Found January 02, 2014 on Capitals Outsider:
During warm-ups, Jason Chimera decided to mess with Comcast SportsNet's Al Koken while he was standing in front of the camera with Alan May.

Caps’ John Carlson named to USA Olympic Team

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson has been selected to Team USA for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The 23 year-old defenseman will be making his be first Olympic appearance. Carlson is tied for fifth among NHL defensemen with seven goals this season and leads the Caps with 83 blocked shots. He also leads all Caps on average ice time with 24:10. Carlson is...

At the Half: More Bad than Good

Adam Oates' men have some positives to build on but also som serious underlying issues. ( 41 games have come and gone for the 2013-14 Washington Capitals, and it’s been a weird season to far to say the least.  At the midway mark of their campaign, the Capitals are 20-15-6 for 46 standings points.  They sit in second place place in the Metropolitan Division, sixth...

Caps D-man Carlson named to US Olympic team

With the Olympics being only 6 weeks away, the US Olympic Men’s Hockey team’s roster has been finally announced and Washington’s John Carlson will join 24 other Americans as they look to avenge their 2010 Gold Medal game loss to Canada, with 13 of the 24 players returning from the ’10 team. Carlson becomes the first American player in Capitals history to be named to the team...

Oates says Carlson belongs on U.S. Olympic team

Like hockey fans across North America, Capitals defenseman John Carlson will be watching Wednesday’s Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in frigid Ann Arbor, Mich. Well, at least he’ll be watching the end of the game. Immediately following the 1 p.m. outdoor showdown between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, Team USA will announce its 25-man roster...

Grubi Invades Holtby’s Crease, Decides To Stay

Lately everyone wants to know if they should drop Braden Holtby (13-10-2/3.00/.915/1) for rookie upstart Phillipp Grubauer (5-2-2/2.02/.938) and while I preached patience with Hotly initially, I think it’s time to get on the Grubi train. Both goalies are young, and with any young athlete there are ups and downs, so it’s hard to make a move with such a small sample size to...

Jay Beagle Meets His Bobblehead

Yesterday, the Caps released a photo of Jay Beagle holding his upcoming Inova Blood Drive bobblehead with a big grin on his face. Today, Monumental Network released the video of that encounter.

Capitals-Wild Preview

Alex Ovechkin managed to snap one of the longest point droughts of his career last time out, but he couldn't help the Washington Capitals end their losing streak. Ovechkin and the Capitals will try to avoid a season high-tying fourth straight loss Saturday night and earn their first road win against a Minnesota Wild team that just snapped a lengthy skid. Ovechkin had gone four...

Hurricanes 4 Capitals 3 OT ReCap

The Washington Capitals dropped their third straight home game against the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 4-3.  In what has become the norm for these games, Jeff Skinner was the best player on the ice, finishing off his hat trick with the game winner in overtime.  On to the reCap:  Continue reading "Hurricanes 4 Capitals 3 OT ReCap"

Hurricanes-Capitals Preview

Alex Ovechkin is on the cusp of the longest point drought of his career. A meeting with the Carolina Hurricanes would appear to be just what he needs to avoid it. Ovechkin will try to continue his production against the Hurricanes and help prevent the Washington Capitals from losing a third straight home meeting for the first time in 22 years Thursday night. Ovechkin is the reigning...
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