1-12-2017 Charles Hudon injured.
Charles Hudon of Hershey Bears suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I just hope I can get back on the ice quickly and do what I can for the team, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

28-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zach Parise is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Olivier Ekman-Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Alexander Wennberg has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Josh Anderson has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brad Richards has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Shaw is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. Alexander Steen is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vrana has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Justin Williams remains sidelined with groin injury.



27-11-2017 Riley Barber resumes full training.
Hershey Bears right wing Riley Barber has resumed full training after his injury.

25-11-2017 Ben Smith injured.
Ben Smith of Hershey Bears suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

25-11-2017 Adrian Kempe injured.
Adrian Kempe of Hershey Bears suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . I am sure the doc will fix it and get me back in action in abouth a month, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

25-11-2017 Justin Williams injured.
Justin Williams (WSH) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Victor Hedman (TB). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. My God, there goes almost my whole season, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

24-11-2017 Riley Barber injured.
Riley Barber of Hershey Bears suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

21-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Tyler Seguin is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Braden Holtby is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Josh Anderson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brad Richards has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. T.J. Oshie has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Justin Williams has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vrana has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-11-2017 Riley Barber frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Riley Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Riley Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 19 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.


16-11-2017 Team captain meets with Lars Eller
Following the team's recent 7-1 win against San Jose Sharks on 14-11-2017, Washington Capitals captain Braden Holtby and Lars Eller did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Braden Holtby

15-11-2017 Lars Eller speaks up.
Lars Eller is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-11-2017 Washington Capitals trade
Washington Capitals traded Nate Schmidt to Dallas Stars for Robin Salo and DAL's round 3 pick in 2018

14-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexander Wennberg is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. David Savard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Tyler Seguin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jeff Carter is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Shea Weber is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Olivier Ekman-Larsson is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Colby Robak is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brad Richards has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. T.J. Oshie has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Lars Eller has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vrana has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-11-2017 Sam Gagner frustrated
Washington Capitals center Sam Gagner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 692 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 237 assists along with 299 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 17 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


11-11-2017 Lars Eller speaks up.
Lars Eller is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

10-11-2017 Adrian Kempe resumes full training.
Hershey Bears left wing Adrian Kempe has resumed full training after his injury.

9-11-2017 Riley Barber frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Riley Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Riley Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 16 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 10 PIM.


9-11-2017 Zach Sanford uncertain about future
Zach Sanford wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

7-11-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Alexander Wennberg has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brad Richards has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Olivier Ekman-Larsson has played 15 games without a goal. Lars Eller is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jakub Vrana has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2017 Mat Clark resumes full training.
Hershey Bears defenseman Mat Clark has resumed full training after his injury.

5-11-2017 Adrian Kempe resumes light training.
Hershey Bears left wing Adrian Kempe has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

2-11-2017 Olivier Ekman-Larsson frustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Olivier Ekman-Larsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Olivier Ekman-Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Arizona Coyotes in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 509 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 165 assists along with 293 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 13 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 7 PIM.


2-11-2017 Jakub Vrana resumes full training.
Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana has resumed full training after his groin injury.

31-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Josh Anderson is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Andrew Shaw is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. T.J. Oshie is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Tyler Seguin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brad Richards has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Carter has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Shea Weber has played 12 games without a goal. Colin Wilson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olivier Ekman-Larsson has played 12 games without a goal. Lars Eller has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Justin Williams has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Jakub Vrana remains sidelined with groin injury.



31-10-2017 Mat Clark resumes light training.
Hershey Bears defenseman Mat Clark has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

31-10-2017 Jakub Vrana injured.
Jakub Vrana (WSH) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Austin Watson (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

30-10-2017 Adam Carlson frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Adam Carlson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Carlson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


29-10-2017 Lars Eller speaks up.
Lars Eller is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

T.J. Oshie is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Braden Holtby is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Josh Anderson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jeff Carter has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Alexander Steen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Lars Eller has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



22-10-2017 Team captain meets with Lars Eller
Following the team's recent 3-0 win against New York Islanders on 21-10-2017, Washington Capitals captain Braden Holtby and Lars Eller were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Braden Holtby

22-10-2017 Riley Barber frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Riley Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Riley Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 8 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 10 PIM.


