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Washington’s Sandin Stops By Toronto’s Practice On Monday

Photo: Sportsnet While stopping in Toronto to finish packing a few things, Washington Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin stopped by the Toronto Maple Leafs’ practice facility to greet his former teammates and management during their practice on Monday.

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Peter Laviolette on Upcoming Game Against New Jersey Devils: “We’re Playing A Quick Team Tomorrow, So We’ve Got to Be Ready To Skate”

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals will finally play in their home barn of Capital One Arena on Thursday after finishing their West Coast swing with a 2-2 record. The team returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Sheary, Kuznetsov Miss Washington’s Practice In Anaheim On Tuesday

Left-wing Conor Sheary, who returned to the Washington area for the birth of his second child, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov, who is dealing with a non-COVID-19-related illness, missed the Washington Capitals’ practice at Honda Center on Tuesday.

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Team’s Struggles: “We Haven’t Improved Ourselves At All…I Think Everyone Understands That We Need to Win Hockey Games”

The Washington Capitals’ 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night marked their fifth consecutive defeat and pushed the team into a more desperate position as the 2022-23 season continues to progress.

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A Day With The Tiger: Lars Eller, Capitals Welcome Make-A-Wish Kid Liam Reigel to Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Washington Capitals On Monday, Washington Capitals Center Lars Eller and the team welcomed 12-year old Liam Reigel to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for practice in coordination with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, which grants children with extreme illnesses and health conditions once-in-a-lifetime experiences while … Continue reading

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“I’m Not Going to Put Pressure On Myself”: Nicklas Backstrom Preaches Patience in Returning to Full Form As Return to Lineup Inches Closer

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals’ recent stretch of success has coincided with the continued progression of right wing Tom Wilson and center Nicklas Backstrom, who are recovering from respective ACL and hip surgeries during the offseason.

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Capitals’ Wilson, Backstrom Won’t Travel To Columbus, But Both “Pretty Close” To Returning Together

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced after Wednesday’s optional practice that both right-wing Tom Wilson and center Nicklas Backstrom will not accompany the Washington Capitals for their game at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday (7 PM ET, ESPN) but both … Continue reading

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Backstrom Returns To Capitals’ Practice

Center Nicklas Backstrom returned to practice for the Washington Capitals on Monday after spending the past five days in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

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The Ovi Jr. Show: Sergei Ovechkin Laces ‘Em Up at Capitals Practice and Naturally Scores Some Goals, Practices Goal Celebrations

Photo: Washington Capitals As he took the ice, all eyes in MedStar Capitals Iceplex locked on him, and cheered as he put the puck in the net. Players and coaches alike watched as No. 8 skated around the ice, so … Continue reading

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Hagelin Skates Before Capitals Practice For First Time Since Eye, Hip Surgeries, Return “Still In Distant Future”

Left-wing Carl Hagelin skated prior to the Washington Capitals’ practice on Wednesday for the first time since undergoing two surgeries on his eye, the first of which occurred on March 3. The 34-year-old also had a procedure done on his … Continue reading

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