Anthony Mantha Will Not Return To Game Against Red Wings Due to Upper-Body Injury

On a night in which the Washington Capitals honored the man for which he was traded, forward Anthony Mantha’s game against his former club, the Detroit Red Wings, was cut short due to injury.

Per the Capitals, Mantha sustained an upper-body injury and is out for the rest of the contest against Detroit.

Mantha skated 8:18 of ice time, recording two shots on net.

By Michael Fleetwood


About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. Michael joined the NoVa Caps team in 2015, and is most proud of the growth of the NoVa Caps community in that time. An avid photographer, Michael resides in VA.
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6 Responses to Anthony Mantha Will Not Return To Game Against Red Wings Due to Upper-Body Injury

  1. Anonymous says:

    Sure. He hasn’t been injured yet this season. It must be his turn.🙄

  2. Anonymous says:

    Protas is racking up the miles on his car.

  3. Scottlew73 says:

    Fall of bench!

  4. hockeydruid says:

    One comes back and another goes down……perfect example of Newtons Third law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Now the big question is if Ovie comes back Thursday who goes down and for how long?

  5. Diane Doyle says:

    If Mantha didn’t have bad luck this season, he’d have no luck at all.

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