Category Archives: Lineups

Todd Reirden Confirms Michal Kempny Will Be Scratched, Jonas Siegenthaler Will Draw In: Flyers at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden confirmed that defenseman Michal Kempny will be scratched in favor of Jonas Siegenthaler when the team hosts the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN). This will be the first time since … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Appears To Be Scratched vs. Flyers; Braden Holtby To Start For Capitals: Tuesday’s Practice Notebook

Defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler will draw back into the lineup when the Washington Capitals host the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN) in favor of defenseman Michal Kempny after head coach Todd Reirden had a discussion with Kempny … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Announce Josh Anderson Will Miss 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Posterior Labral Tear In Left Shoulder

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday night that forward Josh Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a posterior labral tear of his left shoulder on Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 months, meaning he … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Starts On Third-Line; Richard Panik Demoted; Braden Holtby Starts: Jets at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Photo: @Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuck, who was acquired in a trade that sent a 2020 third-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, will make his Washington Capitals‘ debut against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Finally Hits 700-Goal Plateau, But Devils Down Capitals 3-2

Photo: Getty Images Captain Alex Ovechkin scored the 700th goal in his NHL career but the Washington Capitals fell the New Jersey Devils by a score of 3-2 at Prudential Center as their losing streak extended to four. They remain … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov In, Brendan Leipsic Out; Brenden Dillon To Start With John Carlson – Canadiens at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov will return against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally) after missing the Washington Capitals’ three-game road trip with a lower-body injury. He will play in his normal … Continue reading

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Forward Thinking – Can the Capitals Bolster Their Bottom-Six Forward Group Before Monday?

The Washington Capitals are just days away from the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline. Continue reading

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Sweet Signing Rewards: Philippe Maillet Leading The Way In Hershey, PA After Slow Start to The Season

Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears After a slow start to the 2019-20 season, Hershey Bears forward Philippe Maillet has raised his game and has arguably been the Bears’ best player since the turn of the new year. The emergence … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov Takes The Ice In Normal Jersey, Did Not Participate In Line Rushes; Holtby vs. Raanta In Net: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate In Glendale

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo The Washington Capitals held morning skate ahead of tonight’s game against the Arizona Coyotes (10:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Gila River Arena.

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury, Nick Jensen Back On Second Pairing: Tuesday’s Practice Notebook

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov was not on the ice for the Washington Capitals‘ practice on Tuesday after sustaining an upper-body injury during the second period of the team’s 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday. He was labeled as … Continue reading

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