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Blues’ Binnington Out For Second Round With Lower-Body Injury

Photo: SN The St. Louis Blues announced on Sunday that goaltender Jordan Binnington will miss the rest of the team’s second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche with a lower-body injury that he suffered in the team’s 5-2 … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Scores Capitals’ First Goal of the 2022 Postseason, Exits Game With Injury

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ much-anticipated Game 1 matchup against the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs got off to a positive start for the visiting Caps, as right wing Tom Wilson scored … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Hagelin Out For “Extended Period Of Time” With Eye Injury, Snively Week-To-Week With Upper-Body Injury; Mantha Not Ruled Out For Thursday’s Game

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette did not rule out left-wing Anthony Mantha, who has missed 44 games after undergoing shoulder surgery for an injury suffered in the team’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers on November 4, out … Continue reading

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A Sweet Return Between the Pipes: Vitek Vanecek Stands Strong in First Game Since February 1

Photo: The Hershey Bears After suffering an injury in the first period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1, goaltender Vitek Vanecek has slowly but surely worked his way back to a return to the … Continue reading

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Down A Defenseman: Justin Schultz Leaves Capitals’ Game Against the Nashville Predators With Upper-body Injury

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While an early goal by hometown forward Joe Snively got the Washington Capitals off to a good start against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, the Caps lost defenseman Justin Schultz early to injury.

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Vanecek Skates Prior To Capitals’ Practice On Saturday

Goaltender Vitek Vanecek, who has missed three straight games after leaving the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1 with an upper-body injury, skated on his own prior to the team’s practice on Saturday but … Continue reading

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Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitry Jaskin Discusses Spending Time With Alex Ovechkin and Fighting Tom Wilson

Washington Capitals fans may remember Dmitrij Jaskin, who played for the Capitals during the 2018-19 season. After his days with the Capitals, Jaskin moved on to play for Moscow Dynamo of the KHL for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vanecek Will Not Return To Tuesday’s Game In Pittsburgh After Leaving First Period With Upper-Body Injury; Shepard Serves As Back-Up Rest Of Game

Photo: Matt Freed/ Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced prior to the second period of Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena that goaltender Vitek Vanecek will not return after leaving 6:43 into the first with an … Continue reading

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Jensen Participates In Capitals’ Optional Practice On Thursday

Defenseman Nick Jensen, who is labeled as week-to-week with a lower-body injury, participated in the Washington Capitals’ optional practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday. The 31-year-old has missed the past three games and is eligible to return against the … Continue reading

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Capitals Place Nick Jensen On IR

The Washington Capitals announced prior to their game against the Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) that defenseman Nick Jensen has been placed on injured reserve and will also … Continue reading

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