Washington Capitals Depth Chart 2014 2015

Washington Capitals C 1. Nicklas Backstrom  2. Evgeny Kuznetsov  3. Brooks Laich  4. Jay Beagle  5. Kris Newbury  L 1. Marcus Johansson  2. Joel Ward  3. Jason Chimera  4. Aaron Volpatti  R 1. Alex Ovechkin  2. Troy Brouwer  3. Eric Fehr  4. Ryan Stoa  ...
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Review and Preview: Washington Capitals

One way or another, the red will rock in DC.#159184798 / gettyimages.comHello! This will be a synoptic feature Mon-Sat the next five weeks to gear up for the start of the 2014-'15 season. We're going in reverse alphabetical order and alternating between the Eastern and Western Conferences, because why not?Washington CapitalsReviewRoster changes, IN: D Matt Niskanen, D Brooks...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Versatile Laich eager to help Capitals again

Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich couldn't wait for Monday to come. It's the day he's finally scheduled to hit the ice and incorporate skating into his offseason training regimen. It's been two years since Laich has been as energized and excited to lace 'em up as he is now; two very hard, painful, injury-riddled years to be exact. "Now when I step...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough’s Twitter interactions nearly sickeningly saccharine (pics)

As the NHL world reels as it attempts to come to terms with the news that Alexander Ovechkin and tennis star Maria Kirilenko have broken off their engagement, at least some solace can be achieved by knowing that the relationship between Brooks Laich, Ovi’s Washington Capitals teammate, and actress Julianne Hough is still going strong. […] The post Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough’s...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals Off-Season Ahead, Potential Buyouts on the Horizon?

The most strenuous part of the NHL off-season was taken care of for Caps owner Ted Leonsis when he filled in the vacant positions at the top of the organization. Barry Trotz is now behind the bench and Brian MacLellan is the guy responsible for bringing players in to fill the players bench. Now that a head coach is in place along with a general manager, what is next for the Washington...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals not likely to buyout forward Brooks Laich

Photo cred: As free agency lurks around the corner, it looks like Brooks Laich will be staying put with the Capitals. Laich has been a key part of the Caps lineup, but has been sidelined with groin injury the past few seasons. Since being injured during the shortened season, Laich has played 60 games scoring 9 goals and 19 points. Not only has Laich been injured, he also...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Laich wants no part of a possible buyout

One of the many decisions facing new Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is whether he should use the final compliance buyout he inherited from outgoing general manager George McPhee. As part of the NHL’s labor settlement last year teams were granted two compliance buyouts. The Caps used their first on defenseman Jeff Schultz last summer. Among their candidates this summer...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chimera, Ward, Carlson and Laich Minifigures

Last we checked, the not LEGO company “Oyo” released Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green minifigures. Now, it's added a bit of depth with Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, John Carlson, and Brooks Laich figures.
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Laich’s Advice to Teammates

Brooks Laich feels that the team needs to look elsewhere for success.
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Last Days of Brooks Laich?

Is this season Brooks Laich's last with the Capitals?
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps F Laich has surgery; expected out 4-6 weeks

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich is expected to miss the rest of the regular season after having an operation on a groin muscle.
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich has procedure on lower body, expected out 4-6 weeks

Brooks Laich's injury woes continue in Washington. On Monday the Capitals announced th forward is likely going to miss 4-6 weeks, potentially ending his season. Laich labored through the Capitals' 4-3 win on Friday against the Canucks at home and then sat out Sunday's game against the Maple Leafs. So on Monday Laich underwent a procedure to release a tight adductor,...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals' Brooks Laich could miss remainder of season with persisting groin issues

If the Washington Capitals are going to make the Stanley Cup playoffs for a seventh consecutive season, they might have to do it without center Brooks Laich. Capitals insider Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports Laich will be visiting groin specialist Michael Brunt on Monday in St. Louis and may require surgery that would end his regular season.Laich has dealt with persisting...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich headed to St. Louis to see doctor

