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Projecting The Capitals’ Lineup When Anthony Mantha Returns

Leading up to the NHL Trade Deadline on March 22, the Washington Capitals will almost certainly be buyers but have yet to see their optimal lineup this season due to injuries and COVID-19 and likely will not until left-wing Anthony … Continue reading

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Line Combinations Worth Trying In Preseason For Capitals

Photo: Yahoo! Sports With training camp for the 2021-22 season set to open in less than four weeks and the Washington Capitals scheduled to open their preseason slate on Sunday, September 26, there is an opportunity for head coach Peter … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Will Start Capitals’ Game 3 At Bruins

Photo: AP/Frank Franklin II According to NHL Network’s Billy Jaffe, goaltender Ilya Samsonov will start Game 3 for the Washington Capitals against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Wednesday night (6:30 PM ET, NBCSN nationally, NBC Sports Washington locally).

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Jakub Vrana Will Serve As Healthy Scratch For Capitals vs. Devils

Photo: LWOS Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that forward Jakub Vrana will come out of the lineup as a healthy scratch in favor of forward Richard Panik against the New Jersey Devils (7 PM ET, NBC … 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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Daniel Sprong To Make Capitals’ Debut vs. Penguins, Conor Sheary Scratched Against Former Team; Ilya Samsonov In Net

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced that forward Daniel Sprong will get a chance and come into the lineup in favor of forward Conor Sheary against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday (12 PM ET, NBC).

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Sparking A Dying Fuse: How to Put The “Power” Back In The Capitals’ Power Play

As the Capitals teeter on the edge of another customary mid-winter swoon, one of their special teams’ units got a head start. The power play, once a vaunted powerhouse, has been sputtering for better than a month.

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Capitals at Lightning Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Starts In Fathers’ Trip Opener

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who is 7-2-1 with a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average in 10 games this season, will get the nod for the Washington Capitals on Saturday night as they open their annual fathers and mentor’s … Continue reading

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The Capitals Team Blueprint Will Continue to Pave the Way For A Successful 2019-20

The Washington Capitals have constructed a team blueprint that is built for success. Continue reading

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“Last Year Was A Missed Opportunity”: Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden Speaks To the Media to Discuss Evgeny Kuznetsov, New Additions, Roster Competition, and More

After a long offseason that included the loss and addition of team personnel, training camp is well underway for Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden in his second year behind the bench as Head Coach. After a media day session and … Continue reading

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