Tag Archives: Training Camp

Capitals Sign Craig Anderson To One-Year, $700,000 Contract, Place Him On Waivers

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that they have signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a one-year contract worth $700,000 and put him on waivers with the intention of putting him on the taxi squad. The 39-year-old became an … Continue reading

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27 Players Tested Positive For COVID-19 During Training Camp

Photo: ESPN The NHL announced on Tuesday evening that 27 players on nine different teams have tested positive for COVID-19 since teams were allowed to open training camps on Wednesday, December 30. Opening night across the league is slated to … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Roster Cuts Prior To Start Of 2020-21 Season

The Washington Capitals made roster cuts on Monday, just ahead of the deadline at 5 PM ET on Tuesday to submit their final 23-man and four-to-six skater taxi squad rosters. They will also be required to carry at least three … Continue reading

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Canucks Cancel Sunday’s Practice Out Of COVID-19 Precaution

Photo: Wikipedia The Vancouver Canucks announced on Sunday that they have canceled their training camp activities for the day out of precaution after players could have been exposed to COVID-19. The NHL will announce if any players tested positive for … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Jonas Siegenthaler: “It’s A Pretty Healthy Competition Here Right Now”

Washington Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler thinks that the competition on a crowded blueline is “a good thing [because it] keeps you on [your] toes every practice.” He feels like there is “a pretty healthy competition here right now.”

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Jakub Vrana On Capitals’ 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: “Nothing Went Very Well For Us”

Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana told the media on Saturday that “I like [head coach Peter Laviolette’s system], it’s a high-tempo [one].” He does not mind the skating part of it and added that “we want to play fast.”

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Peter Laviolette Shakes Capitals’ Lines Up After Day Off; Conor Sheary Serves As Extra Forward

After the Washington Capitals‘ day off on Friday, head coach Peter Laviolette shook his team’s forwards lines up and gave goaltender Pheonix Copley a closer look. The team made no changes on defense.

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Report: Penguins Cancel Saturday’s Practice Due To Possible COVID-19 Exposure

Photo: Pittsburgh Hockey Now The Pittsburgh Penguins canceled their practice and scrimmage on Saturday for precautionary reasons after possibly being exposed to COVID-19, according to NHL.com’s Wes Crosby.

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Report: Stars Cancel Friday’s Training Camp Activities Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Photo: Visit Frisco The Dallas Stars canceled their practice on Friday. The team could not tell why but according to The Athletic’s Sean Shapiro and Saad Yousuf, the cancellation was COVID-19 related. The Columbus Blue Jackets also announced that they … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette After Capitals’ First Training Camp Scrimmage: “I Think We Accomplished What We Wanted To Accomplish”

Photo: @Capitals After the Washington Capitals’ first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday afternoon, head coach Peter Laviolette thought that the first two periods of it “[were] competitive [and] fast” and the scrimmage was good as a whole.

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