21-10-2017 Adrian Kempe injured.
Adrian Kempe of Hershey Bears suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

17-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Tyler Seguin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jeff Carter is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Zach Parise is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Steen is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. T.J. Oshie is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Josh Anderson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-10-2017 Sam Gagner frustrated
Washington Capitals center Sam Gagner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 692 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 237 assists along with 299 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 5 games with the Hershey Bears this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


15-10-2017 David Savard resumes full training.
Washington Capitals defenseman David Savard has resumed full training after his leg injury.

14-10-2017 Adam Carlson frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Adam Carlson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Carlson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


14-10-2017 T.J. Oshie reaches a milestone !
T.J. Oshie scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a goal by Alexander Wennberg. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, the happy player commented..

A native of USA, T.J. Oshie was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 609 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 242 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 30 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.


13-10-2017 David Savard injured.
David Savard (WSH) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Beau Bennett (WIN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

11-10-2017 Ben Smith resumes full training.
Hershey Bears right wing Ben Smith has resumed full training after his injury.

11-10-2017 Mike Blunden agrees on a contract.
Mike Blunden has signed a one year deal with the Hershey Bears. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

11-10-2017 Mat Clark injured.
Mat Clark of Hershey Bears suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Syracuse Crunch. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . It was very painfull at first, but now it is a little better, hopefully within 2-3 weeks I'll be back in action, he said to the press.

10-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-10-2017 Matt Calvert frustrated
Washington Capitals left wing Matt Calvert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Calvert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 355 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 71 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


7-10-2017 Alexander Wennberg frustrated
Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Wennberg feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Wennberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 213 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 64 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2017 Ben Smith injured.
Ben Smith of Hershey Bears suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Charlotte Checkers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he said in a TV interview.

6-10-2017 Shea Weber reaches a milestone !
Shea Weber notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Brad Richards. I'm happy about it but that's it, gotta think other things now, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Shea Weber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 845 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 300 assists along with 576 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


5-10-2017 Team captain meets with Brett Connolly
Following the team's recent 1-5 loss against Columbus Blue Jackets on 27-9-2017, Washington Capitals captain Braden Holtby and Brett Connolly were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Braden Holtby

5-10-2017 Matt Calvert frustrated
Washington Capitals left wing Matt Calvert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Calvert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 355 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 71 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-10-2017 Ben Smith agrees on a contract.
Ben Smith has signed a one year deal with the Hershey Bears. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

