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Capitals Loan Michal Kempny To AHL Hershey On Conditioning Stint

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Thursday afternoon that they have assigned defenseman Michal Kempny to the AHL’s Hershey Bears on a conditioning loan.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov, Alex Ovechkin Unavailable For Capitals On Wednesday; T.J. Oshie Will Return

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media after the team’s morning skate at Madison Square Garden that center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov will be out against the New York Rangers (7 PM ET, NBCSN … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game Against Rangers After Just One Shift, Will Not Return

With Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie out of the Washington Capitals’ lineup against the New York Rangers, the return of Captain Alex Ovechkin and Alternate captain John Carlson were welcome bits of news for Head Coach Peter Laviolette’s team. However, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist Announces That His Heart “Isn’t Quite Ready”

Photo: NBC Sports Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced on Sunday that he is aiming to join the Washington Capitals for the end of the season after returning to the ice from an open heart procedure he underwent in January.

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Michal Kempny Skates With Capitals’ Taxi Squad Six Months After Achilles Tendon Surgery

Photo: Sportsnet Defenseman Michal Kempny skated with the Washington Capitals’ taxi squad for the first time on Thursday prior to their game against the Boston Bruins (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) since the team announced he underwent surgery on … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Exits Game Against New York Islanders After Collision With T.J. Oshie, (UPDATE: Returns With Three Minutes Left In Period)

Having played strongly since returning from the COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals second-year goaltender Ilya Samsonov looked to continue his strong play against the New York Islanders on April 1. That start, however, was cut short, after Samsonov left the … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Anders Lee Out For Rest Of Season After Undergoing Surgery On Torn ACL

Photo: Sportsnet The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday morning that captain Anders Lee has undergone surgery for a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the 2020-21 season.

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Lars Eller Leaves Capitals’ Game Against Flyers With Lower-Body Injury

After missing the Washington Capitals’ last game against the Philadelphia Flyers due to a family matter, Center Lars Eller was back in the lineup for the teams’ Thursday night tilt. The welcome return of the versatile forward was short-lived, however, … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Out Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury, Will Not Suit Up For Capitals On Saturday

The Washington Capitals announced prior to their game at the New Jersey Devils on Saturday afternoon (1 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) that center Evgeny Kuznetsov will not play due to an upper-body injury.

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