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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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Pheonix Copley Gets The Start Against His Former Team; Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey Draw Back Into Lineup

Goaltender Pheonix Copley, who is 10-2-3 with a save percentage of .916, a goals-against average of 2.56, and one shutout this season, will start against his former team for the first time when the Washington¬†Capitals host the St. Louis Blues … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Practices After Suffering Eye Injury Against Blue Jackets; Christian Djoos Skates Before Practice

Goaltender Braden Holtby was on the ice after leaving in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last night with an eye injury. He said his vision wasn’t good enough to come … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen Injury Updates

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon in preparations for their game against the Nashville Predators tomorrow afternoon at Capital One Arena. Action can be seen on NBC Sports Washington starting at 12:30 PM Eastern. Here … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Morning Skate News Roundup: Matt Niskanen Out Day-To-Day

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals skated at Canadian Tire Centre this morning prior to their game against the Ottawa Senators in Kanata, Ontario. Action from the Canadian capital city will be at 7 PM Eastern and can be seen on … Continue reading

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