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Nicklas Backstrom A Game-Time Decision, John Carlson Out For Capitals’ Round-Robin Finale

Photo: Winslow Townson/AP Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden announced that defenseman John Carlson will not play in the team’s final round-robin game due to an undisclosed injury and that center Nicklas Backstrom will be a game-time decision.

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Capitals’ John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision Vs. Flyers; Travis Boyd Draws Into Lineup for Lars Eller

Thursday morning, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call prior to the team’s second round-robin game against the Philadelphia Flyers (4 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington, NBCSN). He said defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Lightning 3-2 (SO) In First Round Robin Game For Seeding

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 (shootout) in their first postseason round robin game Monday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit to ultimately … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision For Round-Robin Opener vs. Lightning

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media before the team’s round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday (4 PM ET, NBCSN nationally, NBC Sports Washington locally) that defenseman John Carlson will be a game-time decision.

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against the Lightning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He gave an update on defenseman John Carlson and stated goaltender Braden Holtby will start in Monday’s round-robin game against the Tampa … Continue reading

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John Carlson Returned To Practice on Saturday, However Todd Reirden Would Not Commit To Carlson Playing On Monday

John Carlson returned to practice on Saturday after sitting out practice on Thursday and having a team day off on Friday. Carlson left Wednesday’s exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes after taking an awkward fall into the boards midway through … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Business Decisions, Contract Extensions Will Wait Until After The Playoffs

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media on a Zoom call Friday morning. He discussed that business decisions and contract extensions will wait until after the playoffs, defenseman John Carlson expected to skate … Continue reading

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John Carlson Misses Practice, Team Off On Friday: The Latest From The Capitals Bubble In Toronto

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals returned to practice at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto Thursday afternoon following their 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday. The Capitals will be off on Friday, then hold two more practice sessions before … Continue reading

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Capitals Hopeful John Carlson Can Return To Practice On Saturday

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Thursday that the hope is that defenseman John Carlson will return to practice on Saturday after he missed Thursday’s practice. The team is scheduled to take Friday off.

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Capitals’ John Carlson Leaves Exhibition Game After Crashing Into Boards

Photo: THN Defenseman John Carlson left the Washington Capitals’ exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes after crashing into the boards in the third period with a Hurricanes skater. He missed over half of the period. His legs got tangled in … Continue reading

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