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Next Man Up And A Night of Fisticuffs: T.J. Oshie Fights Flyers’ Garrett Wilson After Hit on Michal Kempny, Nick Jensen Drops Gloves In Fiery Preseason Tilt

Rob Carr/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny’s return from injury for the 2021-22 season was a welcome sight for all who have followed the blueliner’s struggle with injuries the last few seasons. With that in mind, it was no … Continue reading

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Capitals Release Roster For Friday’s Preseason Finale

The Washington Capitals released their roster for Friday’s preseason finale against the Philadelphia Flyers at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally).

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Don’t Know What Hit Them: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson Score 56 Seconds Apart in Preseason Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

With star Center Nicklas Backstrom still dealing with recovery from a hip ailment, the Washington Capitals are looking for the team’s other top forwards to pick up their offensive game in his absence. Two of those, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Roster For Wednesday’s Preseason Game In Boston

The Washington Capitals announced their 23-man roster for Wednesday’s preseason game against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally), which includes 16 regulars from last season.

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Martin Fehervary Leaves Capitals’ Preseason Game vs. Devils With Upper-Body Injury

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that defenseman Martin Fehervary will not return to their preseason game against the New Jersey Devils due to an upper-body injury.

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Ilya Samsonov Misses Capitals’ Practice With Lower-Body Injury

Photo: NHL.com Goaltender Ilya Samsonov missed the Washington Capitals’ practice on Sunday with a lower-body injury after playing Saturday’s entire 3-1 preseason loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, where he made 28 saves.

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Bruins Down Capitals, 3-2 In Shootout; Hendrix Lapierre Earns Two Assists In First Preseason Game

The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 3-2 in a shootout at Capital One Arena on Sunday in each teams’ 2021-22 preseason debut. Goaltenders Phoenix Copley, who stopped 12 out of 14 shots through 40 … Continue reading

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Line Combinations Worth Trying In Preseason For Capitals

Photo: Yahoo! Sports With training camp for the 2021-22 season set to open in less than four weeks and the Washington Capitals scheduled to open their preseason slate on Sunday, September 26, there is an opportunity for head coach Peter … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Says Canes’ Coach Chirped Him – A Look at the Gritty Final Preseason Tilt

Sunday’s Capitals-Hurricanes tilt was the final preseason game for both teams, although you would have a tough time telling the game was meaningless. In front of a full house (tickets were free as part of “Canes Carnival”) the two teams … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Down Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-2 in Overtime In Preseason Rematch; Alexander Alexeyev Makes Debut and Records Assist

JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears After facing off against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Wilkes-Barre on Friday night, the Hershey Bears hosted a rematch in their only home game of the preseason at Giant Center in Hershey on Saturday night, rallying from a … Continue reading

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