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Ilya Samsonov Has Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Washington Post is reporting that Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov has tested positive for COVID-19. Samantha Pell broke the news early Thursday afternoon.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin: “I Will Learn From This Experience”

Photo: MCI The Washington Capitals released a statement on behalf of the organization and captain Alex Ovechkin, who was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19-absences list on Wednesday, along with center Evgeny Kuznetsov, defenseman Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Ilya Samsonov All Added To COVID-19 Protocol List

Photo: Instagram According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, defenseman Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov were all added to the NHL’s COVID-19-related absences list on Wednesday.

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Sprung By Sprong: Daniel Sprong Records First Point As A Washington Capital On Evgeny Kuznetsov’s First Goal of the Season

Justin K. Aller/NHLI via Getty Images Acquired by the Washington Capitals in a trade for defenseman Christian Djoos last season, forward Daniel Sprong has gotten his first long look under new Head Coach Peter Laviolette in a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Zdeno Chara Score In Final Intra-squad Scrimmage: Team White Beats Team Red, 3-1

The Washington Capitals held their second and final intra-squad scrimmage on Sunday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals will now make roster cuts early this week in order to meet the 23-player roster limit required by 5:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Training Camp -Saturday, January 9

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following a day off on Friday. The team will hold one more scrimmage Sunday afternoon and then begin to finalize their opening night roster. The season opens … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Takes Lars Eller Off Of Capitals’ Power-Play Unit

After the Washington Capitals‘ first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday, the team finally moved towards practicing the power-play. First-year head coach Peter Laviolette opted to take center Lars Eller, who has been a fixture on the second unit for … Continue reading

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Sights & Sounds from Media Day, First Day of Capitals’ 2020-21 Training Camp

Photos: @Capitals The first day of the Washington Capitals‘ 2020-21 training camp is officially here! Although the start of on-ice sessions does not begin until Monday, January 4, Sunday was limited to medical and testing; however, fans were given a … Continue reading

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Milestones in Sight During the Washington Capitals 2020-21 Season

Photo: Nick Wass/The Associated Press The 2020-21 NHL season will be a shortened thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the teams playing just 56 games instead of the customary 82 games. Nonetheless, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach … Continue reading

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“Home Alone”, Staring Dmitry Orlov, With Special Guest Appearance By Evgeny Kuznetsov

What do you do when you when return to the United States from Russia and have to quarantine for seven days? Well, for Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, you reimagine one of the most popular Christmas movies of all time: Home … Continue reading

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