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Mikhail Grabovski | Center

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/31/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 183
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Mikhail Grabovski found the back of the net on Tuesday.
Grabovski has been cold lately with just two points in his last 11 games. He has 13 goals and 35 points in 55 contests in 2013-14. Apr 9 - 11:02 AM

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Mikhail Grabovski will move up to the Capitals' top line on Tuesday.

Grabovski returned from an ankle injury on Monday and Capitals coach Adam Oates was pleased with his performance. He will play alongside Jay Beagle and Alex Ovechkin.
Apr 1 - 3:25 PM

The Washington Capitals get Mikhail Grabovski back in action against the Nashville Predators on Sunday.

Grabovski hasn't played since Feb. 27 because of a left ankle injury, so it's not shocking to hear that the team plans on bringing him along slowly. Even so, the 30-year-old's a worthy spot starter with 33 points in 50 games played this season, although he isn't great for peripheral stats (just 68 SOG in those 60 contests this season).
Mar 30 - 6:44 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) was back on the ice with his teammates for the first time in nearly a month on Monday.

He hasn't played since Feb. 27 and he's missed 20 of the last 21 games because of a sprained left ankle. "He's got to go through a few practices before we consider games," coach Adam Oates said. "Possible, see how he responds tomorrow." There's a chance that he could be ready to return this weekend.
Mar 24 - 5:17 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He's retroactive to Feb. 27 when he re-injured his ankle. It's unclear when he'll be able to return.
Mar 10 - 4:53 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) hopes to start skating again next week.

He re-injured his ankle on Feb. 27 against Florida. Grabovski has 12 goals and 33 points in 50 games this season.
Mar 8 - 3:20 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) has returned to Washington to be evaluated.

Grabovski will consequently miss the Capitals' game in Boston on Saturday. He sustained the injury during Thursday's contest.
Feb 28 - 11:09 AM

Mikhail Grabovski left Thursday's game against the Panthers with an apparent lower-body injury.

Grabovski suited up for the game after recovering from an ankle injury that kept him out of eight contests, but it's suspected he may have re-aggravated that same ailment. Stay tuned for more details.
Feb 27 - 8:07 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) could be ready to play when Washington plays next week.

He skated well at practice and coach Adam Oates said Grabovski "seems fine." He missed eight games going into the Olympic break because of an ankle injury. Washington plays at Florida on Feb. 27.
Feb 20 - 2:37 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) will not be able to play on Saturday.

Grabovski has already missed seven straight games. With the Olympic break coming up, he'll have plenty of time to rest.
Feb 7 - 12:42 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) isn't expected to return on Tuesday.

Grabovski has already missed five consecutive contests due to the injury. He has 12 goals and 33 points in 49 games in 2013-14.
Feb 4 - 3:37 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (ankle) skated on his own Saturday.

Garbovski injured his ankle on January 24 and it is unlikely he will return before the Olympic break as coach Adam Oates said that the center was still 'a ways away' from returning. He has 12 goals and 33 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 2 - 9:58 AM

Mikhail Grabovski won't travel with the team to Buffalo for Tuesday night's game.

He hasn't skated with his teammates since hurting his ankle on Jan. 24. "It's one of those injuries that can change fast. It's tough to put a timetable on it because you don't put your foot in the boot [of the skate]," coach Adam Oates said. "I think once it changes it will be fine. He was just working out with weights, he looked pretty good in there. I don't know how long it will be."
Jan 27 - 1:52 PM

Mikhail Grabovski did not play on Saturday due to a leg injury.

Grabovski suffered the injury in Friday's game. His spot on the second line was taken over by Brooks Laich who centered Martin Erat and Troy Brouwer. Consider Grabovski day-to-day for now.
Jan 26 - 10:51 AM

Mikhail Grabovski (leg) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's contest against Montreal.

However, he didn't skate in the morning so it's unlikely that he'll be able to play after injuring his leg on Friday. "He was hurting pretty good after the [Devils] game, so we'll see," coach Adam Oates said. Grabovski has 12 goals and 33 points in 49 games this season.
Jan 25 - 1:55 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Brooks Laich
4Evgeny Kuznetsov
5Jay Beagle
LW1Marcus Johansson
2Dustin Penner
3Joel Ward
4Jason Chimera
5Aaron Volpatti
RW1Alex Ovechkin
2Troy Brouwer
3Eric Fehr
4Tom Wilson
5Ryan Stoa
D1John Carlson
2Mike Green
3Karl Alzner
4Dmitry Orlov
5Connor Carrick
6John Erskine
7Jack Hillen
8Patrick Wey
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Braden Holtby