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Japers' Rink Apr 15, 2015

Tonight's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: Game On for Game One

Per Mike Vogel, Eric Fehr and Jay Beagle are on the mend - or at least healthy enough to play in a playoff game - and will draw back into the lineup tonight for Game 1. Because of that, the bottom six get a shuffle while the top six remain the same from the end of the regular season. With that in mind, here's a look at tonight's lines and defensive pairings... with Braden Holtby, of course, between the pipes to kick things off: Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Joel Ward Marcus Johansson - Nicklas Backstrom - Troy Brouwer Brooks Laich - Eric Fehr - Jay...
Washington Post Apr 10, 2015

Caps Insider: Beagle, Fehr, Wilson ruled out for Capitals’ season finale

Approaching their regular-season finale Saturday afternoon against the New York Rangers, the Washington Capitals erred on the side of caution, keeping injured forwards Jay Beagle, Eric Fehr and Tom Wilson shelved until the playoffs. Beagle and Fehr, nursing upper-body injuries, practiced with the team Friday, and Coach Barry Trotz said both could have been ready if Saturday was Game 1 of the playoffs, instead of a potentially meaningless Metropolitan Division matchup.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 8, 2015

Caps Insider: Injured forward Jay Beagle: ‘I’d have to lose a leg’ to miss the playoffs

Walking through the Washington Capitals’ dressing room Wednesday morning, not long before finally returning to practice with the team, forward Jay Beagle felt he had missed four months, instead of four weeks. Teammates grew excited when they learned he would skate with them, his first time since suffering an apparent shoulder injury March 11. They raised their hands for high-fives, and Beagle obliged with vigor.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 1, 2015

Caps Insider: Notes: Jay Beagle not traveling on road trip; Orlov could join Capitals

Right before leaving for their three-game trip, the Washington Capitals reversed course concerning the status of injured forward Jay Beagle, deciding to leave him behind in northern Virginia while the team toured through Montreal, Ottawa and Detroit.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 26, 2015

Caps Insider: Jay Beagle (upper body) likely to miss at least three more games

Past the two-week mark since suffering an apparent left shoulder injury, Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle continues to rehabilitate with strength coach Mark Nemish and defenseman John Erskine (neck), working for roughly an hour Thursday afternoon after his teammates finished their pregame skate.Read full article >>

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