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GM Brian MacLellan wants to add youth to Capitals in offseason

As different Capitals came in and out of the lineup with injury as the regular season wound down, their age became apparent. Several players, including Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie, John Carlson, Lars Eller and Nicklas Backstrom, were dealing with injuries as the Capitals were brushed aside by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs. The condensed schedule had slowly taken its toll on the league's oldest team. The first three games of the playoff series were tightly contested. All of them went to overtime. The final two games of the series was not as kind.
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The Caps ‘ran out of gas,’ Brian MacLellan says. Next year, they will look to get younger.

The Washington Capitals will look to insert younger players into their lineup next season, General Manager Brian MacLellan said Wednesday. Washington lost Game 5 of its best-of-seven series against the Boston Bruins on Sunday night, exiting the Stanley Cup playoffs in the first round for the third time in as many years. What followed were questions about their aging, veteran core and the injuries that derailed their postseason. MacLellan on Wednesday acknowledged the team “ran out of gas” at the end.
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Watch: Brian MacLellan | March 12

Caps senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan talks with the media near the midpoint of the 2020-21 Washington Capitals season. #ALLCAPS.
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