Blackhawks open preseason against Capitals

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Blackhawks open preseason against Capitals
Blackhawks open preseason against Capitals

Blackhawks hockey is back! Chicago starts its preseason on the road Monday against the Washington Capitals. The Capitals, led by Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie and defenseman John Carlson, are primed for another Stanley Cup run. Their hopes to repeat as Stanley Cup champs ended in a Game 7 double overtime thriller to the Hurricanes in the first round of the playoffs. However, Blackhawks fans won't have to worry about Ovechkin barreling down the wing in Monday's game. Washington is loading their lineup with prospects and depth players fighting for a roster spot in Monday's clash with the Blackhawks. According to Capitals reporter Mike Vogel, 2019 first round draft pick (No. 25 overall) Connor McMichael

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