Tag Archives: Michal Kempny

Teammates, Fans Send Best Wishes & Share Favorite Moments of Former Capitals Player Jakub Vrana

Photo: NHL.com Just after 3 PM on the Trade Deadline on Monday, the Washington Capitals dealt forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik along with a 2021 first-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick for forward Anthony Mantha from the Detroit … Continue reading

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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 Returns, Michal Kempny Skates, Latest Lines: New From Capitals Practice

The Washington Capitals were back to work Friday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following their 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. The Capitals next host the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. Puck drop … Continue reading

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Will Michal Kempny Be A Lock In The Capitals’ Top-Six When He Returns ?

After the Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Brenden Dillon to a four-year contract before he could have hit the unrestricted free agent market, the team has four left-handed defensemen on one-way contracts: Dillon, Dmitry Orlov, Jonas Siegenthaler, and Michal Kempny. In … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Is Preparing For Another Lengthy Rehab And The Birth Of His First Child In January

Earlier this month the Washington Capitals announced that defenseman Michal Kempny had suffered his second severe leg injury in the last eighteen months, this time to an Achilles’ tendon. The announcement added that Kempny had already undergone successful surgery to … Continue reading

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After Some Offseason Turnover, What Will The Capitals’ Defensive Lineup Look Like On Opening Night?

Photo: Newsbreak After allowing an average of 3.32 goals-per-game from December 8 on during the regular season (the third-worst in the NHL and the worst among teams that participated in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers), the Washington Capitals made some … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Michal Kempny Underwent Achilles Tendon Surgery, Will Miss 6-8 Months

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday evening that defenseman Michal Kempny will miss 6-8 months after undergoing surgery on his Achilles tendon. That would put him on track to return sometime in between April and June 2021.

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Review Of Washington Capitals Injuries From the 2019-20 Regular Season

Fortunately for the Washington Capitals, they were the healthiest team in the NHL last season when it comes to total man-games lost. Unfortunately for the Capitals the healthy season and opportunity was ultimately squandered in the postseason. Here is our … Continue reading

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Bobby Ryan Awarded The 2019-20 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Photo: Courier-Post Monday night the NHL and the Professional Hockey Writers Association announced that the Ottawa Senators’ Bobby Ryan has been awarded the 2019-20 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. Ryan left the Senators in late November to enter the NHL/NHLPA player … Continue reading

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Brian Pinho In, Boyd, Backstrom Out: Capitals Lines For Game 4

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals have taken the ice for pregame warmups for Game 4 at Scotiabank Arena. Todd Reirden has released his starting lines and defensive pairs for the game:

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