Matt Niskanen was not at practice Saturday as he and his wife welcomed a baby boy.
Dmitry Orlov is still trying to get his timing back.
Look for Chandler Stephenson to be sent to the minors to start the season.
Andre Burakovsky will start the season as the second line center.
Tom Wilson got into a couple of fights with Boston's Kevan Miller on Friday.
Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz said that he anticipates Andre Burakovsky beginning the 2015-16 season as a center.
Jay Beagle has won the third line center's job.
The Washington Capitals have sent defenseman Connor Carrick to the minors.
The Washington Capitals have sent Zach Sill to the minors.
Chandler Stephenson has a chance at cracking the Washington Capitals lineup to start the season.
Evgeny Kuznetsov registered an assist and the shootout winner in Washington's 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
Brooks Orpik (wrist) is questionable for the Capitals' preseason finale on Sunday.
Nicklas Backstrom (hip) is expected to miss at least four regular season games.
Washington superstar Alex Ovechkin gave the Capitals a 1-0 lead 20 seconds into a 4-3, preseason shootout loss to Carolina Wednesday night.
Chris Brown is projected to be out for a "few weeks" with a hand injury, according to coach Barry Trotz.