30-9-2017 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Carey PriceAA-A-30Montreal Canadiens
Henrik LundqvistAA-A-35New York Rangers
Pekka RinneA-A-A-34Nashville Predators
Tuukka RaskA-A-A-30Boston Bruins
Corey CrawfordA-A-A-32Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan QuickA-A-A-31Los Angeles Kings
Petr MrazekA-A-A-25Detroit Red Wings
Braden HoltbyA-A-A-28Washington Capitals
Martin JonesA-A-B27San Jose Sharks
Ben BishopBBB30Tampa Bay Lightning
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Aaron EkbladB-AB-21Florida Panthers
Drew DoughtyB-BB-27Los Angeles Kings
Tyler MyersB-AB-27Winnipeg Jets
Rasmus RistolainenB-A-B-22Buffalo Sabres
Erik KarlssonBBB-27Ottawa Senators
Olivier Ekman-LarssonB-A-B-26Washington Capitals
John KlingbergCA-B-25Dallas Stars
Shea WeberB-BB-32Washington Capitals
Ryan McDonaghCA-B-28New York Rangers
P.K. SubbanB-B-B-28Nashville Predators
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jakub VoracekA-A-B28Colorado Avalanche
Alex OvechkinA-B-B32Columbus Blue Jackets
Jamie BennA-B-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Taylor HallB-B-B-25New Jersey Devils
Jakob SilfverbergB-B-B-26Anaheim Ducks
Mikhail GrigorenkoB-B-B-23Colorado Avalanche
Brock NelsonB-BB-25New York Islanders
James Van RiemsdykB-B-B-28Carolina Hurricanes
Josh LeivoB-A-B-24Calgary Flames
Dennis Rasmussen78807727St. Louis Blues
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyAB-B30Dallas Stars
Jack EichelBBB20Buffalo Sabres
Ryan GetzlafA-B-B32Anaheim Ducks
Jonathan ToewsBB-B29New York Islanders
Steven StamkosBB-B27Dallas Stars
Patrice BergeronBB-B33Boston Bruins
Ryan Nugent-HopkinsBB-B24Tampa Bay Lightning
Aleksander BarkovBA-B22Florida Panthers
John TavaresA-B-B27Chicago Blackhawks
Evgeni MalkinA-B-B31San Jose Sharks
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Patrick KaneA-B-B28Chicago Blackhawks
Corey PerryA-B-B32Anaheim Ducks
Tyler SeguinBB-B25Washington Capitals
Sam ReinhartBB-B-21Buffalo Sabres
Mark Stone80857925St. Louis Blues
David Backes76797933St. Louis Blues
Charlie CoyleB-B-B-25Minnesota Wild
Filip ForsbergBB-B-23Nashville Predators
Pavel ZachaB-B-B-20New Jersey Devils
Brent BurnsBBB-32San Jose Sharks


28-9-2017 Washington Capitals trade rumoured
Philadelphia Flyers are rumoured to be planning a trade sending right wing Nicolas Aube-Kubel, center Mikhail Vorobyov and right wing John Snow to Washington Capitals for left wing Jakub Vrana and WSH 5th round pick in 2018 draft

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Philadelphia Flyers are looking for a 1st line left wing and that Jakub Vrana would be a good fit there.


26-9-2017 Adam Carlson frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Adam Carlson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Carlson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


26-9-2017 Player of the week: Tyler Seguin (R)
NHL has awarded Tyler Seguin (R) of Washington Capitals as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 2 games last week. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 515 NHL games during his career, notching 192 goals and adding 224 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 0 PIM.


26-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexander Wennberg is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Tyler Seguin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Shea Weber is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Josh Anderson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andrew Shaw has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Sam Gagner has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jonas Siegenthaler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ilya Samsonov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kevin Elgestal has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zach Sanford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Connor Hobbs has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Colby Robak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-9-2017 Matt Calvert frustrated
Washington Capitals left wing Matt Calvert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Calvert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 362 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 71 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


24-9-2017 Aaron Ness frustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Aaron Ness feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Aaron Ness was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 4 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


22-9-2017 Alexander Wennberg uncertain about future
Alexander Wennberg wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

19-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Braden Holtby is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Brett Connolly has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jeff Carter has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Sam Gagner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Philipp Grubauer hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jonas Siegenthaler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ilya Samsonov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kevin Elgestal has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zach Sanford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Connor Hobbs has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Colby Robak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2017 Matt Calvert frustrated
Washington Capitals left wing Matt Calvert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Calvert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 359 NHL games during his career, notching 58 goals and adding 71 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


16-9-2017 Washington Capitals trade rumoured
Edmonton Oilers are rumoured to be planning a trade sending right wing Matt Fraser, center Gregory Chase and center Ugo Bellante to Washington Capitals for left wing Jakub Vrana

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Edmonton Oilers are looking for a 1st line left wing and that Jakub Vrana would be a good fit there.


12-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexander Wennberg is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Tyler Seguin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. T.J. Oshie is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Lars Eller is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Braden Holtby has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-9-2017 Philipp Grubauer frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Philipp Grubauer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 4th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 119 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season.


