Tag Archives: COVID-19

Capitals Place Eller In NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that center Lars Eller has been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Tests Positive for COVID-19; Will Be Unavailable For Wednesday’s Game, NHL All-Star Weekend

The Washington Capitals announced Wednesday afternoon that captain Alex Ovechkin is unavailable tonight versus the Edmonton Oilers due to the NHL COVID-19 protocol. Based on a positive test result, Ovechkin will not participate in the 2022 NHL All-Star Game in Las … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Kempny On COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced prior to Friday’s game against the Dallas Stars (9 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market) that defenseman Michal Kempny has been placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and right-wing Joe Snively has been recalled … Continue reading

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NHL Announces Revised 2021-22 Regular-Season Schedule; Two Capitals Games Moved, Four Rescheduled

Photo: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The NHL announced schedule changes for all 32 teams on Wednesday after the league entered the holiday break two days early and more games were postponed this winter due to COVID-19. The Washington Capitals had … Continue reading

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KHL Suspends Season After 124 Players Test Positive For COVID-19

Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) will interrupt their season for at least a week due to the coronavirus. The last game will be on Friday and the season will start again on Saturday, January 22 at the earliest.

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Capitals’ Carl Hagelin Unavailable Due to NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that forward Carl Hagelin is unavailable due to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

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Backstrom, Oshie Participate In Capitals’ Line Rushes; Irwin To Draw In For Orlov vs. Bruins

After center Nicklas Backstrom and right-wing T.J. Oshie both missed the past three games due to non-COVID-19 related illnesses, each participated in line rushes during the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Monday prior to their game vs. the Boston Bruins … Continue reading

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NHL Games Postponed (So Far) Due To COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused minor havoc with the NHL schedule, primarily for teams based in Canada, but also for U.S.-based teams like the Washington Capitals. With the NHL now pulling out of the 2022 Olympic Games in China, the … Continue reading

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Oops They Did it Again – Russian World Junior Team Thrown Off Flight Home Like in 2011

Photo: Jonathan Hayward/CP After the World Junior Championships of 2022, which was aborted after three forfeitures due to Covid-19, the members of Team Russia were to fly home on New Year’s Eve via Air Canada.  However, they were kicked off … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Sprong, Vanecek, Schultz, Jensen, Cholowski Activated Off Of COVID-19 Protocol

According to Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette, right-wing Daniel Sprong, defenseman Nick Jensen, goaltender Vitek Vanecek, defenseman Justin Schultz, and defenseman Dennis Cholowski were all activated off of the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol and some of them will be available for … Continue reading

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