Alex Ovechkin will make his preseason debut against Detroit Red Wings as Capitals look to test out new power play
The Great Eight is ready for some game action.
Washington Capitals head coach Spencer Carbery announced that the first practice group from Wednesday’s Training Camp session would be the team’s game group for Thursday’s matchup against the Detroit Red Wings. That means that Caps captain Alex Ovechkin will take the ice for his preseason debut.
Other veterans that will join Ovechkin on the ice include Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson, Nic Dowd, TJ Oshie, John Carlson, and Charlie Lindgren.