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The Washington Capitals are pleased to announce that Alex D'Agostino has been named the Capitals' assistant manager of media relations. D'Agostino will assist with various statistical projects and in the creation of content disseminated by the communications department. He will also oversee the credentialing process as the main point of contact regarding media accommodations at Capital One Arena. Prior to his promotion, D'Agostino served as the Capitals communications assistant and aided in development of a wealth of editorial content produced by the department, wrote features stories dedicated to enhancing visibility for the team's off-ice initiatives and prepared press releases and graphics. A native of Rochester, New York, D'Agostino earned a masters degree in sports industry management from Georgetown University and a degree in Sport Management from St. John Fisher College.


Pyke is entering his fourth season with the Capitals and first as manager of media relations. In addition to assisting with the day-to-day media interaction with players and coaches, Pyke will serve as the primary writer and editor for the media relations office. He will oversee editorial content for various projects and publications disseminated by the communications department, including game notes, press releases and Caps Today.


Please update your email and phone contacts.


Capitals Communications Staff:

Sergey Kocharov

Senior Vice President, Communications & Broadcasting

Office: 202-266-2356

*Executive/player interview requests


Megan Eichenberg

Director, Corporate Communications & Publicity

Office: 202-266-2310

*Corporate communications & off-ice publicity


Chase Pyke

Manager, Media Relations

Office: 202-266-2299

*Player interview requests/game notes


Alex D'Agostino

Assistant Manager, Media Relations

Office: 202-266-2311

*Player interview requests/credentials

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Capitals Clips

August 4, 2022

Caps Clips:

NBC Sports Washington: What would a Soto-like trade look like in other sports? (Washington Capitals mentioned)

The Athletic: Capitals prospect Henry Rybinski on his funny NHL draft story and being called 'Henrik' / Which NHL teams improved the most and least this summer? (Washington Capitals mentioned)

TSN: Grading every NHL team's right wing depth (Washington Capitals mentioned)

WTOP: Column: Soto trade is so fitting for DC sports (Washington Capitals mentioned)