Tag Archives: Preseason

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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Capitals To Sit Lars Eller, Nic Dowd In Preseason Finale, Recall Shane Gersich From AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals recalled forward Shane Gersich from the AHL’s Hershey Bears a day after sending him down there. Gersich will center the third-line, stepping in for Lars Eller, who is dealing with an upper-body injury in the team’s preseason … Continue reading

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Bottom Six Battleground: Travis Boyd Scores Second Preseason Goal in First Period Against St. Louis Blues, Bottom-six Roster Spot Competition Heating Up

Heading into the final days of training camp/the preseason, the Capitals’ coaching staff’s most pressing decisions will involve deciding which players earn a spot on defense, and which forwards will earn a spot among the bottom-six forward group. And through … Continue reading

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Ready to Roll in Chocolatetown: Hershey Bears Coach Spencer Carbery Ready for His Second Season Behind the Bench

Screen cap: Hershey Bears Last season was a tale of two for Hershey Bears’ Head Coach Spencer Carbery and the top minor league affiliate of the Capitals. After a slow start to the season, the then first-year bench boss was … Continue reading

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Rounding out the Roster: Which Players Will Make the Capitals’ Final Roster?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After making a second round of cuts to their preseason roster, a clearer picture on who will be on the final roster for the Capitals is being drawn. With the added salary cap ceiling cushion that … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Slick Assist, Third-Round Pick Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal and Adds Helper in Second Period of The Team’s First Preseason Tilt

Photo: @Capitals While there was bound to be a number of prospects watched during the preseason, perhaps some of the most anticipated were the Capitals’ 2019 draft class, including centers Connor McMichael and Aliaksei Protas. With solid offensive production in … Continue reading

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