Category Archives: Injuries

Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Return for Game 1 Vs. Islanders After Hit From Anders Lee

Screencap: @TheReplayGuy Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will not return for the remainder of Game 1 of the Capitals’ first-round series against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Backstrom took a hard hit from Islanders captain Anders … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision Vs. Flyers; Travis Boyd Draws Into Lineup for Lars Eller

Thursday morning, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call prior to the team’s second round-robin game against the Philadelphia Flyers (4 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington, NBCSN). He said defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs’ Jake Muzzin Taken To Toronto Hospital After Falling In Game 2 vs. Blue Jackets

Photo: Yahoo Canada Sports The Toronto Maple Leafs announced after their 3-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 2 of their qualifying round series that defenseman Jake Muzzin, who left the late in the game on a stretcher … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson to Miss Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against Lighting

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that defenseman John Carlson will not play in the round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Radko Gudas will draw onto the second pairing with Michal Kempny.

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Capitals’ John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision For Round-Robin Opener vs. Lightning

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media before the team’s round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday (4 PM ET, NBCSN nationally, NBC Sports Washington locally) that defenseman John Carlson will be a game-time decision.

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Capitals Hopeful John Carlson Can Return To Practice On Saturday

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Thursday that the hope is that defenseman John Carlson will return to practice on Saturday after he missed Thursday’s practice. The team is scheduled to take Friday off.

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Capitals’ John Carlson Leaves Exhibition Game After Crashing Into Boards

Photo: THN Defenseman John Carlson left the Washington Capitals’ exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes after crashing into the boards in the third period with a Hurricanes skater. He missed over half of the period. His legs got tangled in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Sustained An Injury, Will Not Travel to Toronto, Expected To Be Ready For 2020-21 Season

Photo: @Capitals According to the Washington Capitals, goaltender Ilya Samsonov sustained an injury prior to the training camp and will not travel with the team to Toronto for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday. He will remain in the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Michal Kempny: “I Feel A Lot Better Than I [Did] In October”

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny told the media on Saturday that the NHL pause “[has] been great” and that he enjoyed “great time[s]” with family and friends at home in the Czech Republic. He also prepared for the season’s resumption … Continue reading

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Flyers Lose James Van Riemsdyk For 4-6 Weeks Due To Hand Injury, Hurricanes Lose Brett Pesce 4-6 Months After Right Shoulder Surgery

Photo: NBCS Philadelphia Thursday delivered some bad news for two Metropolitan Division teams on the injury front as the Philadelphia Flyers announced forward James Van Riemsdyk will miss 4-6 weeks (the remainder of the regular season) after suffering a hand … Continue reading

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