Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Singing the Blues and Preparing for Hurricanes

Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP

Tom Wilson suspended, Tyler Graovac grabs Caps fans attention, defensive prospects are on the hot seat, singing the Blues and preparing for the Hurricanes, Caps top defensive pair returns tonight, Beagle is back, Justin Williams returns tonight and much more in this evening’s Capitals Links: 


  • Since 2011-12, the Capitals are 14-2-2 at home in preseason games.
  • Since 2007-08, the Capitals are 5-0-5 against the Hurricanes in the preseason.
  • The Capitals are 92-52-14-8 against the Hurricanes all-time.
  • Both Matt Niskanen and Dmitry Orlov will make their preseason debut against the Hurricanes.
  • Jay Beagle is scheduled to be in the lineup tonight for his preseason debut.
  • Philipp Grubauer is scheduled to make his second appearance during the preseason and will play the first two periods tonight.
  • Former Cap Justin Williams is in the lineup tonight for Carolina.


👉 Caps Today 9/23/17 (Capitals)

👉 Caps Come Up Blank vs. Blues. (Mike Vogel/Caps)

👉 Caps Back at it Against Carolina. (Mike Vogel/Caps)

👉 Tom Wilson suspended two,preseason games for hit on Blues’ Thomas (NoVa Caps)

👉 Preseason Gameday: Hurricanes at Capitals (Hurricanes)

👉 Ovechkin, Kuznetsov highlight the Caps’ Saturday night lineup vs. the ‘Canes (CSNMA)

👉 Barry Trotz has some tough words for the Caps’ defensive prospects following Friday’s loss (CSNMA)

👉 Which defenseman will make the Capitals roster? (Washington Post)

👉 Capitals’ Philipp Grubauer: Will play two periods Saturday (CBS Sports)

👉 Back for 2 Years, Connolly Ready to Prove More. (Hockey Writers)

👉 Tom Wilson to receive Player Safety hearing for hit on Blues’ Robert Thomas. (NoVa Caps)

👉 Caps’ Tyler Graovac is the silver lining in an ugly loss to the Blues. (CSNMA)

👉 Tyler Graovac announces himself in Capitals forward competition. (Washington Post)

👉 Meet the new guy: Tyler Graovac (NoVa Caps)

👉 All of Saturday morning’s clips from Japers Rink.



👉 Report: NHL has already made adjustment on slashing, faceoff calls. (NBC Sports)

👉 Statistically Speaking: Buyer beware on Scheifele, Oshie, Bozak (TSN)

👉 Top 12 rookies to watch this season. (NHL)

👉 Answering early questions about the 2018 NHL draft class. (Yahoo Sports)

👉 For Cam Neely, Comics Come Home Event Is More Than a Fundraiser. (Sports Illustrated)

👉 Kings beat Canucks via SO in China. (TSN)

👉 Karlsson skates with Senators for first time since foot surgery. (NHL)

👉 Nail Yakupov hopes to resurrect once-promising career with the Avalanche. (Denver Post)





About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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