Category Archives: Injuries

Michal Kempny To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Rangers On Friday, Will Start On The Third Defense Pair

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played since March 20 and underwent hamstring surgery on April 2, will likely be back in the lineup when the Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Richard Panik On Long-Term Injured Reserve, Announce Jonas Seigenthaler Will Be Game-Time Decision Against Rangers On Friday

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Friday that they have placed forward Richard Panik (upper-body) on long-term injured reserve and defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler will skate prior to their game against the New York Rangers and will … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Announce John Tavares Will Miss A Minimum Of Two Weeks After Breaking Finger Late Against Capitals

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Thursday afternoon that captain John Tavares will miss a minimum of two weeks with a broken finger, which he suffered late in the team’s 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Capitals Notebook: Dmitry Orlov Leaves Practice Early, Michal Kempny Participates In Heavy Drills

Photo: USA Today Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov left the team’s practice on Wednesday due to a lower-body injury, which the team said they’re being cautious with. Radko Gudas stepped into Orlov’s place on the second defensive pair. Orlov is … Continue reading

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Monday’s Capitals Notebook: Michal Kempny Goes Through Full Practice, But Will Not Play vs. Stars

Photo: Sportsnet Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played a game since March 20 and underwent hamstring surgery on April 2, went through an intense practice on Monday but head coach Todd Reirden stated that he will not be ready … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Michal Kempny On Injured Non-Roster

Photo: NBCS The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have placed defenseman Michal Kempny on injured non-roster, meaning that he will not count against the salary cap and can be activated as soon as he is ready.

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Capitals To Sit Lars Eller, Nic Dowd In Preseason Finale, Recall Shane Gersich From AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals recalled forward Shane Gersich from the AHL’s Hershey Bears a day after sending him down there. Gersich will center the third-line, stepping in for Lars Eller, who is dealing with an upper-body injury in the team’s preseason … Continue reading

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Capitals Injury Updates

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny (torn hamstring) practiced with the team once again on Monday and is getting “closer” to shedding it, per head coach Todd Reirden. He has not played a preseason game and Reirden told the media that … Continue reading

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Capitals Training Camp Notebook – Day 4: Michal Kempny Now Day-To-Day

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny, who has been limited in skating for the first few days of training camp after tearing his hamstring late last season, is now labeled as day-to-day according to head coach Todd Reirden. He stayed on … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Michal Kempny Takes The Ice For The First Time Since Hamstring Surgery

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny skated for the first time since March 20, when he left the team’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a torn hamstring after getting involved in a scrum with center Cedric Paquette. The 29-year … Continue reading

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