John Carlson Returned To Practice on Saturday, However Todd Reirden Would Not Commit To Carlson Playing On Monday

John Carlson returned to practice on Saturday after sitting out practice on Thursday and having a team day off on Friday. Carlson left Wednesday’s exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes after taking an awkward fall into the boards midway through the third period.

The incident occurred with approximately 12 minutes remaining in Wednesday’s game:

Head coach Todd Reirden would not commit to Carlson being able to play in Monday’s playoff opener.

The Capitals open their 2020 postseason campaign on Monday when they face the Tampa Bay Lightning in their first round robin game at 4:00 PM.

By Jon Sorensen

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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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2 Responses to John Carlson Returned To Practice on Saturday, However Todd Reirden Would Not Commit To Carlson Playing On Monday

  1. Anonymous says:

    No way Johnny Norris misses Monday.

  2. Jon Sorensen says:

    He’ll be ready.

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