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Hockey Tough: Former Capitals Defenseman Matt Niskanen Gets Hit in the Face By a Shot, Returns to Game Action

Photo: Philadelphia Flyers For five seasons, defenseman Matt Niskanen patrolled the Washington Capitals’ blueline, and was a key component of the Caps’ 2018 Stanley Cup victory. Signed as a free agent in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was dealt to … Continue reading

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Penguins Announce Sidney Crosby Will Miss At Least Six Weeks After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Core Muscle Injury

Photo: Sportsnet The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Thursday that captain Sidney Crosby will miss at least six weeks, meaning he will be out through the NHL’s holiday break (18 games), after having a successful procedure to repair his core muscle. … Continue reading

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Golden Knights at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Carl Hagelin Out With Upper-Body Injury

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin was absent from the team’s morning skate on Saturday with an upper-body injury and is considered day-to-day. Forward Chandler Stephenson will take Hagelin’s spot on the third-line against the Vegas Golden Knights tonight … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division News Roundup: A Busy Day On Monday

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Monday was filled with news out of the seven cities within the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, as injuries begin to pile up, and one of the biggest stars in the division could be facing legal troubles. … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Rangers On Friday, Will Start On The Third Defense Pair

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played since March 20 and underwent hamstring surgery on April 2, will likely be back in the lineup when the Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Announce John Tavares Will Miss A Minimum Of Two Weeks After Breaking Finger Late Against Capitals

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Thursday afternoon that captain John Tavares will miss a minimum of two weeks with a broken finger, which he suffered late in the team’s 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Richard Panik, Jonas Seigenthaler Leave Second Period Of Wednesday’s 4-3 Win Over Maple Leafs Following Collision

Washington Capitals forward Richard Panik and defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler both left the second period of Wednesday’s 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs with upper-body injuries and neither returned.

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Capitals Place Michal Kempny On Injured Non-Roster

Photo: NBCS The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have placed defenseman Michal Kempny on injured non-roster, meaning that he will not count against the salary cap and can be activated as soon as he is ready.

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Positive Developments Will Come to Light at the 2019 Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals should have many positive notes as training camp approaches. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Michal Kempny Takes The Ice For The First Time Since Hamstring Surgery

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny skated for the first time since March 20, when he left the team’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a torn hamstring after getting involved in a scrum with center Cedric Paquette. The 29-year … Continue reading

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