Johansson and Orpik are likely to travel with the team next week.
Johansson has an upper-body injury.
Washington will take on fellow division leader Florida on Tuesday without Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby and likely Marcus Johansson.
Marcus Johansson was not on the ice on Monday, but Brooks Orpik and Jay Beagle were. Barry Trotz provided an injury update on all three after practice.
The Capitals will be without two key forwards against the Panthers.
NEW YORK (AP) The NHL suspended Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson for two games Friday for his hit to the head of New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey. Johansson will miss the Capitals' games Saturday at the New York Rangers and Sunday against the Ottawa Senators. The Capitals are already without center Zach Sill on Saturday as he serves the second of his two...
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If the decision was solely up to Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan, Marcus Johansson would be signed to the Capitals for several more seasons.But there are two sides to the equation, and the Marcus Johansson camp seemed to disagree with MacLellan on how much the 24-year-old winger was worth to the Capitals.An arbitrator would have to ultimately decide on Johansson's worth, and...
Marcus Johansson would like to be paid $4.75 million next season, and the Washington Capitals would like to see him paid just $3 million.Johansson, a restricted free agent, and the Capitals are preparing for Johansson's arbitration hearing on Wednesday.The two sides have yet to come to an agreement for Johansson's next contract, and may require a final arbitration ruling to settle...
Your browser does not support iframes. Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz didn't let a stick to the head stop him from coaching during the first period of Thursday night's game in Philadelphia.Trotz was the victim of his own player's stick as Caps left winger Marcus Johansson was knocked over the boards by Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn. Johansson's stick went flying up and...
As if barely missing out on the playoffs wasn't painful enough, the Washington Capitals now have to endure injury added to insult.Centerman Marcus Johansson left The Capitals' win over the coasting Chicago Blackhawks in the second period on Friday night, the result of taking a Nicklas Backstrom drive off of his left hand during a Caps' power play and did not return.Playing in...
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