Found November 10, 2011 on Washington Times:
This season, when the Washington Capitals have had rough games, some fans have been quick to point to the enigmatic Russian winger with minimal production as someone who should be held accountable. But Alexander Semin largely hasn't been bad, according to coach Bruce Boudreau, who has cited his hard work. ...

Brooks Laich Needs a New Ride

The web features the Washington Capitals produce are pretty revealing, and this week we learn which player has the worst car. The overwhelming opinion was that Brooks Laich needs a new ride, but it seems that there’s some confusion as to just how old his current wheels are. John Erskine: “Brooks Laich, because he still driving, I think, a 1982 Cadillac Escalade.” Dennis...

Capitals D Green appears likely to play vs. Devils

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will be a game-time decision for Friday's contest against the New Jersey Devils. Green has missed six games since suffering an ankle injury against the Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 22. The former first-round draft pick took part in Friday's morning skate session and said all signs point to him being able to return. Green has three...

Capitals, Ovechkin put the crunch on Devils

The Devils had no answer for Alexander Ovechkin last night, no response even when he flattened their rookie phenom. The Capitals’ captain gets to run around on them again this evening, this time in his building in downtown D.C.It started out like an early birthday party, rookie Adam...

Something Missing: Ovechkin Loses His Edge

And the fans rocking the red, the sirens bursting aheadGave proof thro' the night that Ovechkin was widespreadO say, does that Russian brown bear yet roarO'er the cold of the ice with the power of Thor This partial adaptation of Francis Scott Key's poem Defense of Fort McHenry could've been something that was published in Washington D.C. during the first few years...

Mike Green returns to Capitals' lineup against Devils

NEWARK, N.J. —  It was a long 20 days for Mike Green. He missed six games and plenty of practices. But Friday night, the All-Star defenseman who had been nursing a right-ankle injury returned to the Washington Capitals' lineup for the first part of a home-and-home series with the New Jersey ...

Capitals opening video riffs on Dallas theme

On the ice, Tuesday night’s Caps game against Dallas was a fiasco in which the team dropped its fourth game in six outings, prompting Mike Knuble to say they’re playing like losers and clowns. Off the ice, though, it was sweet perfection, at least judging by the game entertainment folks’s opening video riffing off the intro to Dallas. Read full article >>

HBO’s 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: The Road to the NHL Winter Classic DVD Release

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will host a launch event at Verizon Center on Dec. 1 for the release of HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: The Road to the NHL Winter Classic” DVD. The Verizon Center Team Store will be the fi...

Practice: Nov. 9

The Washington Capitals were on ice for an intense practice bag skate Wednesday following their pathetic showing against the Dallas Stars Tuesday night.  Some notes from Arlington: The team participated in about 90 minutes worth of suicides, one-on-one battle drills, group conditioning, and overall Miracle-ish drills that left the entire team, shall we say, gassed.  Think Bruce...

Roster Move Musings

The Capitals have made a couple roster moves over the past couple of days that probably deserve more attention than they've gotten. The first move was D.J. King's assignment to Hershey.   Not all of us were in agreement that it would be a good thing for the Bears because it meant possibly less ice time for an NHL prospect, never mind a guy with a bigger contract than the...

Capitals retake lead in Southeast

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Jason Chimera was just doing his job on the Washington Capitals ' penalty-killing unit, but when he poked at the puck in the New Jersey Devils end early in the third period, Chimera thought it was time to take a chance.

Devils-Capitals Preview

The Washington Capitals have remained a force at home despite Alex Ovechkin's goal drought. Another meeting with the New Jersey Devils could get the superstar going at the Verizon Center. Ovechkin looks to build on yet another road goal and help the Capitals complete a sweep of this home-and-home set with the Devils on Saturday night. Washington (10-4-0) has won six of seven...

Chimera lifts Capitals

Jason Chimera scored a short-handed goal 2:27 into the third period and Marcus Johansson added an insurance tally eight minutes later, leading the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils Friday night.

Todd Cordell: NHL Game Day Preview: New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals: 11/11/11

Matchup - Capitals (9-4-0 - 18 points) vs. Devils (7-5-1 - 15 points) TV - CSN-MA, MSG Plus Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Projected starting goalies - Tomas Vokoun (WSH) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJD) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game Washington - 3.77 / 2.92 New Jersey - 2.31 / 2.69 Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage Washington - 25% / 78.7 New Jersey - 12.5%...

Capitals beat Devils, end two-game losing streak

Jason Chimera scored a short-handed goal 2:27 into the third period and Marcus Johansson added an insurance tally eight minutes later, leading the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils Friday night.
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