The Washington Capitals along with the rest of the National Hockey League is gearing up for a new and innovative 2020 Season, as the team has entered Phase 3 of the League’s “return to play” is underway. Washington is one of two dozen clubs have reconvened in pursuit of the Stanley Cup,
It’ll be different for Washington, who won’t be able to play in front of their fans at Capital One Arena, but instead will be potentially playing in Toronto.
There are a ton of new additions to the Capitals this season as they were able to sign winger Carl Hagelin and defenseman Nick Jensen ahead of the signing deadline. Washington also saw the signings of Defenseman Brenden Dillon from San Jose on Feb. 18, along with veteran scoring winger Ilya Kovalchuk from Montreal on Feb. 23.
The Capitals are going to see some great time from Dillon and Kovalchuk who have experience with changing teams in the middle of the season and both should easily adapt to a system that encourages scoring and a high-paced play.
Washingotn as a whole is currently in training camp and trying to see how their lines and roster as a whole will shape up, Head Coach Todd Reirden will have an exciting team to watch and it’ll be an exciting time for hockey as a whole.
The first game for the Capitals for the 2020 Season is an exhibition bout against the Carolina Hurricanes on July 29, with face-off schedudled for 4:00 p.m.
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