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Capitals News
#2 RW
Tom Wilson: Scores twice in robust performance
Jan 19th
Wilson tallied a pair of goals and racked up a game-high 10 hits in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins.
#6 C
Evgeny Kuznetsov: Lights lamp for first time
Jan 19th
Kuznetsov scored a goal on a team-leading six shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins.
#1 C
Lars Eller: Opens scoring with first goal
Jan 19th
Eller scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins.
#1 G
Vitek Vanecek: Yields five in OT loss
Jan 19th
Vanecek made 25 saves Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh.
#4 RW
Daniel Sprong: Skating in top six
Jan 19th
Sprong skated alongside Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov on the second line during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
#3 C
T.J. Oshie: Shuffled to third line
Jan 19th
Oshie skated alongside Richard Panik and Lars Eller during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
#1 LW
Alex Ovechkin: Another two-point effort
Jan 17th
Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season and added an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins. He also had six shots and four hits.
#4 C
Nic Dowd: Scores first of 2020-21
Jan 17th
Dowd scored a goal on his lone shot in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh.
#2 C
Nicklas Backstrom: Finds twine on power play
Jan 17th
Backstrom scored a power-play goal on two shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins.
#3 G
Ilya Samsonov: Handed shootout loss
Jan 17th
Samsonov allowed three goals on 27 shots Sunday in a 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh.
#3 RW
Garnet Hathaway: Buries goal Thursday
Jan 15th
Hathaway tallied a goal, two shots and two hits during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#1 RW
Conor Sheary: Bags apple in debut
Jan 15th
Sheary registered an assist while logging 10:40 of ice time during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#2 LW
Jakub Vrana: Lights lamp Thursday
Jan 15th
Vrana tallied the game-winning goal and added five shots during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#1 LD
Brenden Dillon: Pots goal Thursday
Jan 15th
Dillon recorded a goal, a plus-3 rating, two hits and four blocked shots during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#3 RD
Nick Jensen: Bags apple Thursday
Jan 15th
Jensen registered an assist and blocked two shots while logging 20:17 of ice time during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#1 RD
John Carlson: Notches two points
Jan 15th
Carlson recorded a goal, a power-play assist and six shots during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
#3 RW
Daniel Carr: Placed on taxi squad
Jan 14th
Carr has been assigned to Washington's taxi squad.
#7 C
Brian Pinho: Detailed to taxi squad
Jan 14th
Pinho has been assigned to Washington's taxi squad.
#2 G
Craig Anderson: Clears waivers Thursday
Jan 14th
Anderson cleared waivers and will be assigned to the Capitals' taxi squad, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
#5 C
Philippe Maillet: Waived by Washington
Jan 11th
Maillet was placed on waivers Monday, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
#2 RD
Justin Schultz: Working with second power-play unit
Jan 7th
Schultz worked with the second power-play unit during Thursday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
#3 LW
Richard Panik: Getting power-play looks at practice
Jan 7th
Panik practiced with the second power-play unit during Thursday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
#3 LD
Zdeno Chara: Cleared to suit up
Jan 5th
Chara has passed his physicals and cleared COVID-related protocols, paving the way for him to take the ice Tuesday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
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Penguins News
#4 LW
Colton Sceviour: Goals in back-to-back games
Jan 19th
Sceviour scored a goal on three shots and had a pair of hits in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over Washington.
#2 C
Evgeni Malkin: Forces OT with first goal of year
Jan 19th
Malkin scored a goal on three shots Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime win over Washington.
#1 LW
Jake Guentzel: Finds net with man advantage
Jan 19th
Guentzel had a goal and an assist along with four shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win versus the Capitals.
#1 C
Sidney Crosby: OT winner caps big night
Jan 19th
Crosby registered a goal and two assists with three shots Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime win over the Capitals. He also dominated in the faceoff circle with 16 wins on 19 attempts (84.2 percent).
#3 C
Teddy Blueger: Ignites rally with SHG
Jan 19th
Blueger scored a short-handed goal on his only shot and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Capitals.
#2 G
Casey DeSmith: Wins second straight vs. Capitals
Jan 19th
DeSmith made 22 saves and chipped in with an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win against the Capitals.
#4 LD
Juuso Riikola: Injury details clarified
Jan 19th
Riikola suffered an upper-body injury in Tuesday's game versus the Capitals.
#1 LD
Marcus Pettersson: Dealing with upper-body injury
Jan 19th
Pettersson is dealing with an upper-body injury, according to head coach Mike Sullivan.
#3 RD
Cody Ceci: Healthy scratch again Tuesday
Jan 19th
Ceci is a healthy scratch and will not play Tuesday against Washington, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#3 LW
Zach Aston-Reese: Skating Tuesday
Jan 19th
Aston-Reese (shoulder) was on the ice for Tuesday's morning skate in a non-contact jersey. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "The fact that he's on the ice I think suggests that he's getting a whole lot closer. I can't give you a definitive date at this point because we don't have one."
#1 RW
Kasperi Kapanen: Will play Tuesday
Jan 19th
Kapanen will be in the lineup against the Capitals on Tuesday.
#4 RW
Anthony Angello: Moves to minors
Jan 18th
Angello was assigned to AHL Wilkes/Barre-Scranton on Monday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#4 C
Sam Lafferty: Drops to taxi squad
Jan 18th
Lafferty was assigned to the taxi squad Monday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#2 LD
Mike Matheson: Officially moves to IR
Jan 17th
Matheson (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
#6 RW
Evan Rodrigues: Pots first goal of season
Jan 17th
Rodrigues scored a goal on three shots in a 4-3 shootout win over the Capitals on Sunday.
#2 LW
Jared McCann: Avoids suspension
Jan 16th
McCann received a $10,000 fine but avoided a suspension for elbowing Philadelphia's Travis Sanheim in Friday's loss.
#1 G
Tristan Jarry: Gets yanked early Friday
Jan 15th
Jarry gave up three goals on six shots before being replaced by Casey DeSmith in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Flyers.
#3 RW
Brandon Tanev: Two-point effort in loss
Jan 13th
Tanev scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flyers.
#5 C
Mark Jankowski: Strong showing in Pens debut
Jan 13th
Jankowski scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flyers.
#5 RW
Josh Currie: Shifts to waivers
Jan 10th
Currie was waived by the Penguins on Sunday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.