6-9-2017 Sam Gagner frustrated
Washington Capitals center Sam Gagner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Canada, Sam Gagner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 693 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 237 assists along with 301 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 1 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


5-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-9-2017 Tyler Seguin frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Tyler Seguin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Tyler Seguin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 508 NHL games during his career, notching 185 goals and adding 220 assists along with 120 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


31-8-2017 Josh Anderson frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Josh Anderson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Anderson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Riley Barber frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Riley Barber feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Riley Barber was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2017 Training camp preview
Washington Capitals will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears:
- Brett Connolly R
- Brandon Carlo D
- Seth Griffith R
- Bradley Malone C
- Matt Calvert L
- Alexander Wennberg L
- David Savard D
- Cody Goloubef D
- Josh Anderson R
- Tyler Seguin R
- Jason Demers D
- Jeff Carter C
- Adrian Kempe L
- Andrew Shaw C
- Shea Weber D
- Patrik Elias C
- Jason Akeson R
- Troy Rutkowski D
- Sam Gagner C
- Brandon Alderson R
- Olivier Ekman-Larsson D
- Jeremy Welsh L
- T.J. Oshie R
- Lars Eller C
- Justin Williams L
- Jay Beagle C
- Stanislav Galiev L
- Nate Schmidt D
- Dmitri Orlov D
- Braden Holtby G
- Philipp Grubauer G
- Jakub Vrana L
- Chandler Stephenson C
- Jonas Siegenthaler D
- Vitek Vanecek G
- Christian Djoos D
- Adam Carlson G
- Madison Bowey D
- Riley Barber R
- Tyler Lewington D
- Tim McGauley C
- Nathan Walker L
- Liam O'Brien L
- Aaron Ness D
- Garrett Mitchell R
- Ilya Samsonov G
- Kevin Elgestal R
- Zach Sanford L
- Brian Pinho C
- Shane Gersich C
- Steven Spinner C
- Connor Hobbs D
- Colby Williams D
- Chase Priskie D
- Colby Robak D
- Julien Brouillette D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Brett Connolly R
- Seth Griffith R
- Matt Calvert L
- Troy Rutkowski D
- Sam Gagner C
- Brandon Alderson R
- Jeremy Welsh L
- Justin Williams L
- Jonas Siegenthaler D
- Christian Djoos D
- Garrett Mitchell R
- Zach Sanford L
- Brian Pinho C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Bradley Malone C
- David Savard D
- T.J. Oshie R
- Lars Eller C
- Dmitri Orlov D
- Chandler Stephenson C
- Madison Bowey D
- Shane Gersich C


28-6-2017 Jason Demers frustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Jason Demers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jason Demers was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 7th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 449 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 118 assists along with 254 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2017 Philipp Grubauer frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Philipp Grubauer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 4th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 56 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 119 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2017 Ilya Samsonov returns
Washington Capitals were delighted to hear that Ilya Samsonov has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Kevin Elgestal returns
Washington Capitals were delighted to hear that Kevin Elgestal has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Zach Sanford returns
Washington Capitals were delighted to hear that Zach Sanford has returned to the team.

24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2017 Nate Schmidt frustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of USA, Nate Schmidt, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 222 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 26 assists along with 36 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


22-6-2017 Garrett Mitchell frustrated
Washington Capitals right wing Garrett Mitchell feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Garrett Mitchell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Seth Griffith (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Bradley Malone (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Cody Goloubef (Washington Capitals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Patrik Elias (Washington Capitals) UFA
-Jason Akeson (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brandon Alderson (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jeremy Welsh (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Stanislav Galiev (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chandler Stephenson (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Christian Djoos (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Nathan Walker (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Liam O'Brien (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Garrett Mitchell (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Julien Brouillette (Hershey Bears) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Adam Carlson frustrated
Washington Capitals goaltender Adam Carlson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Adam Carlson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


20-6-2017 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $12 500 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2017 Archie Henderson retires
Washington Capitals staff member Archie Henderson has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2017 Steve Bowman retires
Washington Capitals staff member Steve Bowman has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2017 Ville Siren retires
Washington Capitals staff member Ville Siren has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2017 Gleb Tchistyakov retires
Washington Capitals staff member Gleb Tchistyakov has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2017 Martin Pouliot retires
Washington Capitals staff member Martin Pouliot has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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