Tag Archives: Matt Niskanen

With Kempny On the Sidelines, the Capitals Will Need More Contributions From the Depth Defensemen

Despite Michal Kempny’s leg injury, the Washington Capitals are in good shape defensively. Continue reading

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With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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With the Acquisitions of Hagelin and Jensen, the Capitals Receive Some Much-Needed Speed

The Washington Capitals hope to bolster their chances of winning the Stanley Cup by adding quickness to their lineup. Continue reading

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Capitals Top The Avalanche 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 (OT) Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 30-18-6 (66 points) on the season. The Capitals return to the ice on … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen, Pheonix Copley to Participate in Ceremonial Puck Drop at Congressional Hockey Challenge at Capital One Arena on Feb. 6

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen and goaltender Pheonix Copley will participate in a ceremonial puck drop at the 2019 Congressional Hockey Challenge on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. 

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex [Photos]

It’s been a tough week for the defending Stanley Cup Champions, as their losing streak has now stretched to a season-long four games, including a loss last night to former bench boss Barry Trotz. Regardless of the current rough patch, … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin To Skip All-Star Game To Take Full Advantage Of Capitals’ Bye Week

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will miss NHL All-Star Weekend in San Jose from January 26-27 to take full advantage of his team’s bye week, which will take place from January 24-31. Ovechkin, 33, was voted by the fans as … Continue reading

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Overcoming the New Year Adversity: What Can the Capitals Do To Get Back on Track in 2019?

How can the Capitals get back on the winning track to begin 2019? Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen Injury Updates

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon in preparations for their game against the Nashville Predators tomorrow afternoon at Capital One Arena. Action can be seen on NBC Sports Washington starting at 12:30 PM Eastern. Here … Continue reading

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