Tag Archives: Injuries

Oh No Captain, My Captain: Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game Against Toronto Maple Leafs With Upper-Body Injury

With the 2021-22 NHL regular season nearing an end, the Washington Capitals will soon be looking forward to the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, the collective beats of the Capital One Arena faithful skipped a beat in the third period … Continue reading

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Another One Gone: Tom Wilson Exits Game Against Penguins With Upper-Body Injury, Being Evaluated

Screen cap: ESPN With the Capitals having already lost defenseman Martin Fehervary to injury during their Wednesday night loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and a number of players already out due to health-related issues, the team received another blow when … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trevor Van Riemsdyk Placed On NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday that defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list.

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Sheary, Oshie Take Line Rushes In Capitals’ Practice; Hagelin, Carlson, Hathaway Take Maintenance Days

Center Nicklas Backstrom (who has yet to play this season due to a hip injury), right-wing T.J. Oshie (has missed six straight games and 16 of the last 17 with two different lower-body injuries), and left-wing Conor Sheary (has missed … Continue reading

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Hendrix Lapierre Will Return To Capitals’ Lineup On Saturday vs. Flyers

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced that center Hendrix Lapierre will return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup on Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after being a healthy scratch for the past two games.

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Capitals’ Nic Dowd Skates In Dark Blue Jersey

Center Nic Dowd participated during the Washington Capitals’ practice on Sunday wearing a dark blue jersey after missing two of the past three games due to a lower-body injury. It is unknown if dark blue is code for “non contact,” … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Skates, T.J. Oshie And Vitek Vanecek Do Not Participate In Morning Skate; Daniel Sprong Skates With Extras

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, who left the second period during Game 2 of the team’s first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins with a lower-body injury, participated in the team’s morning skate prior to Game 3 at … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Leaves Game 2 Against Boston Bruins, “Doubtful” To Return

Patrick McDermott/NHLI Via Getty Images With Center Evgeny Kuznetsov already out of the Washington Capitals’ lineup for Game 2 of their first round playoff series against the Boston Bruins, and Right Wing T.J. Oshie taking on centering duties as a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Will Not Play vs. Bruins On Tuesday

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, who left the team’s 2-1 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday with a lower-body injury and did not return, will not play against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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