The Capitals’ road to a seventh straight playoff berth got a little steeper on Sunday with the news that Brooks Laich will be visiting groin specialist Michael Brunt Monday in St. Louis and may require a procedure that knocks him out of the rest of the regular season. Laich, 30, underwent surgery on his groin last season, playing in just nine games. This season he has missed 18...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Laich day-to-day for remainder of season

Laich day-to-day: Apparently, Brooks Laich’s visit to see a groin specialist in St. Louis on Tuesday did not rule out his availability for game action down the stretch. “Right now, we’re just going to monitor it day-by-day and play it by ear and see how he feels and make decisions daily,” Caps coach Adam Oates said, adding it’s possible that Laich plays Friday night. ...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals' Brooks Laich suffers Groin Injury

The Washington Capitals have announced that Brooks Laich aggravated a groin injury during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers and missed the following game against the Boston Bruins.Laich has been suffering from a lingering groin injury for the past two years. When he aggravated the injury against the Flyers fans knew it was not good news, especially when he did not follow the...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WAG Watch: Beautiful Julianne Hough Dating Washington Capitals Player Brooks Laich (20 Pics)

Good to see that a hockey player is snatching up a celebrity wag. Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals is dating the beautiful Julianne Hough. The talented Hough is a two-time Dancing with the Stars champion, a country singer and actress (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Footloose remake). The gorgeous 25-year-old Hough looks to rebound after breaking up with Ryan Seacrest...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals star Brooks Laich spotted with rumored new girlfriend Julianne Hough (photos)

As many of his NHL-playing colleagues are toiling for their respective countries in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Washington Capitals star Brooks Laich is maximizing the free time afforded him during the league’s Olympic break to hang out with the purported new love in his life, actress-dancer-singer Julianne Hough. Photos of the couple were […]The post Capitals star Brooks...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Brooks Laich snapped holding hands with Julianne Hough

via Daily Mail Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich has been snapped holding hands with Julianne Hough as they walked Hough’s dogs in California. Hough is best known for being one of the professional dance partners in hit talent show ‘Dancing With The Stars’.  She’s also a musician and actress with several records and movies under her belt. Brooks Laich on the other hand...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What Will Become Of Brooks Laich?

For now, the Caps are stuck with trying to rehabilitate Brooks Laich’s body, mind and spirit.
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Game Day Notes (12/27)

After a holiday layoff.  The Washington Capitals are back on ice tonight at the Verizon Center.  The Caps will host playoff nemesis New York Rangers.   The Caps enter the game with a two game losing streak, while the Rangers bring a two game winning streak to the District. Starting again . . . Phillip Grubauer will start in goal tonight for the Capitals.  It will be his sixth...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruce Boudreau returns to Washington: ‘It’s going to be nerve-racking’

Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau returns to the Verizon Center tonight for the first time since being fired by the Washington Capitals in late 2011. “I don’t want to anticipate anything, quite frankly,” Boudreau said, via “It’s going to be nerve-racking going on the bench for the first [time]. It’s going to be really exciting to see all the red again. I used...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals forward Brooks Laich to return against Ducks

After missing nearly a month of action, Brooks Laich will return to the Washington Capitals lineup against the Anaheim Ducks, head coach Adam Oates confirmed Monday morning. Laich last played on Nov. 27 against the Ottawa Senators and missed 11 games due to a groin injury. Unfortunately, this has been a reoccurring issue for Laich as he missed all but nine games last season to groin...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin scores four goals to help Capitals beat Lightning

Alex Ovechkin’s four goals Tuesday night helped the Washington Capitals erase a 3-0 first-period deficit en route to a 6-5 shootout victory at Verizon Center. “Let’s face it … you can’t leave No. 8,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said of Ovechkin. “He didn’t even have to work for his goals. He didn’t move on the first one, he didn’t move on the last two at all....
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals Brooks Laich continues to sit

Brooks Laich continues to sit out practice and it’s unclear when the versatile forward might be ready to return to the lineup. He missed the past two games with a groin injury. The same injury that limited him to only nine games last season, which led to abdominal surgery.Asked if this injury was headed down the same path as it did last season for Laich, Head coach Adam Oates...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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