Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

The Road Ahead: Capitals Face a Big, Early Season Test in Western Canada

NHL/Getty Images After an interesting couple of days, from injury news to posing for pictures with cute little puppies, the Capitals are back on the road and have a challenging journey ahead. With a 4-4-1 record through the first nine … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Injury Report

The Capitals were the healthiest team in the NHL last season. Unfortunately, the start of the 2017-2018 season has been anything but a bill of clean health for the Caps. Here is the first of the season’s injury reports, as compiled … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky to Miss 6-8 Weeks

The news gets worse and worse these days around Washington, doesn’t it? On the hockey side of things, the Capitals made an announcement late Tuesday afternoon on the status of Andre Burakovsky’s fractured left thumb. 

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Analysis of the First 9 Games Of The 2017-18 Washington Capitals Season

Photo: NHL/Getty Images It hasn’t been the greatest start to a season by the Washington Capitals. In the nine games played the Caps sit at a 4-4-1 record, good for 9 points. That’s a pace for 82 points this season. 

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Notes From Capitals Morning Practice

The Capitals held one final practice Tuesday morning before departing on their annual western Canada road trip. Prior to practice, the Capitals announced that Andre Burakovsky has been placed on injured reserve, due to an injury he sustained in the … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Andre Burakovsky on Injured Reserve

The Capitals announced Tuesday morning that they have placed Andre Burakovsky on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury he sustained in the last few minutes in the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday. This comes a … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Chandler Stephenson from Hershey

Photo: Washington Capitals In the wake of an injury to forward Andre Burkovsky in the team’s 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday, and a scare to captain Alex Ovechkin in practice this morning, the Capitals have recalled forward … Continue reading

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