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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Added To NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol Lis

Photo: TSN According to Samantha Pell of the Washington Post, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list on Tuesday.

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov Will Not Dress for Monday’s Game Against Rangers For Disciplinary Reasons; Craig Anderson To Backup Vanecek

According to The Washington Post‘s Samantha Pell, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov will not dress for Monday’s game against the New York Rangers. It was a team decision due to disciplinary reasons. Goaltender Craig Anderson will backup … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Will Start For Capitals vs. Islanders On Saturday

Photo: Steve Ryan/Getty Images Head coach Peter Laviolette confirmed that goaltender Ilya Samsonov will start in the Washington Capitals‘ game against the New York Islanders on Saturday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after the team’s morning skate at Nassau … Continue reading

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Saved By Sammy: Ilya Samsonov Records Second Shutout of the Season In Crucial 1-0 Win Against the New York Islanders

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ Thursday night game against the New York Islanders was more than just a regular season game between two division rivals, with playoff implications at stake in the final stretch of the 2020-21 season. In … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Craig Anderson To Taxi Squad, Zach Fucale To AHL Hershey

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Friday that goaltenders Craig Anderson, who was placed on the taxi squad, and Zach Fucale, who is heading to the AHL’s Hershey Bears, have been re-assigned.

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Capitals Recall Craig Anderson From Taxi Squad, Assign Zach Fucale To Taxi Squad

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals announced prior to their game against the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) that they have recalled goaltenders Craig Anderson from the taxi squad and Zach Fucale from the AHL’s Hershey … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Goal Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Out Day-To-Day With Upper Body Injury: Notes From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals are back in action tonight as they host the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena. This is the final meeting between the two teams this season, with the Capitals holding a 6-0-1 record against the Sabres. Puck … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek and Ilya Samsonov: Who Is The Capitals’ Number One Netminder?

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette stated before Tuesday night’s game against the Flyers that the team does not have a formal number one goaltender, and added that he thought it would be a mistake … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha Skates, Ilya Samsonov Will Start Tonight, Morning Lines: News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals returned to work for morning skate on Tuesday following a day-off on Monday. The Capitals host the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Capital One Arena with puck drop set for just after 7:00 PM.

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Ilya Samsonov’s Second Mask Of The Season Revealed By Artist David Gunnarsson

Image: @DaveArt Earlier this week renowned goaltender mask artist Dave Gunnarsson posted images of his latest creation for Capitals’ netminder, Ilya Samsonov. The mask was designed at the beginning of the year and has been worn by Samsonov since the … Continue reading

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