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After taking high hit to the head, Michal Kempny leaves game with upper-body injury

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny made a strong play in the offensive zone, which led to a goal by Madison Bowey. But in the corner, Kempny took a high and, arguably, dirty hit from Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo, forcing the Stanley Cup-winner out of the remainder of the game.…

Shane Gersich attempted to score a spin-o-rama goal against the Blues

Tuesday night, the Capitals snagged their first preseason win against the St. Louis Blues with a 4-0 victory. Shane Gersich contributed with a quick snipe of his own to open the scoring, but he also attempted a nifty spin-o-rama move against Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo, a forward playing as a…

The Liam O’Brien and Patrick Maroon fight was ‘one of the best’ of the NHL preseason

The Washington Capitals won their first game of the preseason on Tuesday, but the Blues' physicality took a toll. The Caps lost Michal Kempny to injury and fought twice in the game. After watching Hershey teammate Nathan Walker get hit high, Liam O'Brien finally had enough, asking Patrick Maroon…

The Capitals weren't going down without a fight in St. Louis

nbcsports.com  -  6 hours ago
Not only did the Washington Capitals win their first preseason game on Tuesday night in St. Louis, they were in regular season fighting form.

Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny suffers upper-body injury in preseason game at St. Louis

washingtonpost.com  -  7 hours ago
Kempny was hit high by Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo during the third period.

The Washington Capitals have finally won a preseason game

With the Capitals first regular season game only eight days away, their game has looked pretty lackluster, so much so that only Lucca Carlson could entertain us. Fortunately, that wasn't the case Tuesday night as the Capitals finally got their first preseason win in five tries - a 4-0 shutout…

Capitals Mute Blues, 4-0; Pheonix Copley Dazzles Against Former Team

novacapsfans.com  -  7 hours ago
Photo: @StLouisBlues The Washington Capitals beat the St. Louis Blues by a final score of 4-0 at Enterprise Center on Tuesday night for their first win of the preseason. The best player of the game…

What even is this noise Braden Holtby is making

Over the last four seasons, Braden Holtby has been a workhorse, playing in over 72 percent of the Capitals' games. But Tuesday, the Holtbeast rode the pine, sitting in favor of Pheonix Copley. I can confidently report, however, that Holtby was okay with this. Video Bring out the Boys!…

Devante Smith-Pelly’s absence from Washington's lineup is due to conditioning

yardbarker.com  -  11 hours ago
Although Devante Smith-Pelly’s absence from Washington’s lineup so far this preseason has been conditioning-related, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports that the Capitals won’t be taking the same route that Tampa Bay did with Jake Dotchin b

Nicklas Backstrom cried on his Cup day (and other GIFs that will hit you right in the feels)

Nicklas Backstrom had been waiting twelve years to bring the Stanley Cup to his hometown of Gavle, Sweden. When he finally got the chance, he made the most of every moment. He shared the Cup with family, former teammates, and current teammate Christian Djoos. He'd dreamt about this trophy as a…

Devante Smith-Pelly’s absence from preseason games is conditioning related

washingtonpost.com  -  14 hours ago
The right wing failed to meet certain team conditioning standards at training camp, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Training Camp Report: Tuesday - Setting the Roster

japersrink.com  -  15 hours ago
The Washington Capitals’ 2018 Training Camp continued on Tuesday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Japers’ Rink reports.

5 players who impressed in Capitals' win over St. Louis

nbcsports.com  -  15 hours ago
The Capitals earned their first win of the preseason and found a backup goalie in Pheonix Copley.

The pressure is on for Madison Bowey to show he deserves more playing time

nbcsports.com  -  16 hours ago
Madison Bowey is going to make the Capitals’ roster, but it is up to him to show he deserves to be a regular in the lineup.

John Carlson will make his preseason debut tonight in St. Louis

On Tuesday, the Capitals will play the Blues for their fifth game of the preseason as both teams prepare their lineups for the start of the regular season. The big news is on the blue line, where John Carlson will make his return from a lower-body injury and play his first game of the preseason.…

The Noon Countdown: Room to Breathe

japersrink.com  -  18 hours ago
A look at how often the Caps were able to build up a comfortable cushion this spring

The Caps will be a 100-point team, take it to the bank

Though the Washington Capitals last season earned 105 standings points and won the Stanley Cup, they have yet to win a single preseason game, and although no one cares even a little about that, there is some consternation about the team's fortune in 2018-19. Lots of Caps fans still get…

The Metropolitan Division’s Top 10 Defensemen: 2018-19

japersrink.com  -  19 hours ago
Continuing our look at the Metropolitan Division’s best with the top ten blueliners

Creative hockey fan uses makeup to design tributes to NHL teams

Shey Junqueira is a die-hard Panthers fan, podcaster, and journalism student. Like many hockey fans, she

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