Here’s the latest news in Washington and around the National Hockey League.
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Nicklas Backstrom is feeling good, but there’s still plenty of work for the Capitals to do. Here’s the major headlines from Day 1 of training camp.
Max Pacioretty’s timetable to return from his torn Achilles is still up in the air. Read more here.
Three storylines we’re watching as Capitals training camp gets underway. Check them out here.
What did Day 1 look like on the ice for the Capitals? See more here.
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Battles for the Penguins’ final few roster spots won’t end at the close of camp, according to head coach Mike Sullivan, who hopes it makes the team’s AHL affiliate more competitive. Here’s more from Pittsburgh Hockey Now.
Flyers prospect Matvei Michkov scored twice Thursday, leading the KHL’s HC Sochi to a 4-3 win. Here’s more from Philly Hockey Now.
Contract negotiations for two of the Sabres top players — Rasmus Dahlin and Owen Power — must be “right from all sides,” GM Kevyn Adams said. Here’s more from Buffalo Hockey Now.
In his first action in a Canadiens uniform, Alex Newhook impressed on Day 1 of training camp. Here’s more from Montreal Hockey Now.
A handful of injured Islanders were back on the ice for the start of training camp, including Oliver Wahlstrom. Here’s more from NYI Hockey Now.
Free agent addition Oliver Ekman-Larsson is ready to prove himself with the Panthers. Here’s more from Florida Hockey Now.
Sharks captain Logan Couture is day-to-day with a lower body injury. Here’s more from San Jose Hockey Now.