Category Archives: Morning Skate

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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Pheonix Copley Gets The Start Against His Former Team; Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey Draw Back Into Lineup

Goaltender Pheonix Copley, who is 10-2-3 with a save percentage of .916, a goals-against average of 2.56, and one shutout this season, will start against his former team for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the St. Louis Blues … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen Injury Updates

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon in preparations for their game against the Nashville Predators tomorrow afternoon at Capital One Arena. Action can be seen on NBC Sports Washington starting at 12:30 PM Eastern. Here … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Morning Skate News Roundup: Matt Niskanen Out Day-To-Day

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals skated at Canadian Tire Centre this morning prior to their game against the Ottawa Senators in Kanata, Ontario. Action from the Canadian capital city will be at 7 PM Eastern and can be seen on … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: The Rotating Defense

The Washington Capitals held their first practice after the NHL’s holiday break on Friday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex before flying up to Ottawa, where they will face the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre for the second time in a … Continue reading

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Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Brooks Orpik Continues To Get Closer Towards Return, Nic Dowd Draws Out

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex prior to their game against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight. Action from Capital One Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington beginning at 7 PM Eastern. Here are all … Continue reading

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Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Burakovsky and Stephenson Draw Back In

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Friday morning prior to their game against the Buffalo Sabres tonight. Action from Capital One Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN for those outside … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Practice News Roundup: Tom Wilson and Brooks Orpik Continue To Make Progress

The Washington Capitals returned to the ice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning after their 6-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Capital One Arena last night. The team next plays on Friday night at 7:30 at PNC … Continue reading

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