Category Archives: Morning Skate

Nick Jensen Will Be A Healthy Scratch With Martin Fehervary Up, Braden Holtby To Start, Evgeny Kuznetsov Back On PP1: Flyers at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Nick Jensen skated as the extra defenseman in the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate on Saturday morning after Martin Fehervary, who was solid in the team’s 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, was recalled from the AHL’s Hershey … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Martin Fehervary From AHL Hershey

Photo: WaPo The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday morning that they have recalled defenseman Martin Fehervary from the AHL’s Hershey Bears.

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Capitals’ Martin Fehervary Skates With Bears On Friday, Brian Elliott To Start For Flyers On Saturday, Joel Farabee Out; Friday’s Optional Practice Notebook

Defenseman Martin Fehervary, who was assigned to the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Wednesday after a solid game in the Washington Capitals‘ 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, was on the ice for the Bears’ morning skate but … Continue reading

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Fehervary Steps In For Siegenthaler, Samsonov Injured & Vanecek Will Be Recalled; Holtby To Start: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held morning skate ahead of Tuesday’s clash against the Los Angeles Kings (7 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Ilya Samsonov Leaves Capitals’ Morning Skate Due To Injury

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov left the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Tuesday due to injury after captain Alex Ovechkin hit him with a shot up high. The severity of the injury has yet to be determined. A shooter tutor has replaced … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin And Nicklas Backstrom Swap Sides On PP, Ilya Samsonov To Start; Penguins at Capitals Pregame Notebook

After going one-for-five on the power-play in their 5-3 win at the Ottawa Senators on Friday night, the Washington Capitals made some more changes to the unit as they put center Nicklas Backstrom on the left side and captain Alex … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Start For First Time Since Before All-Star Break, Senators Don’t Name Starting Goaltender: Capitals at Senators Pregame Notebook

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo Goaltender Ilya Samsonov will get the net for the first time since before the bye-week when the Washington Capitals visit the Ottawa Senators (7:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday night. ā€œIā€™d … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Comes Out Of Lineup With Alex Ovechkin Back, Braden Holtby Starts Again – Predators at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Despite scoring in the Washington Capitals‘ 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Monday, his first game since December 31, center Travis Boyd will come out of the lineup against the Nashville Predators (7:30 PM ET, NBCSN) … Continue reading

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Richard Panik To Take Suspended Alex Ovechkin’s Spot On Top-Line, Tom Wilson Gets Crack On PP1, Travis Boyd Draws In: Capitals at Canadiens Pregame Notebook

Photo: @SamanthaPell Forward Richard Panik will skate in captain Alex Ovechkin‘s normal spot in the lineup on Monday night when the Washington Capitals take on the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Ovechkin will serve … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Yet To Decide Which Game Alex Ovechkin Will Sit For Skipping NHL All-Star Game, Make No Line Changes: Devils at Capitals Pregame Notebook

The Washington Capitals will not make any line changes against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), head coach Todd Reirden said after their optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov … Continue reading

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