Category Archives: Daily Report

Capitals Hold Morning Skate and Scrimmage Ahead of Preseason Home Opener

Photo: @Capitals Capitals players took to the ice Friday morning at Kettler to either prepare for the third preseason game tonight against the Blues or continue to try to impress the coaches for a spot on the roster. With the … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Steps Up in His First Preseason Game

Photo: Capitals After dropping their first preseason game to the Devils, Washington bounced back with a win at Montreal on Wednesday night. In addition to the win, Caps fans got to see Jakub Vrana‘s preseason debut. Vrana is projected by many … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Practices on Top Line with Backstrom and Oshie

When the Capitals were facing a 3-1 series deficit to the hated Penguins, Barry Trotz had to make an adjustment and he had to make one fast. Trotz opted for a switch in lines, as he moved young left winger … Continue reading

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Lucas Johansen set to make preseason debut tonight against Devils

In June, Lucas Johansen was in Nashville with his injured brother Ryan Johansen watching the Nashville Predators take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. “He unfortunately got injured right when I got to Nashville. It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals took the ice on Wednesday morning at Kettler to gear up for another season. The full squad is here, as are the prospects. Today’s preliminary skate was split into two groups with the veterans on the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Odds Have Changed in Past Few Weeks, Capitals Still one of Stanley Cup favorites

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Caps have been among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup over the last few years, but the Bovada Sports Book in Las Vegas, Nevada, recently downgraded the team’s chances to win it all this … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, and T.J. Oshie have Returned to Kettler

Over the last few weeks, Capitals players have been returning to the D.C. area and attending informal skates at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The practices are being led by Capitals’ strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish. Player attendance has grown week-by-week … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns to Kettler

After landing at Dulles Airport yesterday, Alex Ovechin returned to Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning to join several Capitals teammates in initial preparations for the 2017-2018 season. Ovechkin showed no signs of jet lag and looked like he was in great … Continue reading

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