Tag Archives: Practice

One Day After Making History, Alex Ovechkin Skates With Son Sergei (aka “Ovi Jr”) After Practice

Photo: @ByMattWeyrich After making history last night against the Arizona Coyotes in the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 loss at Capital One Arena, Alex Ovechkin concluded Sunday’s practice enjoying some one-on-one time with oldest son Sergei.

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Capitals Release Reverse Retro Jersey 2.0

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals, along with all 31 other NHL teams, released their “Reverse Retro 2022 ADIZERO” jerseys on Thursday morning. They brought back the screaming eagle but in a black design after the first reverse retro design two … Continue reading

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Capitals Tease Reverse Retro 2.0 Design During Tuesday’s Practice

Photo: Twitter: @ByMattWeyrich With the NHL’s Reverse Retro 2.0 line set to be revealed on Thursday, the Washington Capitals suited up in some of their new gear as part of it during Tuesday’s practice.

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Capitals Continue To Experiment With Forward Lines

Left-wings Joe Snively and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, right-wing Brett Leason, and centers Aliaksei Protas and Henrik Borgstrom skated as a taxi squad before the Washington Capitals began Monday’s practice, hinting where all five players stand within the organization at the moment.

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Every Player In Capitals’ First Practice Group Will Play On Weekend Road Trip

Center Connor McMichael skated on the Washington Capitals’ fourth-line during practice on Thursday, but head coach Peter Laviolette played down the significance of that, saying he “wouldn’t put too much into” it and the team is trying a lot of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Orlov: “Nobody Believes In Us But We’re Going To Beat ‘Em”

After the first practice prior to the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, defenseman Dmitry Orlov thought that his Washington Capitals “looked good. We got a couple days and everyone’s just trying to recover. It’s not going to be easy and we … Continue reading

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“Guys Are Just Happy To See Their Teammates Out There”: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Having A Full Lineup on the Ice, The Importance of An Extended Break, and Former Caps Goalie Craig Anderson

The Washington Capitals returned to practice with their full lineup on the ice for the first time this season, preparing for their Thursday night tilt against the New York Rangers. Head Coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the … Continue reading

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Vanecek Skates Prior To Capitals’ Practice On Saturday

Goaltender Vitek Vanecek, who has missed three straight games after leaving the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1 with an upper-body injury, skated on his own prior to the team’s practice on Saturday but … Continue reading

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Jensen Participates In Capitals’ Optional Practice On Thursday

Defenseman Nick Jensen, who is labeled as week-to-week with a lower-body injury, participated in the Washington Capitals’ optional practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday. The 31-year-old has missed the past three games and is eligible to return against the … Continue reading

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Samsonov Returns To Capitals’ Practice; Hathaway Skates On Top Line

After leaving the end of the Washington Capitals’ practice on Tuesday in some discomfort, goaltender Ilya Samsonov returned to the team for Wednesday’s practice.

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