Tag Archives: Practice

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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Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “I’m Excited. I’m Just Going To Be Myself And We’re Going To Play.”

Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk told the media after the team’s practice on Saturday that he thinks that this Stanley Cup Playoff tournament will “be a little different” but had fun being on an underdog team in 2012 with the … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov, Michal Kempny Miss First Day Of Phase Three For Capitals

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov in addition to defensemen Michal Kempny and Alexander Alexeyev, who could be a black ace when the Washington Capitals‘ round-robin slate begins against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, August 3 in Toronto, missed the first day … Continue reading

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NHL Will Allow Players To Use Team Facilities Starting In Early June

The NHL will allow players to use team facilities in early June, according to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta. The exact date players can begin is still to be determined. This would start the NHL’s phase two towards resuming the … Continue reading

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Dog Days At Practice: Team Pup Captain Joins Capitals at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Since he joined the team in October, “Caps Pup” Captain has developed a special relationship with the players, and in addition to his training to be a service dog, has delighted many in and outside the organization in his interactions … Continue reading

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