Category Archives: Lineups

Capitals Down Dallas 4-1; End Three-Game Losing Streak

Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Dallas Stars by a score of 4-1 at American Airlines Center on Saturday night to snap their three-game losing streak and get their first regulation win in Dallas since 1995. The … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Start Tonight; Nic Dowd Back In The Lineup

Photo: NHL.com Center Nic Dowd will draw back into the lineup for the Washington Capitals when they visit the Dallas Stars on Saturday night (8 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) in favor of forward Chandler Stephenson, who will sit as a … 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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Stars at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Nic Dowd The Odd Man Out As Evgeny Kuznetsov Returns

With center Evgeny Kuznetsov returning to the lineup after serving a three-game suspension (inappropriate conduct) for the Washington Capitals, center Nic Dowd will come out of the lineup when the team hosts the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night (7 PM … 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 Nip Islanders, 2-1; Jakub Vrana Scores Second In As Many Games, Ilya Samsonov Wins First NHL Start

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders by a final score of 2-1 at NYCB Live/Nassau Coliseum on Friday night. The win gave the Capitals a two-point advantage for first place in the Metropolitan Division entering … Continue reading

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Capitals at Islanders Pregame Notebook: Michal Kempny Likely To Return To Lineup Next Week

Photo: @Capitals It is looking like Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny, who is still recovering from hamstring surgery that took place on April 2, will return to the lineup “next week,” according to head coach Todd Reirden. Reirden doesn’t expect … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Make NHL Debut In Capitals’ Game On Friday

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media that goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who will be the team’s backup goaltender this season, will make his NHL debut on Friday night when the team visits the New York Islanders (7 PM … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Christian Djoos Clears Waivers, Gets Assigned To AHL Hershey

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday that defenseman Christian Djoos has cleared waivers and has been sent to the AHL’s Hershey Bears a day after they waived him.

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Capitals Place Three Players, Including Christian Djoos, On Waivers

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday afternoon that they have placed defenseman Christian Djoos, forward Liam O’Brien, and forward Michael Sgarbossa on waivers with the intention of assigning them to AHL Hershey. All three will have to clear in order … Continue reading

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