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Laviolette Shakes Up Capitals Lines; Vanecek To Start Tonight; Samsonov Likely To Return To Hershey For Game Tomorrow Night: News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their game day morning skate at 10:30 this morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. They will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first game of a two-game set tonight at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Craig Anderson Will Get The Start In Goal Against The Devils

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced in his pre-game media availability on Sunday that Craig Anderson will get the start in goal against the New Jersey Devils on Sunday afternoon.

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Ilya Samsonov Returns, Michal Kempny Skates, Latest Lines: New From Capitals Practice

The Washington Capitals were back to work Friday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following their 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. The Capitals next host the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. Puck drop … Continue reading

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Low Danger Shots Have Been High Danger For Vitek Vanecek

There’s no debating it. Vitek Vanecek kept the Capitals in games during the first 10 games of the 2020-21 season. He was essentially under siege at the start of the season, yet the Capitals managed to eke out at least … Continue reading

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A Look At How Some Of The New Capitals Have Performed This Season

Photo: SI Due to a flat salary cap for the next three years, the Washington Capitals were one of many teams that were forced to make a number of roster changes over the past offseason. With 20 percent of the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Becoming NHL’s Rookie of the Month: “It Was Really Nice When They Told Me On The Ice…They Were Happy For Me”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek spoke to the media following today’s practice and discussed being named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for January and getting comfortable in the net recently.

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Jakub Vrana Returns To Second Line, Vitek Vanecek Notified At Practice He Was Selected Rookie Of The Month: News From Tuesday’s Practice

The Capitals were back to work Tuesday afternoon following their 5-3 loss to the Boston Bruins on Monday night. The team will hold one more practice on Wednesday morning before departing for New York City Wednesday afternoon in advance of their … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Named NHL’s Rookie Of The Month

Photo: TSN Head coach Peter Laviolette announced to his team at practice on Tuesday that Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek was named the league’s rookie of the month for January.

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Becomes Ninth Rookie Goalie Since 1967-68 To Start NHL Career Without A Regulation Loss In First Seven Games

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After making 40 saves in the Washington Capitals‘ 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Saturday night, Vitek Vanecek became the second rookie goaltender in franchise history to remain unbeaten in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “We’re Still Ways To Go From Feeling Very Comfortable With It”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that he will wait to see how forward Tom Wilson, who missed Sunday’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday with a lower-body injury, feels on Tuesday prior to … Continue reading

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