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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 Misses Morning Skate; Justin Schultz Practices Without Non-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin did not participate in the team’s gameday morning skate on Tuesday. Ovechkin was listed “day-to-day” last Friday with a lower body injury which he sustained in the third period of the Capitals first game with … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Misses Practice Again, Justin Schultz Returns In Non-Contact Jersey, Caps Excited For Fans Return: News From Capitals Practice On Monday

The Washington Capitals returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Monday following a much-deserved day-off on Sunday. The Capitals and Islanders will conclude their eight-game season series Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

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Justin Schultz Out, Zdeno Chara In, Ilya Samsonov Starts In Goal Tonight: Notes From Capitals’ Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their game-day morning skate Thursday morning at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. They will face the Islanders in a two-game set tonight and Saturday in New York before the two teams return to the District … Continue reading

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Justin Schultz Misses Practice With Lower Body Injury; Zdeno Chara And Michael Raffl Practice: Notes From Capitals Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning for a team practice following a day off on Monday. The Capitals will practice again on Wednesday before departing for New York in advance of their two-game set with the Islanders at … Continue reading

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Optimization: A Look At The Capitals’ Defensemen And Optimizing The Pairings

Over the past few weeks, Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette has been tinkering with the defensive pairings by swapping Dmitry Orlov and Brenden Dillon in their top four roles. The Caps had largely rolled with the same pairings over the … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Buffalo, 4-3; Justin Schultz Tallies Three Points

Photo: Bill Wippert/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 4-3 at KeyBank Center on Friday night. The win lifted the Capitals into a tie kept them into a tie with the New York Islanders … Continue reading

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Put Another Egg in the Basket! Conor Sheary Continues Productive Season With Goal Against New Jersey

Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Conor Sheary to a one-year contract in free agency during the offseason, they did so hoping the former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre could provide some offensive depth to … Continue reading

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Defensive Dip: Examining The Capitals Defensemen’s Performance Over The Past 5 Games

Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images Prior to yesterday’s 2-1 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals were struggling defensively, giving up 17 goals against over three games, a concerning 5.66 goals against per game average.

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