Last Game
Thu, Apr 13
vs New Jersey Devils (52-22-8)
  • Capital One Arena
5
Final / OT
4

Eastern Metropolitan Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
52-21-9 113
52-22-8 112
47-22-13 107
42-31-9 93
40-31-11 91
35-37-10 80
31-38-13 75
25-48-9 59

Top Capitals News

  • Capitals' Rasmus Sandin: Injury isn't serious

    Sandin's leg injury isn't believed to be serious, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan told Tom Gulitti of NHL.com on Thursday.

    Sandin was hurt when he absorbed a knee-on-knee hit from Team USA's Mikey Eyssimont on May 23 during an IIHF World Championship game. It sounds like Sandin should be fine for training camp in September. He had seven goals and 35 points in 71 outings split between Toronto and Washington in 2022-23.

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  • Capitals' Nic Dowd: Undergoes core procedure

    Dowd underwent a core procedure following the 2022-23 campaign, according to Tom Gulitti of NHL.com.

    Dowd had 13 goals and 25 points in 65 outings in 2022-23, but he missed Washington's final three games because of the injury. Dowd should be ready for the start of training camp.

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  • Capitals' Rasmus Sandin: Exits with apparent leg injury

    Sandin exited Tuesday's IIHF World Championship game versus Team USA with an apparent leg injury and didn't return, TSN reports.

    Sandin suffered the injury when he took a knee-on-knee hit from Team USA's Mikey Eyssimont, who was ejected from the contest for his role in the play. At this point the severity of Sandin's injury remains unclear, but further updates should be released in the coming days.

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  • Capitals' Michael Sgarbossa: Inks two-way deal

    Sgarbossa signed a two-year, two-way contract with Washington on Friday, per CapFriendly.

    Sgarbossa spent the entire 2022-23 campaign with AHL Hershey, tallying 21 goals and 58 points in 60 games. The 30-year-old forward has 65 games of NHL experience and will serve as organizational depth next season.

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  • Capitals' Alexander Alexeyev: Inks extension

    Alexeyev signed a two-year, $1.65 million extension with the Capitals on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    Alexeyev recorded five assists while averaging 16:27 of ice time through 32 games as a rookie with Washington this season. The 23-year-old was a first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and should have a full-time role at the NHL level during the 2023-24 campaign.

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  • Capitals' Ivan Miroshnichenko: Signs entry-level contract

    Miroshnichenko signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Washington on Monday.

    Miroshnichenko posted three goals and one assist in 23 games with Avangard Omsk of the KHL during the 2022-23 season. The Capitals selected the 19-year-old forward with the 20th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.

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  • Capitals' Hardy Haman-Aktell: Inks entry-level contract

    Haman-Aktell signed a one-year, two-way contract with Washington on Thursday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

    Haman-Aktell was originally drafted by Nashville in the fourth-round -- 108th overall -- in 2016. He never signed and remained in Sweden, scoring nine times and adding 27 assists in 51 games with Vaxjo AC this season. The defenseman will earn $775,000 at the NHL level and $82,500 in the AHL next season.

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  • Capitals' Connor Brown: Hopeful for training camp

    Brown (knee) is expecting to be healthy for the start of training camp, Sammi Silber of The Hockey News reports.

    Brown has been making progress in his recovery from knee surgery in October and anticipates being healthy for training camp in September. The 29-year-old winger will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has multiple 35-plus point seasons on his resume, but a knee injury ended his 2022-23 campaign with no points in just four games.

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  • Capitals' Carl Hagelin: Still not skating

    Hagelin (hip/eye) has not resumed skating following hip and eye injuries, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

    Hagelin indicated during his end-of-season press availability that he has yet to be cleared to play with his eye injury and has not resumed skating following hip resurfacing surgery, but he's hoping to return to action next season. The 34-year-old winger hasn't played in an NHL game since Feb. 21, 2022, and his prospects for resuming his career, in Washington or elsewhere, remain murky.

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  • Capitals' T.J. Oshie: Undergoes back procedure

    Oshie underwent a double ablation on his back Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

    Oshie said that he feels good after the procedure. He missed games on three separate occasions due to back woes during the 2022-23 season. Oshie completed the season with 19 goals, 16 assists, 126 shots on goal and 125 hits in 58 contests.

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  • Capitals' Beck Malenstyn: Sent to AHL Hershey

    Malenstyn was returned to AHL Hershey on Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com returns.

    Malenstyn picked up two points in nine games with the Capitals this season. He had seven goals and three helpers in 39 AHL games before his recall.

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  • Capitals' Joe Snively: Returned to minors

    Snively was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Friday.

    With the Capitals season now concluded, Snively will get a chance to help with AHL Hershey's playoff run. The 26-year-old notched two goals and four points in 12 games with Washington during the 2022-23 campaign and will be in the mix for a spot on the Capitals' opening night roster once training camp gets underway in September.

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  • Capitals' Alexei Protas: Back in Hershey

    Protas was returned to AHL Hershey on Friday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

    Protas played in 58 games at the NHL level, scoring four times and adding 11 assists. The 22-year-old was a bottom-six forward this season, averaging 11:31 of ice time per contest. He will gain valuable experience in the AHL playoffs with the first-place Hershey Bears.

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  • Capitals' Rasmus Sandin: Ends year with goal

    Sandin scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Devils.

    Sandin extended Washington's lead to 2-0 early in the first period, working his way into the slot before beating Mackenzie Blackwood with a one-timer. Sandin also logged nine penalty minutes in the contest, including a fighting major after a scrap with Curtis Lazar in the second. The 23-year-old Sandin finishes the year with 35 points (seven goals, 28 assists), with 15 coming in 19 games with Washington following a deadline trade from Toronto. With the Capitals likely rebuilding in 2023-24, Sandin figures to play a sizeable role on the blue line.

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  • Capitals' Joe Snively: Scores in finale

    Snively scored a goal on his lone shot in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Devils.

    Snively opened the scoring in the first period, beating Mackenzie Blackwood with a wrister on an odd-man rush. The goal is Snively's second of the season and his first since Feb. 14. The Virginia native bounced between the Capitals and AHL Hershey this year, tallying two goals and four points in 12 games at the NHL level. Snively will likely be in the mix for a bottom-six role with the Capitals in 2023-24.

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Team Statistical Rankings

GF AVG GA AVG Power Play
Team 3.05
(20th)
3.15
(18th)
21.1
(16th)

Injuries

Player Injury
R. Sandin D Rasmus Sandin D Leg
T. Oshie RW T.J. Oshie RW Back
A. Mantha RW Anthony Mantha RW Lower Body
C. Lindgren G Charlie Lindgren G Upper Body
C. Brown RW Connor Brown RW Knee