Category Archives: Morning Skate

How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 6

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals enter Monday night’s Game 6 against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 series lead with a chance to close out the series and advance to the second round for the fourth consecutive season. The … Continue reading

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Line Change! How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 4

After a huge double overtime win Tuesday night and a well-deserved rest day on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals got back on the ice on Thursday morning for a morning skate at Nationwide Arena prior to Game 4 against the Columbus … Continue reading

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Update on T.J. Oshie

You may have been wondering in our initial Game 3 lineup post where T.J. Oshie was at morning skate and whether or not he’s playing. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. At the skate, Travis Boyd took over in Oshie’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Starting Lines and Goaltender for Game 3

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals are in Columbus, Ohio staring at an 0-2 series hole. Prior to a pivotal Game 3, the team held a morning skate on Tuesday morning at Nationwide Arena. After Philipp Grubauer had a bad … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Looks for a Bounce Back Performance in Game 2

Alex Ovechkin led the Washington Capitals with 49 goals in the regular season, a strong bounce-back from a year ago, but once the puck drops on playoff hockey those numbers are erased. After a quiet Game 1 that saw Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Jay Beagle Will Return for Game 2 Tonight

After missing the last four games, the final three regular season games plus Game 1 of the Washington Capitals first round series with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Jay Beagle will finally make his return for Game 2 tonight. 

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Thursday Injury Update on Jay Beagle

Photo: Sporting News After injuring his upper-body on April 1 in Pittsburgh, Jay Beagle has slowly been rehabbing. He was absent from practices and morning skates throughout the week but returned to the ice this week. While he didn’t join … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Saturday’s Capitals Morning Skate: Where’s T.J. Oshie?

Photo: @Capitals And then there was one. Just one more regular season game until the chase for the Stanley Cup begins. The Washington Capitals will take on the New Jersey Devils Saturday night at Capital One Arena. It could be … Continue reading

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News and Notes’ From Capitals’ Morning Skate on Thursday: Attacking the Preds

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate on Thursday before their matchup with the Nashville Predators. The Capitals conclude the season with a short two-game homestand and will play the next four on home ice since they have home ice … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Sunday’s Capitals Morning Skate at Pittsburgh: A Big Milestone for the Great Eight, An Update on T.J. Oshie, and Who’s in Goal?

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are in Pittsburgh on Easter Sunday with no intentions of hunting for eggs. Instead, they’re hunting for Penguins! With a narrow three-point lead on the Pittsburgh Penguins for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division, … Continue reading

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