Washington Capitals Injuries

date player pos description notes
04/18 T.J. Oshie T.J. O RW out for season - Collarbone
Oshie is had surgery to repair his fractured right clavicle and is projected to miss the remainder of the playoffs.
04/08 Lars Eller Lars E C Prob Thurs - Upper Body
Eller is dealing with an upper-body issue but will likely suit up for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Hurricanes.
04/06 Nicklas Backstrom Nicklas B C Ques Sat - Rest
Backstrom is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday against the Islanders as he will likely be given the day off to rest.
04/06 T.J. Oshie T.J. O RW Ques Sat - Rest
Oshie is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday against the Islanders as he will likely be given the day off to rest.
03/31 Brett Connolly Brett C RW Prob Mon - Illness
Connolly sat out the last game due to an illness but the symptoms will likely subside in time for Monday's tilt against the Panthers.
03/28 T.J. Oshie T.J. O RW Prob Sat - Illness
Oshie was held out of the previous game with an illness but is expected to play against the Lightning on Saturday.
03/23 Evgeny Kuznetsov Evgeny K C Ques Sun - Illness
Kuznetsov is battling an illness, leaving his status for Sunday's game against the Flyers hazy.
03/22 Carl Hagelin Carl H LW Prob Sun - Illness
Hagelin missed the last game with an illness but it is likely he will rejoin the lineup against the Flyers on Sunday.
03/20 Michal Kempny Michal K D out for season - Hamstring
Kempny is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left hamstring and is expected to miss four to six months.
02/23 Nick Jensen Nick J D Ques Sun - Acquired
Jensen was recently acquired through a trade and it is unknown if he will be available for Sunday's game versus the Rangers.
02/17 T.J. Oshie T.J. O RW Prob Mon - Upper Body
Oshie was lifted from the previous game due to an upper-body injury but is likely to suit up Monday against the Kings.
02/01 Lars Eller Lars E C Ques Tues - Lower Body
Eller missed the last game with a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will be ready to return for Tuesday's game against the Canucks.
01/23 Alex Ovechkin Alex O LW Elig Sun - Suspension
Ovechkin was issued one-game suspension for skipping the 2019 All-Star game but is expected to be reinstated in time for Sunday's tilt against the Bruins.
01/13 Lars Eller Lars E C Prob Mon - Upper Body
Eller has an upper-body injury but his status for Monday's matchup against the Blues will likely see him hit the ice.
01/11 Dmitry Orlov Dmitry O D Ques Sat - Upper Body
Orlov exited the last game with an upper-body injury and it is uncertain if he will play against the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
01/08 Nicklas Backstrom Nicklas B C Prob Thurs - Illness
Backstrom was held out of the previous game due to an illness but it is likely he will lace up for Thursday's matchup against the Bruins.
12/27 Matt Niskanen Matt N D Prob Thurs - Upper Body
Niskanen missed his second-straight game with an upper-body injury but it is expected he will be available Thursday against the Blues.
12/12 Christian Djoos Christian D D Prob Sat - Lower Body
Djoos is now off injured reserve after recovering from surgery to his left thigh and is likely to return against the Avalanche on Saturday.
11/29 Alex Ovechkin Alex O LW Prob Fri - Upper Body
Ovechkin has an injury to his upper body but is expected to lace up his skates Friday against the Devils.
11/26 Devante Smith-Pelly Devante S RW Prob Fri - Lower Body
Smith-Pelly left the previous game due to a lower-body injury but is likely to be in Friday's lineup against the Devils.