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The Washington Capitals’ defencemen Mike Green will miss 4-6 weeks due to an abdominal injury, according to reports surfaced on Twitter on Monday evening. The Washington Post’s Capitals Insider tweeted the following:         Green recently landed on the injured reserve after coming back from missing 23 games due to a groin injury, Stephen Whyno of the Washington Times reported. Green has played just 10 games this season and has registered three  goals and three assists. Matthew Wilson is editor of Center Ice Chat. Follow him on Twitter @Mattjw24. Be sure to also Like us on Facebook and to Follow our Tumblr page.

Caps' Green out 4-6 weeks for surgery

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will have abdominal surgery and is expected to be sidelined another 4-6 weeks. Green has played in only 10 games this season. He was sidelined early in the season with a sprained right ankle, then injured his groin in early November. He returned to play two games this month, but the groin tightened up in the second period against the San...

Capitals' Green out 4 to 6 weeks after ab surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will have abdominal surgery and is expected to be sidelined another 4-6 weeks.

Rapid Rewind: Vokouna-Matata

WASHINGTON – Dmitry Orlov scored his first career NHL goal, the eventual game-winner, and Tomas Vokoun made 43 saves Sunday to lead the Washington Capitals to a critical 2-1 win inside Verizon Center.  The Capitals got their other goal from Alexander Semin, who broke a four game goal drought.  With their win, their seventh in a row on home ice, the Capitals are now in first place...

Hershey Running Away With AHL Lead

The Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals affiliate) have a four point lead over the rest of the AHL with 55 points.  They have a 24-15 record with seven regulation tie points.  This is the team with the best offence in the league.  The two top scorers in the AHL are both Hershey players in Keith Aucoin and Chris Bourque.  Jacob Micflikier and Graham Mink are other Hershey players...

The Washington Capitals Barely Avoid Being Struck By Lightning

Two nights ago on a Friday evening, Washington’s Verizon Center was packed with another capacity crowd (more than 125 consecutive sellouts) to watch the team in the red sweaters take on the Tampa Bay Lightning.  There was more than a little animosity in the air; after all, the Bolts were the team that humiliated the Caps in last year’s playoffs, sweeping them in four games of...

Rapper Alex Ovechkin

In a video that was noticed by the social networking sports world, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin attempts to turn his swag up with a verse and an appearance in the latest Sanya Belyi video for “Champion”. Ovechkin can be seen in the video doing rap hands throughout the video while wearing his hat tilted to...Read the Rest...

Alex Ovechkin Should Stick To Hockey

Because he has a hard time keeping up in this Russian music video.

Nabokov, Islanders zip Capitals

WASHINGTON — Stuck in last place with the schedule more than halfway completed, the Islanders can’t wait any longer to make a run toward securing a playoff spot. Skating with a sense of urgency that seemed to be lacking in the Washington Capitals, the Islanders got two goals from PA...

Parenteau shines as Islanders shut out Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) Evgeni Nabokov stopped 17 shots to hand the Washington Capitals their first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders got two goals from PA Parenteau in a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.

Orlov's first goal gets Caps past 'Canes (AP)

Dmitry Orlov broke a third-period tie with his first NHL goal, and the Washington Capitals moved into a tie for the Southeast Division lead with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. The rookie defenseman, playing in his 25th game, put in the rebound after a shot by Jason Chimera at 1:12.
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