Category Archives: Morning Skate

Injuries And Recalls And Hathaway’s Hearing, Oh My!- News From Morning Skate

Photo: Capitals Wednesday morning, the Washington Capitals game day morning skate at Madison Square Garden ahead of tonight’s game against the New York Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here is news from the morning skate.

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Hagelin, Dowd Out; Hathaway Awaits Possible Supplemental Discipline- News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held an optional practice on Tuesday at Medstar Capitals Iceplex ahead of Wednesday’s game in New York against the Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here are notes from the morning skate.

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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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Maple Leafs at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Michal Kempny Not Ready To Return Yet; Ilya Samsonov Starts

Defenseman Michal Kempny will not return when the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) on Wednesday night. Head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Tuesday that he would likely be held out … Continue reading

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Capitals To Start Ilya Samsonov vs. Maple Leafs On Wednesday Night

The Washington Capitals will start goaltender Ilya Samsonov against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after Braden Holtby allowed three goals on three shots and was pulled in the team’s 6-3 loss to … 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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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 Keep Same Lineup For Game 6; Game Status For Svechnikov, Ferland, and Martinook To Be Determined After Morning Skate For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals came into Monday’s morning skate in all business mode with a chance to secure a spot in the Second Round on the line when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 6 of the First … Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Andrei Svechnikov, Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Pointing Fingers At One Another On Who Sparked Game 3 Fight

Photo: NBC Sports Washington One of the biggest subjects of conversations after Game 3 of the First Round series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes was the fight between Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Line Changes Ahead Of Game 4; Andrei Svechnikov Skates For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals play a very crucial Game 4 against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday at PNC Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally). Among the major line changes by head coach Todd Reirden included … Continue reading

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