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Alex Ovechkin
Two-point effort Monday
LWWashington Capitals
December 7, 2021
Ovechkin picked up two assists in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Ducks.
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Ilya Samsonov
Solid in shootout win
GWashington Capitals
December 7, 2021
Samsonov turned aside 31 of 34 shots in regulation and overtime and three of five shootout attempts in Monday's 4-3 win over the Ducks.
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Ilya Samsonov
First goalie off Monday
GWashington Capitals
December 6, 2021
Samsonov was the first goalie to leave the ice at Monday's game-day skate, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports, indicating he'll be between the pipes at home.
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Garnet Hathaway
Enters COVID-19 protocols
RWWashington Capitals
Covid-19
December 6, 2021
Hathaway (COVID-19) has entered the COVID-19 protocols and will be unavailable for Monday's game against the Ducks, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Ilya Samsonov
Back in win column
GWashington Capitals
December 4, 2021
Samsonov made 17 saves in a 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
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Alex Ovechkin
Yet another record-setting night
LWWashington Capitals
December 4, 2021
Ovechkin scored his 750th career goal Saturday in a 3-1 win over Columbus. It stood as the game winner.
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Conor Sheary
Good to go
LWWashington Capitals
December 4, 2021
Sheary (lower body) is no longer on injured reserve and is expected to play Saturday against Columbus, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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T.J. Oshie
Back at it
RWWashington Capitals
December 4, 2021
Oshie (lower body) has been activated off injured reserve and will return to the lineup for Saturday's matchup with Columbus, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Trevor van Riemsdyk
Enters COVID-19 protocols
DWashington Capitals
Covid-19
December 4, 2021
Van Riemsdyk (COVID-19 protocols) has entered the COVID-19 protocols and will be unavailable for Saturday's road match against the Blue Jackets, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
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Ilya Samsonov
Taking on Columbus
GWashington Capitals
December 4, 2021
Samsonov will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the Blue Jackets.
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Nic Dowd
Enters COVID-19 protocols
CWashington Capitals
Covid-19
December 3, 2021
Dowd entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Friday.
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Nic Dowd
Under the weather
CWashington Capitals
Illness
December 3, 2021
Dowd is dealing with an illness that kept him out of practice Friday, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
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T.J. Oshie
Ditches non-contact jersey
RWWashington Capitals
Lower Body
December 3, 2021
Oshie (lower body) was not wearing a "non-contact" jersey during Friday's practice session, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Nicklas Backstrom
Sheds non-contact jersey
CWashington Capitals
Hip
December 3, 2021
Backstrom (hip) was not wearing a "non-contact" jersey during Friday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Alex Ovechkin
Hart caliber season continues
LWWashington Capitals
December 2, 2021
Ovechkin picked up an assist Thursday in a 4-3 shootout loss to Chicago.
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Vitek Vanecek
Strong in shootout loss
GWashington Capitals
December 2, 2021
Vanecek made 25 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss to Chicago on Thursday.
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Conor Sheary
Heads to IR
LWWashington Capitals
Lower Body
December 2, 2021
Sheary (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per CapFriendly.
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Conor Sheary
Still sidelined
LWWashington Capitals
Lower Body
December 2, 2021
Sheary (lower body) isn't expected to play Thursday versus Chicago, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
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Vitek Vanecek
Facing Blackhawks
GWashington Capitals
December 2, 2021
Vanecek will guard the home goal during Thursday's matchup with Chicago.
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Justin Schultz
Set to play Thursday
DWashington Capitals
December 2, 2021
Schultz (upper body) is expected to suit up versus the Blackhawks on Thursday and be activated off injured reserve, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
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Dmitry Orlov
Two helpers in loss
DWashington Capitals
December 1, 2021
Orlov picked up two assists in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
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Nick Jensen
Two points in Tuesday's loss
DWashington Capitals
December 1, 2021
Jensen scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
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Ilya Samsonov
Can't stem tide against Panthers
GWashington Capitals
December 1, 2021
Samsonov stopped 46 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
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Conor Sheary
Not playing Tuesday
LWWashington Capitals
Lower Body
November 30, 2021
Sheary (lower body) is not available for Tuesday's tilt with Florida, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Ilya Samsonov
Starting in Florida
GWashington Capitals
November 30, 2021
Samsonov will patrol the crease during Tuesday's road game versus the Panthers.
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