Category Archives: Daily Report

Christian Djoos Takes The Ice, Changes Come On Power-Play: Friday’s Capitals Practice Notebook

Washington Capitals defenseman Christian Djoos, who has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury, joined the team for practice once again on Friday morning and took a normal workload, which signals that he will probably be available for … Continue reading

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Capitals at Devils Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov To Go Up Against MacKenzie Blackwood

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals did not make any new headlines entering their game at the New Jersey Devils on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Center Nic Dowd will draw back into the lineup after sitting in … Continue reading

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Capitals at Lightning Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Starts In Fathers’ Trip Opener

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who is 7-2-1 with a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average in 10 games this season, will get the nod for the Washington Capitals on Saturday night as they open their annual fathers and mentor’s … Continue reading

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Lightning at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom Not Ready To Return

Center Nicklas Backstrom skated in a no-contact jersey once again on Thursday, which means that he will not be ready to return when the Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday evening.

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Panthers at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom Skates In No-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who was ruled out for their game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night, skated in a no-contact jersey with his teammates in the team’s morning skate prior to the game. The 32-year old will … Continue reading

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Monday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Nic Dowd Appears Ready To Return, Carl Hagelin Sheds No-Contact Jersey

Center Nic Dowd, who has missed the past five games due to a hand injury, skated on the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line during practice on Monday and appears ready to return when the team hosts the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Training Camp – Day 15 Notebook: Michal Kempny Doubtful For Season Opener

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who is still recovering from hamstring surgery which took place on April 2, is doubtful to play in the Washington Capitals‘ season opener at the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday (8 PM ET, … Continue reading

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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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