Category Archives: Morning Skate

Christian Djoos To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Devils

Defenseman Christian Djoos will suit up for the first time since February 23 when the Washington Capitals visit the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM ET (can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN nationally). He … Continue reading

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NHL Upholds Jake Voracek Suspension; Chandler Stephenson Draws Back Into Capitals Lineup

Photo: @Capitals While the Washington Capitals were practicing at Wells Fargo Center in preparations for their game against the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 PM ET (can be seen at NBC Sports Washington) on Thursday, the NHL announced that they have upheld … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals’ Morning Skate At PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh (Photos)

The Washington Capitals held their first morning skate of their four-game Eastern Conference road-trip at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh before they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7 PM on Tuesday night. Action from the Steel City can be … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson Moves To Center Against Sharks

Photo: @Capitals Forward Chandler Stephenson will get a shot at playing center, his natural position, when the Washington Capitals take on the San Jose Sharks tonight. He will center a line with forwards Devante Smith-Pelly and Dmitrij Jaskin. Action from … 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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Christian Djoos To Return For Capitals vs. Panthers on Saturday

After spending the past two games with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on a conditioning stint, defenseman Christian Djoos will return to the lineup for the Washington Capitals when they host the Florida Panthers on Saturday night (7 PM on NBC … Continue reading

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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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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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