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Carl Hagelin Moved Down To Fourth-Line, Dmitry Orlov Begins Capitals’ Training Camp On Top Pair

Photo: @Capitals On his first day running practice for the Washington Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette has made some changes to his team’s lineup after they ended last season by going 15-14-3 in their final 32 regular-season games and went … Continue reading

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What To Keep An Eye On As Capitals Open Training Camp

The Washington Capitals will open training camp on Sunday as they begin preparing for the 2020-21 season, which will begin Thursday, January 14 at the Buffalo Sabres. There are plenty of storylines for a team that is nearing the end … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce 2020-21 Training Camp Roster

The Washington Capitals released their schedule and roster for training camp, which will open on Sunday with medical and COVID-19 testing at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia. On-ice activities will open on Monday. The team’s first game of the … Continue reading

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Capitals Enter 2020-21 Season With NHL’s Oldest Roster

Photo: NHL.com According to CapFriendly, the Washington Capitals enter the 2020-21 season with the NHL’s oldest roster as their players have an average age of 29.7, 1.1 more than the second-oldest (the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings), after … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Craig Anderson To PTO

Photo: Yardbarker After goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced that he will not play this season due to a heart condition, the Washington Capitals announced on Sunday that they have signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a professional tryout agreement. Anderson became an … Continue reading

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Report: COVID-19 Protocols The Next Step For NHL, Players’ Association

Photo: Jones Day TSN’s Darren Dreger said on Tuesday’s Insider Trading that the next step for the NHL and NHL Players’ Association is “a lot of work on (COVID-19) protocols” as they inch closer towards an agreement on the 2020-21 … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Ilya Samsonov’s Injury & Absence in Toronto: “It Is Disappointing For The Player…It Is Disappointing For Us”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed the absence of goaltender Ilya Samsonov and the ongoing discussions regarding who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller on Braden Holtby: “We’re Going To Need Him To Be One Of Our Best Players”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed playing with linemates, Carl Hagelin and Ilya Kovalchuk, and his biggest difference playing … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “It’s A Work In Progress… But You Want To Put Yourself In A Good Spot.”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom told reporters on Saturday regarding goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who will miss the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs due to an undisclosed injury, that “he’s had a terrific year but it is what it is. We have … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin: “We Miss Playing Hockey”

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin told the media after the team’s final practice before they leave for Toronto for the final week of training camp on Sunday that “mentally, everyone’s ready.” The team is excited to go to Toronto for the … Continue reading

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