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| 02/10/2016 12:32 PM
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Alzner picked up an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over Nashville.
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| 02/10/2016 12:28 PM
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Carlson picked up an assist in 24:16 of ice time in Tuesday's 5-3 win over Nashville.
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| 02/10/2016 12:25 PM
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Backstrom had an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over Nashville.
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| 02/10/2016 12:23 PM
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Chimera scored a goal in Tuesday's 5-3 win in Nashville.
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| 02/10/2016 1:38 AM
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Burakovsky tallied an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 victory over Nashville.
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| 02/10/2016 1:26 AM
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Kuznetsov notched an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win against the Predators.
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| 02/10/2016 1:10 AM
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Williams scored a goal to go along with an assist and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-3 victory over the Predators.
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| 02/10/2016 12:41 AM
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Ovechkin scored an empty-netter on a power play in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Predators.
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| 02/09/2016 11:21 PM
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Holtby halted 23 of 26 shots by the Predators en route to a 5-3 win Tuesday.
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| 02/09/2016 10:59 PM
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Johansson scored a goal to go along with two assists and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Predators.
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| 02/09/2016 3:04 PM
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Alzner had two assists in Sunday's 3-2 shootout win against the Flyers.
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| 02/09/2016 2:26 PM
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Johansson (upper body) took the morning skate and is poised to return to the lineup Tuesday in Nashville, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/09/2016 2:21 PM
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Holtby will be between the pipes Tuesday against the Predators, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/08/2016 4:26 PM
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Orpik will go with the Capitals on the team's upcoming three-game road trip, the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/08/2016 4:17 PM
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Johansson (upper body) will go with the team on its upcoming three-game road trip, the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/08/2016 11:20 AM
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Carey was sent down to AHL Hershey on Monday.
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| 02/08/2016 11:19 AM
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Carrick was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Monday.
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| 02/07/2016 4:04 PM
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Chimera was held without a point but finished with a plus-1 rating in Sunday's win over the Flyers.
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| 02/07/2016 4:01 PM
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Niskanen registered the game-winning goal in Sunday's win over the Flyers.
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| 02/07/2016 3:58 PM
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Holtby turned aside 33 of 35 shots in Sunday's win over the Flyers.
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| 02/07/2016 10:16 AM
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Holtby will get the start in Sunday's game against the Flyers.
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| 02/06/2016 6:52 PM
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Williams picked up an assist in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 6:45 PM
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Laich picked up an assist in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 6:41 PM
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Kuznetsov picked up an assist in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 6:37 PM
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Carey potted his first goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 6:34 PM
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Burakovsky tallied an assist in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 6:30 PM
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Holtby stopped 24 of 26 shots in Saturday's 3-2 OT win over the Devils.
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| 02/06/2016 11:29 AM
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Holtby will be between the pipes in Saturday's game against the Devils, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
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| 02/05/2016 4:50 PM
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Orpik (lower body) practiced Friday but will miss games this Saturday and Sunday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/05/2016 4:31 PM
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Johansson (upper body) practiced Friday but didn't take contact and still has no timetable for his return, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/05/2016 1:56 PM
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Sill has been unable to stick with the Capitals this season and has been reassigned to the AHL on Friday.
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| 02/05/2016 1:38 PM
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Ness was sent down to AHL Hersey on Friday.
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| 02/05/2016 12:42 PM
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Orlov recorded an assist and 14:04 of ice time in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Islanders.
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| 02/05/2016 12:27 PM
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Carrick was called up on Friday by the Capitals.
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| 02/05/2016 12:14 PM
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Carey was brought up to Washington on Friday.
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| 02/05/2016 3:34 AM
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Burakovsky scored another goal Thursday in a win over the Isles, pushing his goal streak to four games and his point streak to five.
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| 02/05/2016 3:30 AM
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Backstrom handed out a pair of assists Thursday in a 3-2 win over the Isles, pushing his point streak to five games.
