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Told It Here!: 25 Iconic Years of Washington Capitals Hockey with Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin

NBC Sports Washington

Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin are celebrating 25 seasons of calling Washington Capitals hockey in the nation's capital, and to help commemorate that achievement, NBC Sports Washington presents "Told It Here!" Joe and Craig will look back in a limited-edition series that covers all the great games, players and memories of their time together in the booth. Also available at NBCSports.com/Washington, our YouTube channel, and the NBC4 app on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin are celebrating 25 seasons of calling Washington Capitals hockey in the nation's capital, and to help commemorate that achievement, NBC Sports Washington presents "Told It Here!" Joe and Craig will look back in a limited-edition series that covers all the great games, players and memories of their time together in the booth. Also available at NBCSports.com/Washington, our YouTube channel, and the NBC4 app on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

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Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin are celebrating 25 seasons of calling Washington Capitals hockey in the nation's capital, and to help commemorate that achievement, NBC Sports Washington presents "Told It Here!" Joe and Craig will look back in a limited-edition series that covers all the great games, players and memories of their time together in the booth. Also available at NBCSports.com/Washington, our YouTube channel, and the NBC4 app on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

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English


Episodes

Episode 6: 2018

5/31/2022
"It's not a dream, it's not a desert mirage, it's Lord Stanley and he is coming to Washington!" 2018 was a magical year for the Washington Capitals, and in this season finale of "Told It Here!", Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin look back at those magical four series starting with Columbus, ending in Las Vegas and how Alex Ovechkin and his longtime teammates finally reached the ultimate prize. And for Joe and Craig, sharing their perspective on celebrating the moment separately after sharing...

Duration:00:55:07

Episode 5: Quest for the Cup

5/31/2022
When the Capitals finally reached the mountaintop in 2018 and won their first ever Stanley Cup, it completed a 44-year journey that started in 1974. Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin have been there for so many of the team's great postseason moments but also their heartbreaking disappointments. In Episode 5 of "Told It Here!", Joe B and Locker build up to that triumphant 2018 postseason - by remembering the likes of Dale Hunter, John Druce, Kolzig and Juneau in the magical spring of '98,...

Duration:00:47:56

Episode 3: "Rock the Red"

5/5/2022
In Episode 3 of "Told it Here!" Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin reminisce about one of the most exciting times in Caps history, the birth of the "Rock the Red" era in Washington, which has lived on at Verizon Center ever since. But before they relive the fun times, they look back at the tougher times that led to the drafting of Alex Ovechkin and everything that has happened since. You'll hear stories about the day Jaromir Jagr was traded, why Mel Anglestad was a highlight of the 2003-04...

Duration:00:45:39

Episode 4: Our Favorite Things

5/5/2022
Over 25 years as a play-by-pay tandem, Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin have seen some things. In this episode 4 of "Told it Here!", Joe and Craig discuss some of their favorites in a host of categories, including favorite players, coaches, moments, and road cities. But as much as they agree on some things, they don't agree on many others, including the choice of dining establishments on the road, and loving beer vs wine. Hear about Craig's first encounter with future teammate Dale Hunter,...

Duration:00:43:22

Episode 1: All About Alex Ovechkin

4/28/2022
Since 2005, Alex Ovechkin has been the face of the franchise for the Washington Capitals, and Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin have had the privilege to witness his achievements first-hand for that entire time. In this debut episode of "Told it Here!", Joe and Craig look back at those 17 years from the beginning and his dynamic first game, all of the major milestones Alex has reached, and the long road to winning the team's 1st-ever Stanley Cup. Plus, Alex himself joins the guys from the road...

Duration:00:46:59

Episode 2: The Beginnings of Joe and Craig, the broadcast duo

4/28/2022
To reach 25 years as a broadcasting duo, there has to be a beginning. In Episode 2 of "Told It Here!", Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin go back in time to discuss the paths they took to get to the broadcast booth together. Starting off with a story about how Locker went from his playing career to a new career as an analyst, into a conversation about the early years and working together. Later, more discussion about the players, coaches and "the men and women in the technical crew" who have...

Duration:00:43:13

"Told It Here!" Celebrating 25 Years with Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin

4/25/2022
Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin are celebrating 25 seasons of calling Washington Capitals hockey in the nation's capital, and to help commemorate that achievement, NBC Sports Washington presents "Told It Here!", a limited-edition podcast that will cover many of the major moments of the franchise since they began calling games as a pair. Within the 6-episode series, Joe and Craig will discuss having a front-row (or broadcast booth) seat to the amazing career of Alex Ovechkin (with a visit...

Duration:00:02:58

Season Over, now what? Ovechkin's contract and keeping the window open

5/25/2021
The Caps' postseason came to a sudden end and now face an uncertain future. Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan look back at what went wrong against the Bruins but then turn the page to the questions that need to be answered this offseason, starting with the expiring contract of Alex Ovechkin, the expansion draft and how the Caps try to retool their roster into a contender. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:56

Caps & B's 1-1 Heading back to Boston, Joe Haggerty of BostonHockeyNow

5/18/2021
After 2 thrilling overtime games to start Round 1 of the playoffs, the series heads back to Boston even at 1-1... Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan discuss the play of Craig Anderson, how significant the injury to Lars Eller may be, and then welcome in Joe Haggerty of BostonHockeyNow.com to discuss the series from Boston's side of things. Find out why Tom Wilson and Brad Marchand aren't that dissimilar and why no one in Boston is ever happy with Tuukka Rask. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:44:17

