Category Archives: Lineups

Devante Smith-Pelly Clears Waivers

Forward Devante Smith-Pelly cleared waivers on Thursday afternoon after the Washington Capitals put the 26-year old on waivers in order to accommodate a trade, most likely for Los Angeles Kings forward Carl Hagelin. Smith-Pelly will likely report to the AHL’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Line Changes Again Ahead Of Game vs. Kings

Goaltender Pheonix Copley will start in net when the Washington Capitals host the Los Angeles Kings tonight, meaning that Braden Holtby will start at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, when the team begins a season-long six-game road trip. More … Continue reading

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Capitals Send Jonas Siegenthaler Back To Hershey

Photo: NHL.com After recalling defenseman Christian Djoos from his two-game conditioning stint with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Friday, the Washington Capitals sent defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler back to Hershey to make room for Djoos on the NHL roster. 

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Capitals Make Line Changes Ahead of Thursday’s Tilt vs. Avalanche, Pheonix Copley To Start in Goal

Defenseman Madison Bowey, center Travis Boyd, and forward Chandler Stephenson will each draw back into the lineup for the Washington Capitals‘ game against the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena on Thursday night (7 PM on NBC Sports Washington). Defenseman … Continue reading

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Chandler Stephenson To Take Alex Ovechkin’s Spot On Top Line Against Flames

Forward Chandler Stephenson will play in captain Alex Ovechkin‘s spot on the top line with center Nicklas Backstrom and forward T.J. Oshie and forward Dmitrij Jaskin will return after being a healthy scratch in the Washington Capitals’ last game, a … 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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Brooks Orpik Takes Maintenance Day, Capitals Keep Same Lineup From 8-5 Loss To Blackhawks and Hold Meeting Prior To Practice

The Washington Capitals took to the practice ice approximately 30 minutes late Monday morning, as head coach Todd Reirden likely held a team meeting. The team lost their fifth consecutive game (0-4-1), including their fourth straight in regulation, and eighth in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Could Return For Capitals Against Islanders on Friday

It is possible that Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will start against the New York Islanders on Friday night (7:30 PM Eastern on NBC Sports Washington) after missing the past two games with an eye injury. 

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