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Injuries And Recalls And Hathaway’s Hearing, Oh My!- News From Morning Skate

Photo: Capitals Wednesday morning, the Washington Capitals game day morning skate at Madison Square Garden ahead of tonight’s game against the New York Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here is news from the morning skate.

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Hagelin, Dowd Out; Hathaway Awaits Possible Supplemental Discipline- News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held an optional practice on Tuesday at Medstar Capitals Iceplex ahead of Wednesday’s game in New York against the Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here are notes from the morning skate.

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Golden Knights at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Carl Hagelin Out With Upper-Body Injury

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin was absent from the team’s morning skate on Saturday with an upper-body injury and is considered day-to-day. Forward Chandler Stephenson will take Hagelin’s spot on the third-line against the Vegas Golden Knights tonight … Continue reading

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Flames at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Between The Pipes

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Ilya Samsonov will get the start in goal when the Washington Capitals host the Calgary Flames at Capital One Arena on Sunday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally and NHL Network nationally) for his second … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Says Maple Leafs “Have To Play Differently” To Win Stanley Cup

Photo: CTV News The Toronto Maple Leafs are off to a slow start this season as they head into Tuesday’s game against the Washington Capitals (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Scotiabank Arena with a 6-5-2 record. As Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Rangers Pregame Notebook: Richard Panik Out Week-To-Week; Fehervary And Boyd Recalled; Holtby To Start Versus Rangers

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Friday that forward Richard Panik is week-to-week with an upper-body injury but will not need surgery after the team placed him on long-term injured reserve earlier in the morning. He … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Rangers On Friday, Will Start On The Third Defense Pair

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played since March 20 and underwent hamstring surgery on April 2, will likely be back in the lineup when the Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Michal Kempny Not Ready To Return Yet; Ilya Samsonov Starts

Defenseman Michal Kempny will not return when the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) on Wednesday night. Head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Tuesday that he would likely be held out … Continue reading

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Capitals To Start Ilya Samsonov vs. Maple Leafs On Wednesday Night

The Washington Capitals will start goaltender Ilya Samsonov against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after Braden Holtby allowed three goals on three shots and was pulled in the team’s 6-3 loss to … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov To Start Tonight; Nic Dowd Back In The Lineup

Photo: NHL.com Center Nic Dowd will draw back into the lineup for the Washington Capitals when they visit the Dallas Stars on Saturday night (8 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) in favor of forward Chandler Stephenson, who will sit as a … Continue reading

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