A injury to Matt Niskanen on Wednesday night has forced the Capitals to make a callup from Hershey. That wasn't the only move the team made on Thursday.
The Caps plan to be cautious with Niskanen after the top defenseman got hurt Wednesday night.
Ilya Samsonov helped lead Metallurg Magnitogorsk to the top spot in the eastern conference and will look to defend last season's championship.
Capitals Rewind: In the first game back from their bye week, the Capitals lost to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout.
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