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.

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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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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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