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Samsonov Returns To Capitals’ Practice; Hathaway Skates On Top Line

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.

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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

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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.

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Capitals Have Been The NHL’s Third-Most Injury And Illness Prone Team So Far This Season

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

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Nicklas Backstrom Could Be Out With Illness against Canucks on Thursday

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. 

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