Tag Archives: Illness
Ovechkin To Be Game-Time Decision, Milano Unavailable Due To Illness For Washington’s Game In New York On Tuesday
Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced prior to Tuesday’s game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden (7 PM ET, ESPN, ESPN+, Disney Channel) that captain Alex Ovechkin will be a game-time decision due to a lower-body … Continue reading
After leaving the end of the Washington Capitals’ practice on Tuesday in some discomfort, goaltender Ilya Samsonov returned to the team for Wednesday’s practice.
Fehervary Returns To Capitals’ Practice; McMichael Absent; Samsonov, Orlov Leave Early With Injuries
Defenseman Martin Fehervary, who was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list on December 24, returned to the Washington Capitals‘ practice on Tuesday. With the 21-year-old out of protocol, no Capitals players are currently out due to reasons related to … Continue reading
Carl Hagelin Misses Capitals’ Practice On Thursday Due To Illness; Team Awaiting COVID-19 Test Results
Left-wing Carl Hagelin missed the Washington Capitals’ practice on Thursday with an illness and the team is still awaiting his COVID-19 test results.
The Washington Capitals headed into the 2020-21 season with the NHL’s oldest roster with an average age of 30.5 years old, nearly two years up on the next oldest (Toronto Maple Leafs: 28.6). Six weeks into the season, they rank … Continue reading
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will be a game-time decision in the Capitals’ western Canada trip opener in Vancouver on Thursday night. Backstrom, 29, did not participate in the Capitals morning skate.