John Carlson scored the Capitals' first goal of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs, giving the team a 1-0 lead over the Flyers.
Defenseman returns from injury to beat New Jersey in OT, 1-0
John Carlson ended a defensive tug of war between the Caps and Devils, moving the Caps closer to a Presidents' Trophy.
If he does play, the Capitals will have a truly healthy defense for the first time since early November.
After being hindered by a lower-body injury since December, the injured defenseman is expected to be back in the lineup as soon as next Friday's game at New Jersey.
Injured defenseman John Carlson took part in Washington's morning skate Friday and is ramping up his on-ice work in anticipation of returning to the lineup before the postseason begins.
Capitals defenseman John Carlson, sidelined since Feb. 24 with a lower body injury, participated in the Caps’ morning skate on Friday.
Capitals coach Barry Trotz told the media that defenseman John Carlson underwent a 'procedure' Saturday and will miss time.
Braden Holtby was given a hefty raise from the Washington Capitals. He didn’t receive the $8 million a year he was asking for, but the goaltender is taking home a five-year, $30.5 million contract which will carry an average cap hit of $6.1 million. Fans and analysts were quick to dissect the new deal, but teammate John Carlson had a simple way of breaking down Holtby’s new contract.
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...
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