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Lars Eller Skates During Capitals’ Optional Practice

Center Lars Eller, who missed the Washington Capitals‘ 3-2 double-overtime loss in Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday due to a lower-body injury, skated during the team’s optional practice.

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Ilya Samsonov, Evgeny Kuznetsov Skate Ahead of Capitals’ Optional Practice

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov each skated ahead of the Washington Capitals‘ optional practice on Sunday. Both players were placed on COVID-19 protocol. Kuznetsov entered it on May 4 and Samsonov did on May 7.

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Michal Kempny, T.J. Oshie Skate Ahead Of Capitals’ Game 1 vs. Bruins

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who has not played this season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon on October 6, and forward T.J. Oshie, who missed the Washington Capitals‘ last two regular-season games with a lower-body injury, are still … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Justin Schultz On Possibly Playing vs. Flyers: “I Think It’s Day-To-Day”

Photo: Tribune-Review After missing four consecutive games with an upper-body injury, defenseman Justin Schultz said that “I feel good. Body’s fine. Face is feeling fine” after Monday’s Washington Capitals’ practice. He added that his teeth are damaged but healing. He … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin On Capitals Playing 60-Minute Game: “I Don’t See Any Reason Why We Can’t Do It”

Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin called head coach Peter Laviolette “an honest coach” after practice on Wednesday as the team prepares for their game at the New York Rangers on Thursday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network … Continue reading

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No Update On Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Ilya Samsonov

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette did not have an update on captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, defenseman Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov after all four entered the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on January 21. Laviolette ruled … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “We’re Still Ways To Go From Feeling Very Comfortable With It”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that he will wait to see how forward Tom Wilson, who missed Sunday’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday with a lower-body injury, feels on Tuesday prior to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette On Trevor Van Riemsdyk And Jonas Siegenthaler: “I Do Believe Those Two Players Not Playing Are NHL Defensemen”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette said that he told some players not to practice on Monday depending on how much they played in the team’s three games in four days. Tuesday’s game at the Pittsburgh Penguins (7 PM ET, … Continue reading

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Conor Sheary Secures Spot On Capitals’ Third-Line

After waiving nine players and making roster cuts on Monday, the Washington Capitals iced their expected lineup for when the team visits the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Tuesday’s practice.

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