 goaltenders.

Goaltender: Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek.

Center: Nicklas Backstrom, Connor McMichael, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nic Dowd, Lars Eller, Hendrix Lapierre, Aliaksei Protas.

Right-winger: Garnet Hathaway, Daniel Sprong, Anthony Mantha, Brett Leason, T. J. Oshie, Tom Wilson.

Left-winger: Alexander Ovechkin (C), Carl Hagelin, Conor Sheary.

Defense: John Carlson, Martin Fehervary, Nick Jensen, Justin Schultz, Dennis Cholowski, Matt Irwin, Dmitry Orlov, Trevor van Riemsdyk.

No.Pos.Player NameAgeAcquiredBirthplace
19CNicklas Backstrom (A)332006Gävle, Sweden
74DJohn Carlson (A)312008Natick, Massachusetts
38DDennis Cholowski232021Langley, British Columbia
26CNic Dowd312018Huntsville, Alabama
20CLars Eller322016Rødovre, Denmark
42DMartin Fehervary222018Bratislava, Slovakia
62LWCarl Hagelin332019Nykvarn, Sweden
21RWGarnet Hathaway292019Naples, Florida
52DMatt Irwin332021Victoria, British Columbia
3DNick Jensen312019Rogers, Minnesota
92CEvgeny Kuznetsov292010Chelyabinsk, Russia
29CHendrix Lapierre192020Gatineau, Quebec
49RWBrett Leason222019Calgary, Alberta
39RWAnthony Mantha272021Longueuil, Quebec
24CConnor McMichael202019Scarborough, Ontario
9DDmitry Orlov302009Novokuznetsk, Soviet Union
77RWT. J. Oshie342015Mount Vernon, Washington
8LWAlexander Ovechkin (C)362004Moscow, Soviet Union
59CAliaksei Protas202019Vitebsk, Belarus
30GIlya Samsonov242015Magnitogorsk, Russia
2DJustin Schultz312020Kelowna, British Columbia
73LWConor Sheary292020Winchester, Massachusetts
10RWDaniel Sprong242020Amsterdam, Netherlands
57DTrevor van Riemsdyk302020Middletown, New Jersey
41GVitek Vanecek252021Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic
43RWTom Wilson272012Toronto, Ontario
Who is the captain of the Washington Capitals?

Alexander Ovechkin is the current captain of the Washington Capitals’ roster for this season.

Who are the alternative captains of the Washington Capitals?

Nicklas Backstrom & John Carlson are the alternative captain of the Washington Capitals’ current roster.

Who is the head coach of the Washington Capitals?

Peter Laviolette is the current head coach of the Washington Capitals. Previously, he served as a head coach of the Nashville Predators, New York Islanders, Carolina Hurricanes & Philadelphia Flyers.

This is an overview of the Washington Capitals’ current roster, players lineup & players list. This will be updated regularly as new players are signed, traded, or released by the team.