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| 02/05/2016 2:49 AM
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Oshie got the job done on both ends of the ice Thursday against the Islanders, notching a goal and an assist to go with four blocked shots and a couple hits in a 3-2 win.
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| 02/05/2016 2:45 AM
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Holtby turned away 24 of 26 shots Thursday in a 3-2 win over Washington.
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| 02/05/2016 2:33 AM
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Ovechkin made his return to the ice after a brief absence Thursday and potted the game-winning goal with 2:40 remaining to ensure a 3-2 win over the Islanders.
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| 02/04/2016 7:27 PM
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Chorney (illness) is on the ice for warmups and will return to the lineup Thursday against the Islanders, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
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| 02/04/2016 5:51 PM
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Johansson (upper body) will likely miss both games of the weekend's set Saturday and Sunday, the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/04/2016 12:08 PM
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Holtby will start between the pipes Thursday night against the Islanders, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/04/2016 9:54 AM
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Ness was recalled from AHL Hershey on Thursday morning, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/04/2016 9:51 AM
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Chorney continues to suffer from flu-like symptoms and is considered "questionable" for Thursday's matchup against the Islanders, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/03/2016 2:35 PM
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Johansson (upper body) skated before practice Wednesday, but didn't take part in the team session and is expected to miss Thursday's game against the Islanders, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/03/2016 1:17 PM
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Ovechkin (lower body) will rejoin the lineup for Thursday's game against the Islanders.
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| 02/03/2016 1:03 PM
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Chorney (illness) left early in the first period of Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Panthers due to flu-like symptoms, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/03/2016 2:40 AM
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Burakovsky sniped one short side past the netminder in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Florida.
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| 02/03/2016 2:32 AM
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Backstrom corralled a deflection to score Washington's opening goal against Florida on Tuesday.
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| 02/03/2016 1:12 AM
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Grubauer gave up four goals on a meager 18 shots against Florida on Tuesday.
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| 02/02/2016 3:36 PM
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Johansson (upper body) skated before practice Tuesday, but Capitals coach Barry Trotz is unsure when the winger will be able to return to game action, calling him day-to-day, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/02/2016 2:31 PM
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Orpik (lower body) took part in Tuesday's morning skate, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/02/2016 12:48 PM
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Galiev will skate at left wing alongside Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie for Tuesday's game against the Panthers, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
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| 02/01/2016 6:03 PM
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Grubauer is expected to start in goal Tuesday against the Panthers, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/01/2016 4:52 PM
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Johansson (upper body) is considered doubtful for Tuesday's game, and is officially day-to-day with the injury, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 02/01/2016 4:26 PM
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Head coach said Grubauer could see an increased role and get as much as 25 percent of the starts in Washington's last 35 games, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/01/2016 4:15 PM
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Head coach Barry Trotz said Orpik (lower body) is "getting close" to skating with the team, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/01/2016 4:14 PM
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Ovechkin (lower body) expects to be ready to rejoin the lineup Thursday against the Islanders, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
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| 02/01/2016 4:11 PM
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Kuznetsov was named the first star of the month of January.
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| 02/01/2016 4:06 PM
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Johansson (upper body) did not take part in Monday's practice, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 02/01/2016 1:12 PM
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Sill was recalled from AHL Hershey on Monday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/29/2016 3:38 PM
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Niskanen has registered three points in his last three games, all power-play assists.
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| 01/28/2016 1:56 AM
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Burakovsky potted a pair of goals in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the visiting Flyers.
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| 01/28/2016 1:44 AM
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Holtby allowed four goals on 32 shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the visiting Flyers.
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| 01/27/2016 11:18 PM
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Ovechkin will sit out the All-Star game with a lower body injury and will be forced to miss the Capitals' first game following the break, the club announced Wednesday.
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| 01/27/2016 9:41 PM
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Johansson has been ruled out of the remainder of Wednesday's matchup with Philadelphia with an upper-body injury.
