Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky has an “upper-body” injury that forced him to miss practice Monday, the team announced. Coach Barry Trotz said he'll have more information about Burakovsky's status Tuesday. He said he expects Burakovsky to “miss some time.” In the final two minutes
As defenseman Christian Djoos kicked up his leg and triumphantly lifted his stick in celebration of his goal, the Washington Capitals saw the stunning flash of upside the rookie is only starting to reveal. Earlier in Saturday night's 4-1 loss against Florida, Djoos misplayed the puck behind the net
Grubauer is set to be between the pipes against the visiting Panthers on Saturday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports. Grubauer is still looking for his first win of the 2017-18 campaign and will no doubt be hoping to put his previous performance -- he yielded eight goals on 37 shots
Three minutes eight seconds into the Washington Capitals' game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night, defenseman John Carlson had already spent 2:30 on the ice. After 40 minutes, Carlson had played roughly half the game. By the end, he had skated 27:33, a season high but a new normal.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Washington Capitals put No. 1 defenseman Matt Niskanen on long-term injured reserve with an upper-body injury. The team says Niskanen is week-to-week. On LTIR, he must miss 10 games and 24 games, which means Niskanen isn't eligible to return until Nov. 7 at Buffalo. Niskanen
NEWARK — After Thursday's practice, Capitals Coach Barry Trotz summoned rookie forward Jakub Vrana into his office. This season is just four games old, but Trotz didn't want the 21-year-old to get discouraged because he hadn't scored yet, reminding Vrana that he could still help the team