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Vitek Vanecek Is Ready For Shot At Number 2 Spot in Washington

Photo: Chase Angnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images It’s looking more and more likely that the Washington Capitals will go with Vitek Vanecek as the number two netminder for the 2020 playoffs, replacing Ilya Samsonov who was injured prior to training camp … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Business Decisions, Contract Extensions Will Wait Until After The Playoffs

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media on a Zoom call Friday morning. He discussed that business decisions and contract extensions will wait until after the playoffs, defenseman John Carlson expected to skate … Continue reading

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Shane Gersich, Garrett Pilon Scratched for Final Practice; Ilya Samsonov Done For Season: Capitals Break Camp With Plenty Of Questions Remaining

The Washington Capitals wrapped up their 2020 summer training camp Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team will now make final roster adjustments before departing for Toronto Sunday afternoon. The Capitals will practice Monday and Tuesday at the Ford … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Sustained An Injury, Will Not Travel to Toronto, Expected To Be Ready For 2020-21 Season

Photo: @Capitals According to the Washington Capitals, goaltender Ilya Samsonov sustained an injury prior to the training camp and will not travel with the team to Toronto for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday. He will remain in the … Continue reading

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Capitals Prepare for Third Intrasquad Scrimmage; Fehervary Returns To Practice, Still No Samsonov: News From Day 9 of Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals were back to work at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday for day nine of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will hold their third intrasquad scrimmage on Friday at 4:00 pm, which will be streamed live … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary Misses First Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still Out: Day 8 of Capitals Training Camp

After a day off on Tuesday, the Washington Capitals returned to work on Wednesday for their eighth day of training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team will hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on Sunday. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Second Team Scrimmage; Alex Alexeyev Joins Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still A No Show: Day 7 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals We’re getting closer. The Washington Capitals were back to work on Monday for day 7 of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will be off on Tuesday, then hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on … Continue reading

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Head Coach Todd Reirden is “Proud” of the Capitals For Their Commitment, Positive Attitudes & Handling of the New Norm During Training Camp

On Sunday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices on the sixth day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. He discussed how the … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold First Scrimmage, Daniel Sprong Scores Two Goals; T.J. Oshie, Ilya Samsonov and Alex Alexeyev Miss Practice: Day 5 of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals Saturday was day 5 of the Washington Capitals training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. As was the case in previous days, the camp was divided into two separate practice sessions, but today also include the team’s first intrasquad … Continue reading

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Capitals Prepare For First Intrasquad Scrimmage; Ilya Samsonov, Alex Alexeyev Still Out: News From Day 4 of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to work on Friday after an off day on yesterday. The team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday and then hold one final week of practices at MedStar Capitals Iceplex before departing to … Continue reading

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