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Washington Capitals - A Tale of Two Goalies

During the trading season, everyone in the hockey world was sending kudos to Washington’s General Manager, George McPhee for his acquisition of Florida’s Tomas Vokoun. In fact, Washington’s NBC 4 said: “If there was an award for an off-season NHL MVP, it may have to go to Capitals general manager George McPhee” when he signed the veteran goaltender for the bargain price...

Video- Michal Neuvirth With The Bad Goal Of The Night

I’ve posted the game highlights video of the Capitals/Avalanche game because the goal is at the very beginning and you see a replay of it too.

Grand opportunity for Caps' Knuble

Mike Knuble defies the traditional laws of hockey. Players aren't supposed to score 20 goals in a season for the first time at age 30 and then do it eight more times. But that has been life for Knuble, who struggled to find a place in the NHL for so ...

Mike Green travels with Capitals to Denver, but doesn't skate

DENVER — Just as the team promised, injured defenseman Mike Green joined the Washington Capitals in Colorado. But the plan was for him to skate, too — something that did not happen Saturday morning. Green, who missed his 17th straight game Saturday night with a strained right groin, saw a ...

Change at top for Capitals hasn't lit a fire under scorers

DENVER — Three goals. Three games. One win thrown into the mix to engender some optimism, but the Washington Capitals seem to be lacking answers for what's wrong on offense. The talent is there. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin make up what should be a dangerous top line, ...

Practice: Dec. 19

The Washington Capitals were on ice Monday morning at 10:30 as they prepare for Tuesday night's game with the Nashville Predators.  Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Mike Green skated by himself for about 40 minutes before practice began, and left the ice as soon as the rest of his teammates came on for practice.  Dale Hunter would not provide an update on Green...

Preview #33: Predators winning streak on line versus Washington

Season Records Nashville Predators 17-11-4 Washington Capitals 16-14-1 The Washington Capitals find themselves in recent unfamiliar territory, outside of a playoff position in the Eastern Conference standings. With a 4-6-0 record in their last 10 games, including a 2-1 loss to Colorado on Saturday night, the Caps will be looking to turn things around at Verizon Center when the Nashville...

Matt Hendricks returns, but early fight with Cody McLeod doesn't spark Capitals

DENVER — Matt Hendricks tried to make the most of his return to Colorado and return to the Washington Capitals lineup. The gritty forward who began his NHL career with the Avalanche missed four straight games with a knee injury before getting back on the ice Saturday night.Hendricks ...

Reunions on tap when Avs host Capitals at Pepsi Center

The Avalanche didn't practice Friday, and no insight about tonight's lineup against the Washington Capitals was revealed.

McLeod and Hendricks all business in Avs’ 2-1 win over Caps

In the 2009-10 NHL season, Cody McLeod and Matt Hendricks were linemates, buddies, hockey twins. They made a living playing the same type of game. Tonight at the Pepsi Center, with McLeod in his familiar Avs’ sweater and Hendricks donning his Washington Caps duds in his first game back in Denver, those guys traded punches. Serious punches. Good, old-fashioned scrap between two...

Capitals come up short against Avalanche, fall 2-1

DENVER — There were plenty of things the Washington Capitals could worry about going into Saturday night's game, from the Colorado Avalanche's young speed to leading scorer Ryan O'Reilly and impressive rookie Gabriel Landeskog. Fluky goals against and winger Cody McLeod didn't figure to be high on the list of ...
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