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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov, Alex Ovechkin Unavailable For Capitals On Wednesday; T.J. Oshie Will Return

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media after the team’s morning skate at Madison Square Garden that center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov will be out against the New York Rangers (7 PM ET, NBCSN … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game Against Rangers After Just One Shift, Will Not Return

With Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie out of the Washington Capitals’ lineup against the New York Rangers, the return of Captain Alex Ovechkin and Alternate captain John Carlson were welcome bits of news for Head Coach Peter Laviolette’s team. However, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Game-Time Decisions, Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Goal, T.J. Oshie Will Not Play Tonight (Personal Reasons): News From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals face the New York Rangers for the seventh time this season tonight at Madison Square Garden. The two teams will wrap-up their eight-game season series on Wednesday night, which will also be the Capitals final road game of … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Miss Morning Skate, Vitek Vanecek Starts In Goal

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin did not participate in the team’s gameday morning skate on Thursday. He remains listed “day-to-day” with a lower body injury, which he sustained in the third period of the Capitals first game with the Islanders … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Morning Skate; Justin Schultz Practices Without Non-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin did not participate in the team’s gameday morning skate on Tuesday. Ovechkin was listed “day-to-day” last Friday with a lower body injury which he sustained in the third period of the Capitals first game with … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Misses Practice Again, Justin Schultz Returns In Non-Contact Jersey, Caps Excited For Fans Return: News From Capitals Practice On Monday

The Washington Capitals returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Monday following a much-deserved day-off on Sunday. The Capitals and Islanders will conclude their eight-game season series Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Practice Again On Monday With Lower Body Injury; Laviolette: “I Don’t Think It’s Anything Long Term”

Washington Capitals’ captain Alexander Ovechkin was once again a holdout from the team’s practice on Monday, but he did do some minor skating following the team’s annual team photo. Ovechkin was listed “day-to-day” last Friday with a lower body injury … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Will Start For Capitals vs. Islanders On Saturday

Photo: Steve Ryan/Getty Images Head coach Peter Laviolette confirmed that goaltender Ilya Samsonov will start in the Washington Capitals‘ game against the New York Islanders on Saturday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after the team’s morning skate at Nassau … Continue reading

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