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09/20/2018 10:39pm
Vitek Vanecek (Wsh) rotowire.com
Vanecek stopped three of four shots in relief of Pheonix Copley during Thursday's 5-2 preseason loss to Montreal.
09/20/2018 10:16pm
Pheonix Copley (Wsh) rotowire.com
Copley surrendered four goals on 24 shots before giving way to Vitek Vanecek in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Montreal.
09/20/2018 10:09pm
Alex Ovechkin (Wsh) rotowire.com
Ovechkin contributed a goal and an assist -- both on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 preseason loss to Montreal.
09/20/2018 6:17pm
Pheonix Copley (Wsh) rotowire.com
Copley will start in tonight's exhibition game against Montreal.
09/20/2018 1:19pm
Lars Eller (Wsh) rotowire.com
Eller (lower body) has yet to be given the green light to suit up in a preseason contest, but could make his debut against Carolina on Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
09/20/2018 1:15pm
John Carlson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Coach Todd Reirden will consult with the medical staff regarding whether Carlson (lower body) can suit up against Carolina on Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
09/18/2018 10:12pm
Riley Barber (Wsh) rotowire.com
Barber scored on one of his nine shots in Tuesday's 5-2 preseason loss to the Bruins.
09/18/2018 10:07pm
Ilya Samsonov (Wsh) rotowire.com
Samsonov played the second half of Tuesday's 5-2 preseason loss to Boston, stopping nine of 11 shots.
09/18/2018 10:02pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby played the first 28:46 of Tuesday's 5-2 preseason loss to Boston, stopping six of eight shots.
09/18/2018 9:59pm
Matt Niskanen (Wsh) rotowire.com
Niskanen contributed a power-play goal and eight shots in Tuesday's 5-2 preseason loss to the Bruins.
09/18/2018 6:53pm
Ilya Samsonov (Wsh) rotowire.com
Samsonov is expected to play half of Tuesday's preseason contest against the Bruins, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com.
09/17/2018 4:14pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby will be the home starter for Tuesday's preseason game against the Bruins, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
09/17/2018 3:50pm
Lars Eller (Wsh) rotowire.com
Eller (lower body) told reporters he feels "100 percent" and is ready for the rest of the preseason, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
09/17/2018 1:32pm
John Carlson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Carlson (lower body) joined Monday's training camp session, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
09/17/2018 1:29pm
Lars Eller (Wsh) rotowire.com
Eller (lower body) took part in Monday's training camp session, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
09/17/2018 12:51pm
Christian Djoos (Wsh) rotowire.com
Djoos recorded an assist and three shots during Sunday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Bruins.
09/17/2018 12:48pm
Vitek Vanecek (Wsh) rotowire.com
Vanecek stopped all 12 shots face during Sunday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Bruins.
09/17/2018 12:44pm
Pheonix Copley (Wsh) rotowire.com
Copley turned aside 21 of 22 shots faced in two periods of action during Sunday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Bruins.
09/16/2018 11:34pm
Brett Connolly (Wsh) rotowire.com
Connolly lit the lamp for the defending champs in Sunday's 2-1 preseason loss to Boston.
09/16/2018 11:21pm
Andre Burakovsky (Wsh) rotowire.com
Burakovsky recorded an assist in Sunday's preseason loss to Boston.
09/16/2018 12:10pm
(Wsh) rotowire.com
Shumakov was on the ice for Sunday's scrimmage at the Capitals practice facility, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
09/15/2018 9:11pm
Evgeny Kuznetsov (Wsh) rotowire.com
Kuznetsov, according to Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan, could see time killing penalties in 2018-19, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
09/15/2018 1:27pm
Pheonix Copley (Wsh) rotowire.com
Copley will start in goal Tuesday against the Bruins to open the preseason, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports, adding that that the goalie will play the first half of the game.
09/15/2018 10:20am
(Wsh) rotowire.com
Shumakov is expected to join the Capitals on Saturday after he settles a visa issue, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
09/14/2018 11:59am
John Carlson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Carlson is dealing with a lower-body injury, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.