ROUND 1 PREVIEW: Caps set for physical battle with the B's

5/13/2021
The Caps are shipping off to Boston... well, at least for games 3&4. But first, the 1st round series with the Bruins opens in DC Saturday night, and JJ Regan and Nick Ashooh have many questions about how this series will play out and what the Caps need to happen to make a long playoff run. Starting with the latest on Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Samsonov, and a deep dive into Vitek Vanacek as the #1 goalie, and whose style of play will dictate the outcome. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:47:09

Karl Alzner joins to talk Tom, T.J. and a wild night at MSG

5/6/2021
It's been a wild week for the Caps, and it all culminated Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Karl Alzner joins Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan to discuss the fight night, TJ Oshie's remarkable performance after the death of his father and the media frenzy surrounding Tom Wilson after Monday night's incident with Artemi Panarin. Plus, the guys dive into the latest with the playoff push and the goalie situation with the postseason a week away. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy...

Duration:00:47:09

Sweep! Mailbag! and ESPN's Randy Scott

4/28/2021
No rest for the 1st-place Caps, who move on from their emphatic 3-game sweep of the Islanders to another marquee matchup with the Penguins... JJ Regan and Nick Ashooh look ahead to the last 7 games of the season and also bring back the Mailbag to answer some of your questions. But stick around for their interview with ESPN's Randy Scott, a die-hard Caps fan whose personal remembrance of the 2018 Stanley Cup run is something every Caps fan can relate and will enjoy listening to. See Privacy...

Duration:00:50:03

Appreciating Nicklas Backstrom and Anthony Mantha's debut week with the Caps

4/19/2021
Short break for the Caps with a huge 3-game series with the Islanders ahead, but plenty to discuss for JJ Regan and Nick Ashooh on this week's episode. The guys discuss the recent ups and downs, including the recent injuries to Zdeno Chara and Justin Schultz, plus the immediate impact Anthony Mantha has made and what that means for Washington's postseason prospects. Nicklas Backstrom's 1000 games in a Caps sweater gets their much-deserved appreciation as well, and a look ahead to that...

Duration:00:34:27

Jakub Vrana OUT, Anthony Mantha IN. Brian MacLellan on the Caps trade deadline

4/12/2021
Trade Deadline 2021 has come and gone, and Caps GM made the biggest move of the day, sending Stanley Cup champion Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik and a pair of significant draft picks to Detroit for Anthony Mantha. Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan break down the trade and what it means for the playoffs and beyond, plus hear from Brian MacLellan himself on the moves he did and didn't make today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:37:33

Is Ovechkin the best player ever after 30? and Nick Jensen Interview

3/31/2021
Don't look now, but Alex Ovechkin is scoring goals at a torrid pace again, and JJ Regan and Nick Ashooh discuss how Ovi keeps doing it in his 16th season. Plus, the recent "discipline" for Connor McDavid pales in comparison to anything Tom Wilson would receive, and why do the Rangers seem to have the Caps' number? Also, don't miss Alexa Shaw's interview with Nick Jensen about his journey to the NHL and what Zdeno Chara has meant to him this season. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:43:28

The Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio on the Caps and Cobra Kai

3/24/2021
Cobra Kai is one of the hottest shows in television, and when Peter Laviolette brought the show into his dojo, or, the Caps locker room, the Karate Kid himself took notice. Before the last meeting against the Islanders Alexa Shaw, Alan May and Nick Ashooh got a chance to speak with Ralph Macchio about the new connection to the Caps, his love of hockey and his Islanders, and what it's been like to bring the Karate Kid franchise to a new generation of fans. Plus, Nick takes a quick look ahead...

Duration:00:23:05

Caps dominate statement game against the Isles

3/18/2021
The Caps dominated their toughest test of the season to date against the Islanders, and Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan are here to debate just how meaningful that win was, plus looking ahead to what moves might be made (or not made) by the Caps at the NHL trade deadline. Plus a preview of an interview with Tom Wilson for the upcoming NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo - to find out more head to nbcswexpo.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:36:33

The Tom Wilson suspension and the Olympic twins, Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux

3/10/2021
Tom Wilson has once again divided the hockey world - well at least the rest of the hockey world and Caps fans - and in this edition of Capitals Talk Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan give their takes on why the suspension was over the top. Also, hear our interview (16:28) with the Olympic gold medalists Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux about their recent retirement, the experiences of playing with Team USA and winning the gold, and their new book "Dare to Make History". Plus, an interesting discussion...

Duration:00:35:21

Tough road ahead and Jackie Redmond of NHL Network

3/3/2021
As the Caps continue a long road trip, the games get tougher as they head to Boston and Philadelphia. Jackie Redmond of NHL Network joins Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan for some national perspective on the Caps so far this season and which division rival will be left out of the playoffs. Plus, the guys examine the roller-coaster that has been the first 20-plus games of the season, and look ahead to this stretch of games that should tell us where this team stacks up in the East Division. See...

Duration:00:38:39

Ben Raby joins as Caps struggle for consistency

2/24/2021
As the Caps continue to wait for the return of goalie Ilya Samsonov, Ben Raby of the Capitals Radio Network joins Nick Ashooh and JJ Regan to discuss the up-and-down play the team has produced since returning from their COVID hiatus. Plus, more talk about the impending goalie battle between Samsonov and Vitek Vanacek, celebrating Nicklas Backstrom's imminent 700 assist milestone, and the guys discuss Ben's cover story in The Hockey News about the ageless Zdeno Chara. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:49:02