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Wilson is expected to debut with the Bears this weekend before returning to Washington shortly thereafter.
Capitals forward suffered left shoulder injury Saturday vs. Florida.
League acts quickly, citing collective bargaining agreement.
Sidney Crosby has at least one point in each of Pittsburgh’s first four games
The Capitals’ Liam O’Brien has gone from rookie camp invitee to regular season roster member to Internet sensation.
“It’s huge,” Coach Barry Trotz said of having a solid backup goaltender. “It is absolutely huge.“
Aside from an ill-advised penalty he later called “bad,” Chimera was stellar against the Panthers.
Alex Ovechkin scores the winner past Al Montoya, and the Capitals escape into their road trip with a meaningful two-point effort.
Brooks Laich left late in the third period Saturday and will be evaluated, with an update expected Monday.
Washington remains unbeaten in regulation, moving to 3-0-2 with a shootout win over Florida, 2-1.
Only one NHL skater ever has accomplished these feats in the same night. Backstrom could become the second.
“We’re in the money spot right now, I think,” one defenseman said.
Capitals Coach Barry Trotz’s ‘shoot more, share less’ directive seems to be working on Marcus Johansson.
You’ve earned this.
“He probably recognizes when guys need a day to reenergize and when it’s time to work,” defenseman Matt Niskanen said.
A lack of additional injuries has given the Caps a safety net with Jay Beagle, allowing them to avoid rushing the forward back.
The consensus inside the Capitals locker room: A blowout win could’ve gotten away early were it not for the goaltender’s play.
With five goals in four games, all is well between the first-year Capitals coach and his captain.
Six players scored goals, across all four lines, and 12 players had points in the 6-2 win over the Devils.
Marcus Johansson’s second-period goal snaps a tie and sparks a scoring barrage as Washington dispatches with previously undefeated New Jersey at Verizon Center.
Caps continue their Verizon Center homestand and open Metropolitan Division play against the New Jersey Devils.
‘I think we were born at the same time,’ Barry Trotz joked about the forward, technically a decade his junior.
Caps owner wants Chicago sports fan at D.C. event.
“He’s getting close,” Trotz said. “I could see Jay as soon as Saturday and I expect him to play at least on the Canadian trip here.
“Mike Green is a very nice guy and he’s a nice neighbor to have,” Izzy said. “Baking bread was the least I could do him.“
Plus notes on faceoff work, the Niskanen-Alzner pairing and a checkup on Hershey
As he prepared for his first season as Capitals coach, Barry Trotz underscored the importance of his defensemen contributing offensively.
“That’s kind of the hard part, find yourself getting a little too aggressive at times,” defenseman Karl Alzner said.
With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?
Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.
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