Nicklas Backstrom (hip) remains uncertain of his status for the season opener on Oct. 10.
Dmitry Orlov (wrist surgery) feels fine going into training camp.
Evgeny Kuznetsov thinks the two-year bridge contract he signed in July is good for both sides.
Washington Capitals prospect Nathan Walker can't wait to get hit at training camp. No, really.
Curtis Glencross rues taking a "hometown discount" with his most recent deal, especially as he waits on the sidelines of unrestricted free agency.
Nicklas Backstrom (hip) isn't sure if he'll be ready for the start of the regular season.
In lighter news, Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich announced his engagement to actress Julienne Hough.
Alex Ovechkin said that he will definitely play at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
After missing the entire 2014-15 campaign, Dmitry Orlov is looking to land a spot on the Washington Capitals.
Austin Fyten has signed a one-year AHL contract with the Hershey Bears
Justin Peters had successful surgery on his left knee Monday.
Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan still isn't sure who his third line center will be.
If Nicklas Backstrom (hip) is unavailable for the start of the regular season then Evgeny Kuznetsov is the likeliest candidate to move up to the top line.
Andre Burakovsky could end up in Washington's top-six forward group as a winger or as the center of the third line.
Maxime Sauve has signed a one-year contract with the AHL's Hershey Bears.