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Capitals Make Line Changes Ahead Of Game 4; Andrei Svechnikov Skates For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals play a very crucial Game 4 against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday at PNC Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally). Among the major line changes by head coach Todd Reirden included … Continue reading

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Capitals’ News And Notes: Reirden and Coaching Staff Shake Up Lines Ahead of Game 4, Tom Wilson Team Nominee for King Clancy, and More

Photo: @Capitals After a disastrous 5-0 whitewashing from the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 3, Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden made some notable changes to the team’s lineup ahead of Game 4 on Thursday.

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No Suspension Coming For Hurricanes’ Micheal Ferland, Dougie Hamilton

Photo: Raleigh News and Observer According to Chris Kuc of the Athletic, neither Carolina Hurricanes forward Michael Ferland nor defenseman Dougie Hamilton will receive supplemental discipline for their hits on Washington Capitals centers Nic Dowd and Evgeny Kuznetsov, respectively. Ferland … Continue reading

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Capitals To Rest Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, and T.J. Oshie In Season Finale, Start Pheonix Copley In Net

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals will rest center Nicklas Backstrom, forward T.J. Oshie, and defenseman John Carlson for Game 1 of the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in their regular season finale against the New York Islanders at … Continue reading

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Brett Connolly Is The Latest Capital To Be Hit By Flu Bug, Will Be Game-Time Decision

Photo: @Capitals Forward Brett Connolly missed the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate prior to their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning (7 PM ET on NBC Sports Washington locally or NHL Network nationally) on Saturday due to an illness, becoming the … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Devils

Defenseman Christian Djoos will suit up for the first time since February 23 when the Washington Capitals visit the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM ET (can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN nationally). He … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson Moves To Center Against Sharks

Photo: @Capitals Forward Chandler Stephenson will get a shot at playing center, his natural position, when the Washington Capitals take on the San Jose Sharks tonight. He will center a line with forwards Devante Smith-Pelly and Dmitrij Jaskin. Action from … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Line Changes Again Ahead Of Game vs. Kings

Goaltender Pheonix Copley will start in net when the Washington Capitals host the Los Angeles Kings tonight, meaning that Braden Holtby will start at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, when the team begins a season-long six-game road trip. More … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos Practices In No-Contact Jersey; Capitals To Make Decision on When Alex Ovechkin Will Serve Suspension Wednesday

Defenseman Christian Djoos, who has missed the past 18 games after undergoing thigh surgery on December 14, practiced with his teammates for the first time but wore a light blue no-contact jersey at the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate prior to … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Takes Maintenance Day, Capitals Keep Same Lineup From 8-5 Loss To Blackhawks and Hold Meeting Prior To Practice

The Washington Capitals took to the practice ice approximately 30 minutes late Monday morning, as head coach Todd Reirden likely held a team meeting. The team lost their fifth consecutive game (0-4-1), including their fourth straight in regulation, and eighth in … Continue reading

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