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North Charleston, SC – The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals, announced today that goaltender Philipp Grubauer has been named the Reebok Hockey ECHL Rookie of the Month for January.   Grubauer, ...

Are the Capitals in trouble?

Washington’s perfect start through seven games seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it? When Dale Hunter took over for Bruce Boudreau, it was thought that he would give the Capitals a spark. But as one writer points out, the pre-season Cup contenders are actually going in reverse, and are in danger of missing the playoffs altogether.Following back-to-back losses coming out of...

Washington Capitals in the Wayback Machine?

Watching tonight’s Washington Capitals game, and their recent victory over Boston, felt eerily familiar. The Caps’ roster was relatively devoid of superstars; they fought hard, beat a better team (vs. Boston) and lost a close one to a divisional rival (Tampa). Without Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, and Mike Green, this Capitals team is surprisingly similar to the Capitals...

Capitals Recall Keith Aucoin from Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Keith Aucoin from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.   Aucoin, 33, leads the AHL in p...

Capitals Assign Cody Eakin to Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have assigned forward Cody Eakin to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Eakin, 20, has collected eight points (f...

Caps' Green makes progress by skating after sports hernia surgery

Mike Green is still some time away from returning to game action for the Washington Capitals. Sports hernia surgery on Jan. 17 ensured the defenseman would be out four to six more weeks after missing much of the season with nagging injuries. But this week Green made a big first ...

Flyers, Capitals exchange minor leaguers

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired right wing Matt Ford from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Kevin Marshall in a trade of minor leaguers. Ford had 10 goals and 28 points in 39 games for Washington's AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears. He will be assigned to the Adirondack Phantoms. Ford has 50 goals and 100 points in 190 career AHL games with Hershey, Lake Erie and Hartford...

Rapid Rewind: Clawed. Panthers 4, Capitals 2

The Washington Capitals fell flat again on Wednesday night, failing to capitalize on a big opportunity to beat a team behind them in the playoff standings, falling to the Florida Panthers 4-2 inside BankAtlantic Center.  The Capitals were sunk by two Mikael Samuelsson goals, both soft.  Michal Neuvirth was below average for the Caps, but Brooks Laich scored and John Carlson scored...

Flyers acquire Matt Ford from Washington

Matt Ford The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have acquired 6-1, 207-lb right wing Matt Ford from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman K...

Flyers send D Marshall to Capitals for RW Ford

The Philadelphia Flyers acquired right wing Matt Ford from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Kevin Marshall. Ford was assisgned to Adirondack, the AHL affiliate of Philadelphia. He had 10 goals and 18 assists in 39 games for Washington's AHL affiliate at Hersey. Marshall did not have a point in 10 games with the Flyers this season.

Flyers Trade Kevin Marshall To Washington

The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Kevin Marshall from the Flyers for right-winger Matt Ford. Via Stephen Whyno, The Washington Times.

Practice: Feb. 3

The Washington Capitals were on ice Friday morning for practice as they prepare to meet the Montreal Canadiens in the Bell Centre Saturday afternoon.  Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Mike Green once again skated with his teammates during practice, the fourth consecutive day he has worked out on ice. With recent call-up Keith Aucoin in the fold and Cody Eakin out of...

Capitals-Panthers Preview

Despite a gritty effort, the road-weary Washington Capitals let one slip away in their first game back following All-Star weekend. They're all but certain to have another hard-fought battle during Wednesday night's matchup with the Florida Panthers. With superstar Alex Ovechkin serving the last of a three-game suspension, the visiting Capitals square off against the Panthers...

Capitals-Canadiens Preview

The Washington Capitals' pursuit of a fifth straight Southeast Division title has stalled a bit due to their struggles away from home. Beating the Montreal Canadiens on the road, however, hasn't been a problem recently. Washington looks to end a four-game road skid by earning its fourth consecutive victory in Montreal when the teams meet Saturday afternoon. The Capitals...

Capitals not forgetting about Rene Bourque, but focus is on the two points

It took just nine seconds into Rene Bourque's first shift Jan. 18 for the Washington Capitals' Matt Hendricks to challenge him to fight. On Jan. 3, then with the Calgary Flames, Bourque put Nicklas Backstrom out of the lineup with a reckless elbow to the head. That was a way ...

Avalanche fall to Wild, 1-0, for fourth straight loss

The Avs fell 1-0 to the Wild and veteran goalie Nicklas Backstrom, who probably would win a Vezina Trophy every year if he could play the majority of his games against Colorado.
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