Tag Archives: Injuries

Report: Chandler Stephenson Not On Ice With Capitals In San Jose, Likely Part Of Roster Transaction

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson was not on the ice during the team’s practice at SAP Center on Monday morning and could be part of a transaction, according to senior writer Mike Vogel.

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Steel City? Injuries Continue To Pile Up For Penguins

Photo: Zimbio Some more tough news came out of Pittsburgh on Sunday morning as the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that defenseman Brian Dumoulin will be out at least two months after he had surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his left … Continue reading

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Panthers at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom Skates In No-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who was ruled out for their game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night, skated in a no-contact jersey with his teammates in the team’s morning skate prior to the game. The 32-year old will … Continue reading

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Monday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Nic Dowd Appears Ready To Return, Carl Hagelin Sheds No-Contact Jersey

Center Nic Dowd, who has missed the past five games due to a hand injury, skated on the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line during practice on Monday and appears ready to return when the team hosts the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Carl Hagelin On Long-Term IR, Nic Dowd On IR, Announce Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss Wednesday’s Game at Rangers With Upper-Body Injury

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday morning that they have placed forward Carl Hagelin on long-term injured reserve and center Nic Dowd on injured reserve. Both have missed the past six and three games, respectively, … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Richard Panik Skates For The First Time Since Suffering Upper-Body Injury

Photo: WaPo Washington Capitals forward Richard Panik skated for the first time since leaving the second period of the team’s 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on October 16 following a collision with defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler after practice on … Continue reading

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Blues Announce Vladimir Tarasenko Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery On Tuesday, Be Reevaluated In Five Months

Photo: Sports Illustrated The St. Louis Blues announced on Monday that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will undergo shoulder surgery on Tuesday and be reevaluated in five months. He will be placed on long-term injured reserve, according to the team.

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Capitals Place Richard Panik On Long-Term Injured Reserve, Announce Jonas Seigenthaler Will Be Game-Time Decision Against Rangers On Friday

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Friday that they have placed forward Richard Panik (upper-body) on long-term injured reserve and defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler will skate prior to their game against the New York Rangers and will … Continue reading

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Capitals To Sit Lars Eller, Nic Dowd In Preseason Finale, Recall Shane Gersich From AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals recalled forward Shane Gersich from the AHL’s Hershey Bears a day after sending him down there. Gersich will center the third-line, stepping in for Lars Eller, who is dealing with an upper-body injury in the team’s preseason … Continue reading

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Capitals Injury Updates

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny (torn hamstring) practiced with the team once again on Monday and is getting “closer” to shedding it, per head coach Todd Reirden. He has not played a preseason game and Reirden told the media that … Continue reading

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