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6:00 CT – Predators (17-11-4) @ Capitals (16-14-1)Players to watch:NSH- Shea WeberThe Preds captain has taken his game to another level this month and tallied two points against the Caps in their first meeting.WSH- Mike KnubleKnuble, who has just two points in the last 20 games, will be playing in his 1,000th game tonight.Starting goaltenders:NSH- Pekka Rinne (2011-12 stats: 15-9-4, 2.48 GAA)WSH- Michal Neuvirth (2011-12 stats: 4-6-1, 3.27 GAA)Injury report:NSH- Kevin Klein (flu, out)WSH- Mathieu Perreault (illness, questionable), Mike Green and Tom Poti (groin, out), Jay Beagle (concussion, out)Keys to the game:NSH- Slow down Backstrom and Ovechkin… Washington has inexplicably scored just three goals in their last three games. So tonight, Weber and Ryan Suter need to be on their A-game, slow down the Caps’ big guns and force the role players to beat the Preds.WSH- Stout penalty kill… The Caps’ penalty kill better be on their A-game tonight, as well. Nashville’s third-ranked power...
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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 Knuble didn't record a goal or an assist. He didn't have a plus-rating and wasn't on the ice for a goal — or even that long. But the right wing playing his 1,000th career NHL game had a lot to do with the Washington Capitals' 4-1 victory over the ...
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Photo by Clyde Caplan, clydeorama.com“I’m thrilled with the way the night went and, you know, you get a big win at the end, so it turned out to be a great day.” — Mike Knuble on his 1,000th game.
Sometimes, as a young reporter, it’s best to keep my mouth shut around the rink and just observe or listen (probably should do that more often, I’m sure some players would say...
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals assistant captain Mike Knuble is scheduled to play his NHL milestone 1,000th NHL game tomorrow against the Nashville Predators at Verizon Center. The Capitals will honor Knuble with a special pre-game cer...
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Dan Hellie quizzes Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson about his teammate Mike Knuble.