Lindgren To Suit Up In Capitals’ Second Preseason Game vs. Flyers

Goaltender Charlie Lindgren will suit up with the Washington Capitals for the first time in Wednesday’s preseason game at the Philadelphia Flyers (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) and Zach Fucale will back him up.


The Capitals roster for the first preseason game on Sunday consisted mainly of junior (CHL) hockey prospects, where game 2 tonight will primarily consist of prospects that will play in Hershey this season:

Forwards: Henrik Borgstrom, Dylan Strome, Garnet Hathaway, Connor Brown, Mike Vecchione, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, Beck Malenstyn, Henrik Rybinski, Aliaksei Protas, Ludwig Persson, Kale Kessy, Marcus Johansson and Joe Snively.

Defensemen: Gabriel Carlsson, Dylan McIlrath, Lucas Johansen, Benton Maass, Matt Irwin, Trevor van Riemsdyk and Bobby Nardella.

Goaltenders: Zach Fucale and Charlie Lindgren


Here is how the Capitals’ lines, defensive pairs and power play units could look in Philadelphia on Wednesday:

Flyers Lines

Other Capitals News

The Capitals will participate in their annual Caps Canine Calendar photoshoot on Tuesday. Injured right-wing Tom Wilson, center Nicklas Backstrom, and left-wing Carl Hagelin will participate. Hint: Left-wing Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, defenseman Lucas Johansen, center Hendrix Lapierre, and left-wing Joe Snively will also be taking part in the shoot.

NHL News

* Former Capitals captain and Columbus Blue Jackets Director of Player Personnel Chris Clark has been named the general manager for USA Hockey men’s national team for the 2023 IIHF World Championships in Tampere, Finland and Riga, Latvia

* Blue Jackets re-sign D Andrew Peeke to three-year contract extension ($2.75 million cap hit)

* Pittsburgh Penguins D Jeff Petry fined maximum $5,000 for roughing Detroit Red Wings RW Jonatan Berggren on Tuesday night

By Harrison Brown

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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