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Fehervary Steps In For Siegenthaler, Samsonov Injured & Vanecek Will Be Recalled; Holtby To Start: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held morning skate ahead of Tuesday’s clash against the Los Angeles Kings (7 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Ilya Samsonov Leaves Capitals’ Morning Skate Due To Injury

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov left the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Tuesday due to injury after captain Alex Ovechkin hit him with a shot up high. The severity of the injury has yet to be determined. A shooter tutor has replaced … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin And Nicklas Backstrom Swap Sides On PP, Ilya Samsonov To Start; Penguins at Capitals Pregame Notebook

After going one-for-five on the power-play in their 5-3 win at the Ottawa Senators on Friday night, the Washington Capitals made some more changes to the unit as they put center Nicklas Backstrom on the left side and captain Alex … Continue reading

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Results From The Latest Readers Polls: How Much $$ Should Ovechkin Get, All-Star Game Popularity, Capitals Comebacks, Starting Goaltenders and Ilya Kovalchuk

With the All-Star break now firmly in our rear views, we are now set for the best part of the hockey season, the uninterrupted run for the Stanley Cup. Nothing but continuous hockey from here until mid-June. There is a … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Start For First Time Since Before All-Star Break, Senators Don’t Name Starting Goaltender: Capitals at Senators Pregame Notebook

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo Goaltender Ilya Samsonov will get the net for the first time since before the bye-week when the Washington Capitals visit the Ottawa Senators (7:30 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday night. “I’d … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big summer looming with major contributors’ contracts set to expire, key role players up as restricted free agents, and some big names that can sign contract extensions on July 1. NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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From Horseback Riding To Beach Volleyball In Mexico: Washington Capitals Kick-Off Bye Week And All-Star Break Vacations

Photo: larsellerofficial The Washington Capitals are enjoying some time off with family and friends prior to the NHL All-Star Weekend and the second half of the season. Here are the team’s latest vacation spots.

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes First Goalie In NHL History To Win His First Nine Road Games

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov became the first goaltender in NHL history to win his first nine road games on Saturday afternoon when he made seven saves in the third period of the team’s 6-4 comeback … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Has Hot Hand For Capitals

With goaltender Braden Holtby set to become an unrestricted free agent at the season’s end, Ilya Samsonov is using this year to make his case as an option for the Washington Capitals’ top goaltender next season. So far, he has … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes 10th Rookie Goaltender In NHL History To Win 9+ Consecutive Wins; Breaks Franchise Record

The Washington Capitals 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night was a big one that included an Ovechkin hat trick. However, goaltender Ilya Samsonov had a big night too. He has become the 10th rookie goaltender in NHL … Continue reading

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