BROOKS LAICH NEWS

Last Days of Brooks Laich?

Is this season Brooks Laich's last with the Capitals?
Via Capitals Outsider
18 days ago  |  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.
Via FOXSports.com
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,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ovechkin scores go-ahead goal for Capitals

Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers. Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich also tallied for the Capitals and Braden Holtby made 30 saves. Brad Boyes scored twice for Florida, and Drew Shore and Tomas Fleischmann...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' comeback comes up short at home against Capitals

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers. Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich also tallied for the Capitals and Braden Holtby made 30 saves. Brad Boyes scored twice for Florida, and Drew Shore...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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.
Via Capitals Outsider
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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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 NHL.com. “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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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....
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Should Players Be Paid For Appearing On 24/7?

from Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, From a hockey fan’s perspective there is nothing not to love about HBO’s award-winning “24/7″ series, which peels back the curtains and offers a fascinating window inside NHL dressing rooms. But at least one former participant wasn’t very fond of his experience with all-access cameras. What stands out for Washington Capitals centre...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals: Superior special teams

Greg Fiume/Getty Images For the past several seasons, the Washington Capitals’ power play sat atop the NHL. It’s no surprise then, that they lead the league at 28.2% this season. What is surprising is that the Capitals have broken their habitually appalling penalty kill stat to become among the NHL’s cream of the crop. After finishing at the bottom of the leaderboard nine times...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Is the Old Brooksy Back?

Brooks Laich broke the ice for the Caps on Monday.
Via Capitals Outsider
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Laich injured 10 min. into 1st Capitals practice

Amid bright expectations and newfound stability, the Washington Capitals opened training camp Thursday. It didn't take long for the mood to change. Roughly 10 minutes into the opening practice, forward Brooks Laich - coming off an injury-ruined season - left the ice at Kettler Iceplex, saying he had a ''flare-up'' of a strained hip flexor suffered a week ago...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich day-to-day after tweaking left hip flexor

Players were on the ice for the first practice of training camp for only about 10 minutes when Brooks Laich suddenly left the ice and headed into the dressing room with a strained left hip flexor. Laich 30 said the injury is completely unrelated to the lingering groin problem that required surgery and kept him out of the lineup for all but nine days last season. Rather Laich suffered...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Vote on the Next Caps Digital Portrait

Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich and John Carlson face off in poll for Queink's next digital portrait.
Via Capitals Outsider
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals banking on Brooks Laich

The Washington Capitals lacked offensive depth last season. And now they move forward without point-per-game center Mike Ribeiro, who signed with the Phoenix Coyotes as a free agent.General manager George McPhee shrugged off that loss. He largely ignored the free agent marketplace, too, citing the high cost of No. 2-caliber centers.Instead he decided to count on Brooks Laich to move...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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