Washington Capitals News


Oshie (concussion) will be back in the Capitals lineup on Tuesday.

Oshie has missed the last 11 games with a concussion but will play Tuesday vs. the Red Wings. Oshie has a chance to get on the scoresheet right away as he will skate on the right wing with Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin. So far this season, Oshie has scored nine goals with five assists (14 points) in 18 games.

Source: Stephen Whyno 12/11/18, 11:14 am EST

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Holtby will start Tuesday vs. the Red Wings.

Holtby stopped all 28 shots that he faced in the Capitals shutout win in Columbus on Saturday. The win snapped a brief two-game losing streak for Holtby, who is 6-2-0 with a 2.22 GAA and .930 SV% in eight games since returning from injury. In his first start against the Red Wings, Holtby stopped 31 of 32 shots in a 3-1 win.

Source: Stephen Whyno 12/11/18, 2:00 pm EST

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Holtby will start Saturday in Columbus.

Holtby gave up four goals on 27 shots in the Capitals loss in Vegas on Tuesday. Holtby was given a night off on Thursday, so he will draw the Blue Jackets tonight. Holtby has lost two in a row while giving up a combined 10 goals on 52 shots (.808 SV%). In his first start against Columbus, Holtby allowed two goals on 36 shots in a 2-1 loss.

Source: Isabelle Khurshudyan 12/8/18, 2:12 pm EST

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Holtby will start Friday vs. the Devils.

Holtby stopped 32 of 33 shots in the Capitals win against the Islanders on Monday. Since returning to the Capitals crease, Holtby has gone 4-0-0 while stopping 122 of the 126 shots (.968 SV%) that he has faced. This will be his first start against New Jersey and 12th at Capital One Arena—he is 6-3-1 with a 2.51 GAA and .922 SV% on home-ice.

Source: Mike Vogel 11/30/18, 5:23 pm EST

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Kuznetsov (upper-body) will return to the Capitals lineup on Friday.

Kuznetsov missed the last six games with an “upper-body” injury that was believed to be a concussion. Kuznetsov will centre the Capitals second line with Jakub Vrana and Brett Conolly on his wings. Kuznetsov picked up six goals and 15 assists (21 points) in 18 games before getting hurt on November 14th.

Source: Chris Kuc 11/30/18, 11:13 am EST

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Holtby is expected to start Friday vs. the Devils.

Holtby stopped 32 of 33 shots in the Capitals win against the Islanders on Monday. Since returning to the Capitals crease, Holtby has gone 4-0-0 while stopping 122 of the 126 shots (.968 SV%) that he has faced. This will be his first start against New Jersey and 12th at Capital One Arena—he is 6-3-1 with a 2.51 GAA and .922 SV% on home-ice.

Source: Isabelle Khurshudyan 11/30/18, 10:55 am EST

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Holtby will start Monday against the Islanders.

Holtby allowed one goal on 32 shots in the Capitals win over the Red Wings on Friday. Since returning from a two-game absence, Holtby has won three straight games while posting a 1.11 GAA and .968 SV%. Holtby seems to have discovered the form that carried the Capitals to the Stanley Cup last year and that is great news for his fantasy investors.

Source: Isabelle Khurshudyan 11/26/18, 1:38 pm EST

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