The right wing failed to meet certain team conditioning standards at training camp, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Bowey played 51 games as a rookie last year but was a healthy scratch throughout the playoffs. He could find himself on the outside looking in to start this season, too.

The 19-year-old defenseman impressed in his first training camp with Washington.

Washington is through the first week of training camp, and the preseason roster is down to 43.

“It’s something that I think we’ll just keep in house in terms of with the specific player,” Coach Todd Reirden said.

Trophy's stops in Washington include father's assisted living facility, local D.C. high school

The mailbag also examines Riley Barber's chances of making the roster.

The Stanley Cup-winning goalie said the Capitals "are proof that supporting LGBTQ equality is a winning decision."

Top line of Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson produces a goal in 5-2 preseason loss.

Longtime NBA insider explains his new role as the face of The Athletic's Washington site.

Over the past four drafts, the Capitals have had 22 selections, and they've used 11 of them on defensemen, including their two most recent first-round picks.

Defenseman Alex Alexeyev, Washington's 2018 first-round pick, was among the eight players released.

Travis Boyd and Nic Dowd both played in Washington's 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins, showing off the different skill sets they could bring to the fourth line.

Ovechkin, who turned 33 on Monday, went to dinner with family and friends at the Peking Gourmet Inn.

The left wing scored 17 goals in the Kontinental Hockey League last season.

"Everyone's always got some things going on, and it was a short summer, so just trying to get everyone in the best shape and the healthiest going into the season is the goal,” Carlson said.

The job is Pheonix Copley's to lose.

The defending champions lose their preseason opener in a shootout, as they ready for their first title defense.

Kuznetsov has rarely played shorthanded since coming to Washington, but he appears to be in line for more this season.

On first day of training camp, spirits are buoyant and team is refocused and ‘eager to start working at doing it again.’

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