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Capitals Recall Johansen, Re-assign Alexeyev To Taxi Squad

The Washington Capitals announced prior to their game against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday (7:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market) that the team has recalled defenseman Lucas Johansen from the taxi squad and re-assigned defenseman Alexander … Continue reading

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Capitals Activate Backstrom, Kuznetsov, Oshie From COVID-19 Protocol, Wilson From IR, Make Three Taxi Squad Transactions

The Washington Capitals announced prior to Wednesday’s game against the Nashville Predators (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market) that centers Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom in addition to right-wing T.J. Oshie have been activated off of the … Continue reading

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Alexeyev Takes Line Rushes With Capitals During Tuesday’s Practice

After the Washington Capitals made numerous roster moves on Monday in reaction to six players getting placed on COVID-19 protocol, defenseman Alexander Alexeyev participated in line rushes during Tuesday’s practice, hinting that he could make his NHL debut against the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “We’ll Get Younger But We’re Still Going To Have A Veteran Team. That’s Our Core.”

Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media during his end-of-season media availability on Wednesday that “We’ll get younger [over the offseason] but we’re still going to have a veteran team. That’s our core.” The team had the oldest roster … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov Skate, Will Travel With Capitals To Boston; Vitek Vanecek, Lars Eller Day-To-Day

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced after the Washington Capitals‘ optional practice on Tuesday that goaltender Ilya Samsonov and center Evgeny Kuznetsov, who each came off of the NHL’s COVID-19 list and started skating over the weekenda fter two weeks on … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Connor McMichael, Brett Leason, Paul LaDue, Alexander Alexeyev From AHL Hershey

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday morning that center Connor McMichael, forward Brett Leason, and defensemen Paul LaDue and Alexander Alexeyev have all been recalled from the AHL’s Hershey Bears. The four will likely be black aces … Continue reading

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The Honors Keep Coming for Alex Alexeyev – KHL Rookie of Month And Euro HockeyTour

Photo: Salavat Yuleav Ufa The honors keep coming for Washington Capitals’ defensive prospect Alex Alexeyev. After winning KHL Rookie of the Week twice in January, he was chosen as one of the KHL’s ‘Players of the Month’ for January. In … Continue reading

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Tracking The PlayIng Time For Capitals Prospects During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially stopped the hockey world cold during the first week of March. Since then, playing time for all of the Washington Capitals prospects has been scarce, with little guarantee of when league play will return to play.

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Capitals Prospect Alexander Alexeyev Wants To “Prove I Can Play In The NHL” During Training Camp

Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev, the 31st overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, said on Wednesday that it was “pretty awesome, exciting” to get invited to camp and added that wants to compete for a roster spot and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov Says It’s “Not A Problem” To Play On Right Side

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden will start defenseman Dmitry Orlov on his off side, the right, on a pair with Brenden Dillon when the team begins playing games again and the 28-year-old told the media on Wednesday that is … Continue reading

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