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Former Capital Wojtek Wolski Returns to the Ice After Severe Injury

Photo: Getty Images Eight months ago former Washington Capital forward Wojtek Wolski suffered a neck injury in KHL play that put his future in question. It wasn’t just a neck injury, as he suffered two broken cervical vertebrae, spinal cord trauma, … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky – What Will He Cost the Capitals?

With Andre Burakovsky due for a new contract, what will he cost the Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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Marcus Johansson Has Broken Finger, May Require Surgery

In an interview with Swedish news outlet, Aftonbladet, Capitals forward Marcus Johansson said he will not be participating in the World Championships due to a broken finger. 

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Ovechkin won’t join Russia at Worlds due to lower-body injury

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation confirmed today that Alex Ovechkin won’t join Russia at Worlds due to a “lower-body injury”. 

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T.J. Oshie Will Return to the Lineup Tonight

Good news from this morning’s optional skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. It sounds like T.J. Oshie will make his return to the lineup after sitting out the last four games. 

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Matt Niskanen Injury Update

Caps defensman Matt Niskanen left last night’s game in the second period after colliding with Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas. He left the game with what appeared to be a left knee injury. Niskanen would not return to the game. 

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TJ Oshie Will Return To The Lineup Tonight Against Pittsburgh

The Capitals reassigned Liam O’Brien and Paul Carey to Hershey on Tuesday, which indicated the return of TJ Oshie was likely imminent. Another call-up was a very slight possibility, so confirmation would need to come after Wednesday mornings practice.

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The Injury Bug Strikes – How to Cure the Capitals Lineup

Photo: NHL/Washington Capitals Over the past couple of games, the Capitals have lost some important players in their lineup. Defenseman John Carlson was lost on December 26 to an undisclosed injury. Centreman and top faceoff man Jay Beagle was lost … Continue reading

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Update on Nicklas Backstrom – A Summer of Uncertainty

(Photo: Washington Capitals) This summer has been a long and winding road for our beloved top-line Centerman.  Nicklas Backstrom, an avid golfer, was kept from his favorite summertime hobby (for the most part) due to arthroscopic hip surgery and the recovery … Continue reading

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