Washington Capitals Daily Report (11-10-15)

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The Caps arrived in The Motor City Monday afternoon, in preparation for their tilt with Mike Green and the Detroit Red Wings (7-6-1) tonight. The Caps (10-3-0) are looking to extend their two-game winning streak and keep pace with the first-place New York Rangers. Puck drop is at 7:30 pm.

Morning skate
Brooks Laich practiced with the team this morning and is expected to be ready to play tonight.  Laich’s injury is related to a shot he blocked in Saturday night’s game against the Maple Leafs.  As per Isabelle KhurshudyanJay Beagle left the ice early and headed back to the locker room.  Trotz said Beagle is a game-time decision. He tweaked an old injury.  Practice lines for the morning skate:

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(Photo: Washington Capitals)

Offensive Lines:
Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-Oshie
Johansson-Backstrom-Burakovsky
Chimera-Latta-Williams
Laich-Stephenson-Wilson

Braden Holtby was the first goalie off the ice this morning and will get the start in net.

Showdown in Motown
Tonight’s game against the Red Wings marks the first time the Capitals will face former Capitals defenseman Mike Green.  Green, now a first-line defenseman for the Red Wings spent 10-years in Washington.

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Caps media interview Mike Green (Photo: Detroit Red Wings)

Tonight is Sergei Fedorov night at Joe Lewis Arena.  The Red Wings will celebrate Fedorov’s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  Fedorov registered 46 points (13g, 33a) in 70 games with the Capitals from 2007-09.

Alex Ovechkin is one goal shy of passing Sergei Fedorov to become the all-time Russian-born NHL goal scorer.  Ovechkin tied Fedorov on Saturday night against the Maple Leafs.

News and Notes

  • Former Capitals Sergei Fedorov and Phil Housley, were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.
  • As per Isabelle Khurshudyan, “Told Mike Green of Ovechkin’s desire to slash one of his Easton sticks. Responded with, “if he can catch me.””
  • Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will host the fifth Capitals Casino Night presented by Leonsis Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Va.

Current Metropolitan Division Standings

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Latest Stories
Capitals’ Tom Wilson tries to balance playing smarter with staying physical (WaPo)
Ovechkin could eclipse Fedorov’s record in Detroit with Fedorov in attendance (WaPo)
Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer weigh in on Babcock’s idea to widen nets (WaPo)
Sergei Fedorov had no idea Alex Ovechkin was a Fedorov fan (Yahoo)
Monday Caps Clips (Japer’s Rink)
Leonsis keeps RSN in the picture with deals (Sports Business Journal)

THIS DAILY REPORT IS UPDATED IN REAL-TIME, AS NEWS AND OTHER NOTES EMERGE, UNTIL 5 PM EACH DAY. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES.

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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