Category Archives: Injuries
The Washington Capitals not only found themselves down by two goals entering the first intermission of their January 16 game against the New York Islanders, but also down a Center in the form of Nic Dowd.
“I Haven’t Been This Nervous Before A Game I’ll Be Honest About That”: Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson Share The Range of Emotions Felt in Return to the Lineup
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The long-awaited return of Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson to the Washington Capitals’ lineup was celebrated by the Capital One Arena crowd upon the two stars taking the ice for warmups ahead of their eventual … Continue reading
Capitals’ John Carlson To Be Taken to Hospital For “Precautionary Evaluation” After Slapshot to the Head
Screencap: TSN Per Mike Vogel, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson is being taken to a local hospital for a “precautionary evaluation” after taking a slapshot to the head during Friday’s game at Capital One Arena against the Winnipeg Jets.
Screenshot: TSN Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson was hit in the head by a slapshot in the third period the team’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. He left the ice under his own power after lying on the ice for … Continue reading
Photo: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images December 23 is traditionally the day that the non-commercial holiday of Festivus is celebrated across the world. The high-holiday includes a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole, practices such as the “airing … Continue reading
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie left Saturday night’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second period with an injury. The 35-year old forward has already missed a chunk of the 2022-23 season due … Continue reading
The Capitals have certainly been hit hard with injuries to defensemen, as of late. Workhorse Dmitry Orlov had been out since November 5, but returns tonight against the Winnipeg Jets. Young blueliner Martin Fehervary is on injured reserve, and former … Continue reading
Now You See Him Now You Don’t — Dmitry Orlov Activated From Injured Reserve; Dylan McIlrath Returned to Hershey
He’s back!!! Washington Capitals Defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been activated from Injured Reserve. He was injured during the game against the Arizona Coyotes on November 3 and has been out since then with a lower-body injury.
Kraken’s Jamie Oleksiak Suspended Three Games For Illegal Check to the Head on Capitals’ Alexander Alexeyev
Screencap: @EmeraldCityHky/Twitter The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Saturday that Seattle Kraken defenseman Jamie Oleksiak has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head on Washington Capitals defenseman Alexander Alexeyev during Friday’s game at Capital One … Continue reading
Kraken’s Jamie Oleksiak to Have Hearing For Illegal Check to the Head of Capitals’ Alexander Alexeyev
Screencap: @EmeraldCityHky/Twitter The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Saturday morning that Seattle Kraken defenseman Jamie Oleksiak will have a hearing today for an illegal check to the head on Washington Capitals defenseman Alexander Alexeyev during Friday’s game at Capital … Continue reading