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| 01/27/2016 7:48 PM
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Carlson (lower body) took part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he will play Wednesday against the Flyers, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 01/27/2016 1:42 PM
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Holtby will get the call in net for Wednesday against the Flyers, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/27/2016 12:33 PM
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Richards' trial in Manitoba will not begin until Feb. 25, the Canadian Press reports.
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| 01/27/2016 11:44 AM
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Carlson (lower body) is "probable" to rejoin the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
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| 01/26/2016 12:16 PM
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Carlson (lower body) was on the ice for Tuesday's practice, JJ Regan of CSN Washington reports.
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| 01/21/2016 3:03 PM
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Carlson is doubtful against Anaheim on Friday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 01/20/2016 12:16 AM
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Backstrom netted two goals in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
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| 01/20/2016 12:03 AM
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Kuznetsov dished out four assists during Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
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| 01/19/2016 11:57 PM
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Holtby allowed three goals on 35 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
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| 01/19/2016 2:32 PM
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Carlson (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Blue Jackets, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 01/19/2016 12:07 PM
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Holtby (illness) was back in the starter's net Tuesday morning, preparing to face the Blue Jackets later in the evening, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 01/19/2016 11:55 AM
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Carlson (lower body) was able to participate in the morning skate Tuesday, but his availability for the evening game against the Blue Jackets remains in question, Capitals beat writer Mike Vogel reports.
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| 01/18/2016 1:36 PM
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Carlson (lower body) travelled with the Capitals to Columbus on Monday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/18/2016 12:36 PM
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Chorney tallied an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.
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| 01/18/2016 12:29 PM
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Sill was sent down to the minors Monday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/18/2016 12:26 PM
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Ness was sent down to the minors Monday morning, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/17/2016 11:46 PM
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Johansson notched a power-play goal in Sunday's win over the Rangers.
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| 01/17/2016 11:43 PM
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Williams recorded a hat trick in Sunday's win over the Rangers.
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| 01/17/2016 11:41 PM
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Kuznetsov assisted on three goals in Sunday's win over the Rangers.
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| 01/17/2016 11:38 PM
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Grubauer stopped all 11 shots he faced after relieving Braden Holtby in the second period of Sunday's win over the Rangers.
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| 01/17/2016 7:19 PM
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Holtby will not return to Sunday's game against the Rangers after suffering from dehydration.
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| 01/17/2016 3:02 PM
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Holtby will start in goal Sunday against the Rangers, per Capitals coach Barry Trotz.
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| 01/17/2016 2:24 AM
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Richards made his season debut Saturday in Washington's 4-1 loss to Buffalo. He fired one shot and laid five hits in the loss.
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| 01/17/2016 12:06 AM
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Holtby, who hadn't lost in his last 22 decisions (20-0-2) since Nov. 10, was chased from the net Saturday by the Buffalo Sabres. He allowed three goals on 16 shots.
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| 01/16/2016 12:27 PM
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Holtby appears to be the starter Saturday against the Sabres, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 01/16/2016 12:23 PM
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Richards took line rushes for Saturday's pre-game skate and is expected to play against the Sabres, Mike Vogel of Monumental Network reports.
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| 01/16/2016 12:15 PM
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Laich will be a healthy scratch from the lineup for Saturday's game against the Sabres, Mike Vogel of Monumental Network reports.
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| 01/15/2016 5:09 PM
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Carlson (lower body) did not travel for Saturday's match with the Sabres, Chuck Gormley of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.
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| 01/15/2016 3:19 PM
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Stanton was recalled from AHL Hershey on Friday.
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| 01/11/2016 12:16 PM
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Sill scored his first goal of the season in Sunday's 7-1 rout over Ottawa
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| 01/11/2016 12:13 PM
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Kuznetsov tallied an assist in Sunday's 7-1 blowout against Ottawa.
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| 01/11/2016 12:08 PM
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Wilson netted a goal and was a plus-2 in Sunday's 7-1 win over Ottawa.
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| 01/10/2016 10:41 PM
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Ovechkin potted a pair of goals -- the first of which was the 500th of his career -- in Sunday's win over the Senators.
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