Hagelin, Dowd Out; Hathaway Awaits Possible Supplemental Discipline- News From Morning Skate

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The Washington Capitals held an optional practice on Tuesday at Medstar Capitals Iceplex ahead of Wednesday’s game in New York against the Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here are notes from the morning skate.

Essential News

Forward Carl Hagelin was on the ice in a light blue (non-contact) jersey but is still day-to-day. He has missed six straight games due to an upper-body injury.

Not skating this morning was forward Nic Dowd, who remains day-to-day from a hand laceration. The injury was more severe than originally believed. Head Coach Todd Reirden will say more once he gets word from the trainers.

As of now, forward Garnet Hathaway has not heard from the NHL regarding supplemental discipline after his ejection in Monday’s win over the Anaheim Ducks.

Hathaway was given a match penalty after spitting on Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson during a brawl that broke out towards the end of the second period.

Reirden hinted there may be line shuffling later today or tomorrow morning.

Post-Practice Comments 

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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