Category Archives: Injuries

Capitals Recall Christian Djoos From Conditioning Stint in Hershey

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals announced on Friday morning that they have recalled defenseman Christian Djoos up from the AHL’s Hershey Bears. He played the last two games for Hershey on a conditioning stint after he missed 23 … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … 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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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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Capitals’ Braden Holtby Leaves Game Versus Blue Jackets With Eye Injury

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals had enough problems as they continued trying to even the score in their Saturday night game against the division rival Columbus Blue Jackets, but losing starting goaltender Braden Holtby only added … Continue reading

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Rick Nash’s Premature Retirement: A Shot of Realization for the NHL and A Notice for the Capitals and T.J. Oshie

Photo: Sportsnet The announcement from longtime NHL forward Rick Nash early Friday that he was stepping away from the game of hockey due to concussion-related issues was a move that highlighted the consequences of head injuries in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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Lars Eller And The Capitals Face Brad Marchand And The Bruins In Opening Night Rematch Laden With Retribution Undertones

Photo: Sportsnet Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was clearly frustrated in the first meeting of the season between the Bruins and Washington Capitals back on October 3 in a 7-0 Capitals victory on opening night, when the Capitals raised their … Continue reading

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Washington at St. Louis Preview: Capitals Begin Road Trip vs. Blues on Thursday

Photo:¬†Bleedin’ Blues The Washington Capitals visit the St. Louis Blues for the first of two meetings between the two teams in a span of 11 days. The Capitals won both games against the Blues in the preseason, including a 4-0 … 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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