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Jonsson-Fjallby To Draw In For Sprong vs. Bruins; Vanecek To Start For Capitals

After left-wing Axel Jonsson-Fjallby was recalled from the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Wednesday, it appears that the 23-year-old will draw into the Washington Capitals’ lineup against the Boston Bruins on Thursday at TD Garden (7 PM ET, ESPN+/Hulu) in favor … Continue reading

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Backstrom, Oshie Participate In Capitals’ Line Rushes; Irwin To Draw In For Orlov vs. Bruins

After center Nicklas Backstrom and right-wing T.J. Oshie both missed the past three games due to non-COVID-19 related illnesses, each participated in line rushes during the Washington Capitals’ morning skate on Monday prior to their game vs. the Boston Bruins … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Snively Likely To Make NHL Debut vs. Kings; Hathaway, Wilson Skate But Don’t Take Line Rushes

After getting recalled by the Washington Capitals in response to right-wing T.J. Oshie getting placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Sunday, left-wing Joe Snively took line rushes at the team’s morning skate and will likely make his NHL debut … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Reviewing Blueline Player Performance Through The First 30 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 30 of their 82-game regular season schedule. So with more than 35% of the season now complete, it’s a good time to catch-up on how the Capitals’ blueliners have been performing through the first … Continue reading

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Capitals Activate Backstrom, Van Riemsdyk, Dowd From LTIR, COVID-19 Protocol But Place Mantha On LTIR

After placing center Evgeny Kuznetsov on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol prior to their game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday (8 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market), the Washington Capitals activated center Nicklas Backstrom off of long-term injured … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Continues Progress Towards Return, Tom Wilson Still Out With Upper-Body Injury

Center Nicklas Backstrom took another step forward in his recovery from a hip injury that has kept him out for the Washington Capitals’ first 28 games of the season, as he joined line rushes once again in between left-wing Conor … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trevor Van Riemsdyk Placed On NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday that defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list.

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The Emergence of Trevor van Riemsdyk

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On October 10th, 2020, Trevor van Riemsdyk signed a one year deal worth $800,000 to serve as a depth defenseman on the pandemic shortened 2020-21 iteration of the Washington Capitals. Although “TvR” played infrequently on … Continue reading

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The Blueline Pipeline: Assessing The Capitals Organizational Depth On Defense

It’s beneficial to regularly conduct a “big picture” review of an organization’s depth by position in order to attain perspective and insight regarding the status of certain attributes of the organization. The periodic review is also essential in identifying future … Continue reading

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Assessing The Capitals Defensemen Through The First 8 Games Of The Season

Through eight games to start the 2021-22 regular season, the Capitals’ defensemen have largely performed well. It’s especially hard to complain when the team is 5-0-3 and have yet to lose a game in regulation.

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