Tag Archives: Injuries

Five Things That Must Turn Around for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

How can the Washington Capitals make another deep run at the Stanley Cup in 2020? Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Free Agency, Salary Cap, And Injury Updates On Conference Call With The Media

Prior to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media via conference call on Thursday afternoon. He touched on numerous topics such as injury updates, trade talk around the NHL, contract negotiation updates, … Continue reading

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Capitals Keep Same Lineup For Game 6; Game Status For Svechnikov, Ferland, and Martinook To Be Determined After Morning Skate For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals came into Monday’s morning skate in all business mode with a chance to secure a spot in the Second Round on the line when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 6 of the First … Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Andrei Svechnikov, Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Pointing Fingers At One Another On Who Sparked Game 3 Fight

Photo: NBC Sports Washington One of the biggest subjects of conversations after Game 3 of the First Round series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes was the fight between Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov … Continue reading

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With Kempny On the Sidelines, the Capitals Will Need More Contributions From the Depth Defensemen

Despite Michal Kempny’s leg injury, the Washington Capitals are in good shape defensively. Continue reading

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Lars Eller and Christian Djoos Injury Updates

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, who left the second period of the team’s 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night with a lower-body injury, skated prior to practice but left before the rest of the team took the ice … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Practices After Suffering Eye Injury Against Blue Jackets; Christian Djoos Skates Before Practice

Goaltender Braden Holtby was on the ice after leaving in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last night with an eye injury. He said his vision wasn’t good enough to come … Continue reading

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Rick Nash’s Premature Retirement: A Shot of Realization for the NHL and A Notice for the Capitals and T.J. Oshie

Photo: Sportsnet The announcement from longtime NHL forward Rick Nash early Friday that he was stepping away from the game of hockey due to concussion-related issues was a move that highlighted the consequences of head injuries in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Meets With The Media

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan told reporters on Friday in his mid-season meeting that the team wants to begin negotiating a contract with forward Jakub Vrana, who can become a restricted free agent July 1, soon, and discussed more. 

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen Injury Updates

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon in preparations for their game against the Nashville Predators tomorrow afternoon at Capital One Arena. Action can be seen on NBC Sports Washington starting at 12:30 PM Eastern. Here … Continue reading

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