Found December 24, 2011 on Washington Times:
NEWARK, N.J. — Jason Chimera's two goals Friday night vaulted him back into the Washington Capitals' lead for goals this season. That's not a typo — vaulted back, as Chimera has reclaimed a spot he's held for much of the season. He now has 13 and is on pace for ...

Jason Chimera keeps up career-best scoring pace in Capitals’ loss to Devils

The Capitals got a point on a night when they probably didn’t deserve one, at least not based on their effort and execution through the first two periods of Friday’s 4-3 shootout loss in New Jersey. And they’ve got Jason Chimera to thank for that crucial point. With goals Nos. 12 and 13 – both in the third period – Chimera not only forced the game to overtime, he took...

World Juniors Special for Carlson, Alzner

For most of their professional careers, Capitals defensemen John Carlson and Karl Alzner have been attached at the hip.  Carlson, 21, and Alzner, 23, who were drafted two years apart, began their professional journeys with the Caps' American Hockey League affiliate, the Hershey Bears, developing alongside current Caps like Michal Neuvirth, Mathieu Perreault, and Jay Beagle...

When Will Mike Green Play?

from the Washington Post, It’s unclear when (Mike) Green, who was not made available to comment for this story, will return from his latest setback, a strained right groin muscle that he suffered in mid-November. When Green’s recovery plateaued two weeks ago, the Capitals decided to take an experimental route with his rehabilitation, according to several people familiar with...

Rapid Rewind: A Point is a Point

The Washington Capitals were oh so close on Friday night, erasing a pitiful second period with an outstanding third one and clawing a point out of the Devils that they certainly did not deserve throughout the first two thirds of the game.  Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera were the goal scorers, Chimera twice, as the Caps found a way to head into the holiday break with a slightly...

Michal Neuvirth's play allows Capitals to get back into game against Devils

NEWARK, N.J. — Michal Neuvirth didn't want to talk about his stellar start Friday night, when he kept the Washington Capitals in the game despite the ice being slanted in his direction. Instead, Neuvirth turned the subject back to the team and what happened to dig a three-goal hole against ...

Ovechkin's remark made a mark

PHT: Merry Christmas, everyone. We’ve put together a list of the best 10 NHL moments of the past year. Alex Ovechkin's comment toward Bruce Boudreau certainly was one.

Capitals earn a point after three-goal third period, fall to the Devils in a shootout

NEWARK, N.J. — A harmless shot from Jason Chimera that Martin Brodeur stopped easily elicited sarcastic applause from a half-hearted New Jersey Devils crowd. That's how bad it was for the Washington Capitals for two periods on Friday night. The third period was the opposite — more like the Caps ...

Capitals' road woes pinned on sluggish starts

NEWARK, N.J. — Outside the friendly confines of Verizon Center, the Washington Capitals know they need to be careful. In hockey, the home team gets the final line change and can set the matchups it wants and can often use that to great advantage. The Caps learned again on Friday ...

Capitals' Brooks Laich understands concussions are 'gray area'

On Oct. 14, the morning after Jay Beagle suffered a concussion in a fight with Arron Asham and had to leave the Washington Capitals' game at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Laich had some pretty pointed comments about the league's protocol process. "I really don't care about that awareness stuff. To ...

Capitals-Sabres Preview

Both the Washington Capitals and the Buffalo Sabres spent Christmas feeling dissatisfied about their seasons so far. Each team will have plenty to say about whether the other can begin to turn things around before the end of 2011. The frustrated clubs square off Monday night at Buffalo in the first of two meetings in a five-day span. The Sabres (16-15-3) haven't exactly played...

Washington Capitals (17-14-1) at New Jersey Devils (18-14-1), 7 p.m. (ET)

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