Carlson will be a game-time decision for Game 1 vs. the Islanders.
Carlson missed the entire round-robin but practiced on Monday and will be a game-time decision for Game 1 on Wednesday. If Carlson remains out, Martin Fehervary or Radko Gudas will fill his spot and Dmitri Orlov will do a lot of the heavy lifting, including PP1.
Carlson will not play in the round-robin finale vs. the Bruins.
Carlson (undisclosed) will miss his second straight round-robin game on Thursday.
Carlson (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
The Capitals are playing it safe with their star defenseman and have listed him as a game-time decision for Thursday. If he doesn't play, Dmitry Orlov will continue to quarterback the Capitals' top power-play unit.
Carlson will not play Monday vs. the Lightning.
Carlson (undisclosed) is questionable to play Monday vs. the Lightning.
Carlson was nicked up in the Capitals' exhibition game but practiced returned to practice on Saturday. Given the fact that the Capitals are already locked into a playoff spot, they may play it safe with their star defenseman. Head coach Todd Reirden said that Carlson's status for Monday is still TBD, so consider him a game-time decision and check on his status during warmups.
Carlson is expected to be scratched on Saturday.
Carlson (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Sunday.
Source: Chris Kuc 11/11/18, 3:05 pm EST
Carlson (lower-body) will not play on Friday.
Carlson is battling a lower-body injury and the Capitals announced that they’ve recalled Jonas Siegenthaler to replace him tonight. Carlson is day-to-day and questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Coyotes.
The Capitals have agreed to terms with John Carlson on an eight-year contract extension worth $64.0M ($8.0M AAV).
Carlson had a season to remember, leading all defensemen in points (68) and winning the Stanley Cup in a contract year. Re-signing Carlson looked like it might be difficult for the Capitals, but they traded Philipp Grubauer and Brooks Orpik to the Avalanche on Friday, clearing some cap-space to sign their No.1 blueliner. Carlson ties Brent Burns with the second-highest cap-hit among NHL defensemen at $8.0 million.
Carlson (lower-body) will be a game-time decision for Game 1.
Carlson (lower-body) is a “possibility” for Sunday.
Carlson (lower-body) did not travel to Boston.
Carlson (lower-body) is not expected to play on Wednesday.
Carlson (lower-body) will return to the Capitals lineup on Tuesday.
Carlson missed the last six games with a lower-body injury, but will return to the lineup tonight in Brooklyn. Carlson will be on the top pair with Karl Alzner, but won’t return to the top power play. He has 25 points (5G / 20A) in 43 games this season.
Source: @Capitals 01/31/17, 1:36 pm EST
Carlson (lower-body) “has got a good chance” to play on Tuesday.
Carlson missed the final six games before the All-Star break, but it looks like he’ll play Tuesday in Brooklyn. Carlson would return to his spot alongside Karl Alzner on the top-pair and comes in with five goals and 20 assists (25 points) in 43 games this season.
Carlson (lower-body) won’t play Monday vs. the Hurricanes.
Carlson was on the ice for the Capitals’ morning skate, but will miss his fourth straight game with a lower-body injury. The Capitals have a back-to-back on Monday and Tuesday, so monitor his status prior to tomorrow’s game vs. the Sharks.
Carlson (lower-body) missed Wednesday's practice; doubtful to play on Thursday.
Carlson missed Monday’s game in Pittsburgh, but was expected to play on Thursday. Because he was unable to practice this morning, he is now listed as questionable and it seems like a more likely return date is Saturday in Dallas.
The Capitals have activated John Carlson (lower-body) from IR; expected to play on Friday.
Carlson (lower-body) travelled to New Jersey and could return to the lineup on Friday.
Carlson has been sidelined by a lower-body since February 24th, but it looks like he will return to the lineup tonight in New Jersey. Carlson’s status will not be known until head coach Barry Trotz meets with the media around 5 p.m. ET. Carlson has 31 points (6G / 25A) in 47 games this season.