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Niskanen, Orpik, Oshie miss Capitals' game vs. Oilers

WASHINGTON (AP) Forward T.J. Oshie and defensemen Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik missed the Washington Capitals' game against the Edmonton Oilers Friday night because of injuries. Coach Barry Trotz had called Niskanen and Orpik questionable with lower-body injuries. Trotz also alluded to a forward being banged up, with that being Oshie missing his 10th game of the season for an...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Niskanen out vs. Oilers; Caps prospect could make NHL debut

Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen will not suit up Friday against Connor McDavid and the surging Oilers, Coach Barry Trotz said.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Holtby, Schmidt and Matt Niskanen Go on Segway Tour

#CapsCasinoNight winners went on a Segway tour of D.C. with Capitals’ Nate Schmidt, Braden Holtby and Matt Niskanen. The Caps have done this several times before. Alex Ovechkin had a great photo taken of himself back in 2013. And who can forget Ovechkin back in 2007?   #CapsCasinoNight winners paint the town Red on Segways with […]
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan: Matt Niskanen's injury is not serious

Matt Niskanen is day-to-day with the lower body injury he suffered during Wednesdays 4-1 win in Philadelphia, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said. Its day-to-day; its
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

The Caps are hopeful Matt Niskanen avoided serious injury

PHILADELPHIAThe Capitals are hoping the injury suffered by Matt Niskanen during Wednesdays 4-1 win over the Flyers is not serious. The veteran defensemans left leg appeared to
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

WATCH: Niskanen forced to leave game after knee-on-knee with Gudas

Washington Capitals defenceman Matt Niskanen has to leave the game after he and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas with a knee-on-knee collision.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Niskanen injured following awkward collision

Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen had to exit the ice and head to the locker room after suffering an apparent lower body injury following an awkward collision against the Flyers.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

Video: Matt Niskanen hits a beer bottle back into the stands

You might remember that Islanders fans nailed Brooks Orpik with a beer a couple games ago. Following the Islanders’ win in Game 6, fans tossed several cups and objects at the Capitals as they left the ice. The Caps looked pretty irritated (rightfully so) and Matt Niskanen took it upon himself to send a beer bottle back into the crowd. See ya #BYE #isles #bigwin #nocaps #bottleservice...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins: free-agency needs

What free-agents will GM Jim Rutherford sign this summer? While the Pittsburgh Penguins GM has ended, many have already started looking ahead towards the draft and free agency. This off-season comes at a critical junction for the Pens.  After another playoff meltdown, Pittsburgh is about to embark on a period  of serious re-construction, both on the ice and in the front office...
Via isportsweb.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins’ New Year’s Resolution

One of the best scoring unit’s right now in hockey. Pittsburgh is halfway through the 2013-2014 NHL season now. Tomorrow, Tuesday Dec. 31st is New Years Eve and Pittsburgh ends 2013 with divisional foe New Jersey Devils in New Jersey.  Pittsburgh hopes to end 2013 with a victory that would sure bring joy to the city of Pittsburgh and into the locker room. Pittsburgh is one of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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