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“Evgeny Kuznetsov Has the Greatest Sense of Humor”: Former Washington Capitals Athletic Trainer Greg Smith Talks Memories With Caps, Dealing with Medical Situations, and More on Karl Alzner’s Podcast

Greg Fiume/Getty Images Greg Smith served as the Washington Capitals’ Head Athletic Trainer for 18 seasons, leaving the team prior to the team’s 2017-18 Stanley Cup-winning season. Recently, he joined the “Alz Caps” podcast of former Washington Capitals defenseman Karl … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan Commends Capitals’ Head Athletic Trainer Jason Serbus For His Work In Lundqvist Diagnosis

Photo: @Capitals The news last week came as a big surprise to most in the hockey world. Capitals’ netminder Henrik Lundqvist announced he would be unable to play for the team this coming season because of a heart condition.

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The Cupless Caps: An Open Letter to the Former Caps Who Just Missed the Glory

Paul Sancya/Associated Press We’ve all thought about it at one point or another since June, “I wish _____ had been on the team when the Capitals won the Stanley Cup”. It’s common to grow a personal fondness to certain players, … Continue reading

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Longtime Capitals Head Athletic Trainer Greg Smith Returns to Kettler

Former Washington Capitals trainer Greg Smith was back at Kettler Capitals Iceplex checking out Wednesday’s practice. Smith was employed with the Capitals for 18 seasons as their Head Athletic Trainer before retiring prior to this season. 

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News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Practice: Updates on Lars Eller and Devante Smith-Pelly, Plus Smitty Return?

After an off day on Tuesday, on which the #CapsDads took their little ones out on the rink, the Capitals returned to work to prepare for Thursday night’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. Thursday kicks off a season-high five-game homestand for … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Tuesday, 9/12/2017

Daniel Winnik’s new home, T.J. Oshie preview, today’s practice report from Kettler, saying goodbye to “Smitty” and more in this evenings Washington Capitals links: 

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Capitals Daily Report: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals took the ice on Wednesday morning at Kettler to gear up for another season. The full squad is here, as are the prospects. Today’s preliminary skate was split into two groups with the veterans on the … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Changes to Medical Staff

Photo: Pivot Physical Therapy The Washington Capitals have named Jason Serbus the team’s head athletic trainer, Michael Booi assistant athletic trainer and Cleo Bates massage therapist, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Will the Capitals Be Getting a New Head Athletic Trainer?

Photo: Greg Smith For the past 18 years, when a Capitals player was injured or shaken up during a game, the first person to check on him has been Head Athletic Trainer Greg Smith. However, there may be someone new tending … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Starry Eyed: 2017 NHL All Star Game Recap

Photo: Washington Capitals The Metropolitan Division won the 2017 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, beating the Atlantic Division 10-6, and the Pacific Division 4-3. 

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