Caps assign Tom Wilson to Hershey, Jay Beagle returns

The Washington Capitals have assigned F Tom Wilson to AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.   Wilson has not played in the first five games this season due to rehabilitation of a broken fibula that led to surgery during the off-season. Wilson will debut in Chocolatetown this weekend.  He will likely play a few rehabilitation and conditioning games in the AHL before getting the recall to...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

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  ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps win fourth straight, top Blackhawks

A little after 8 p.m. Friday night, as the Washington Capitals zipped the puck around the offensive zone and maintained possession for extended stretches to create quality scoring chances against the Chicago Blackhawks, who are one of the best teams in the Western Conference, a throaty yell from the 400 level rang out across Verizon Center. “Where was this all [expletive] season...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Blanked In Washington

No Toews, no Kane, no Keith, no offense. The Blackhawks went to Washington and lost 4-0 to a Capitals team that, unlike the Hawks, didn’t just go thru the motions. Jay Beagle doubled his goal output for the season, scoring … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Blanked In Washington appeared first on Committed Indians.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals Patrick Wey losses badly to Predators Rich Clune

This is a prime example of when you should not fight as an NHL player. Washington Capitals defenseman Patrick Wey is by no means a fighter. However, he dropped the gloves with Predators tough guy Rich Clune Sunday evening. Wey did not stand a chance against Clune, although he got in a good shot or two. This fight brings back flashbacks of the Jay Beagle/Aaron Asham fight of a few...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Late penalty costs Capitals as Flyers rally for OT win

Vincent Lecavalier scored at 2:45 of overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-4  overtime victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.Heading into action, these two rivals were separated by a mere 1-point in the Eastern conference standings, one team in the playoff picture the other looking in from the outside.The Washington Capitals looked...
Via Hockey Fan Land
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Beagle Bobblehead Review

Caps Outsider's expert weighs on on the Jay Beagle bobblehead.
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Beagle Meets His Bobblehead

Yesterday, the Caps released a photo of Jay Beagle holding his upcoming Inova Blood Drive bobblehead with a big grin on his face. Today, Monumental Network released the video of that encounter.
Via Capitals Outsider
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Quick Look at the Jay Beagle Bobblehead

The base is really cool.
Via Capitals Outsider
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

3 improvements the Washington Capitals could benefit from

blogs.thescore.com The Washington Capitals are playing good. They have a 17-12-2 record to back it and have tallied up 36 points, which are good enough to place them second within the Metropolitan Division. However, it’s hard not see that the Capitals are struggling in some areas. They could work their offense more, improve their plus/minus, and take less penalties, but realistically...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Beagle Bobblehead On the Way

(Photo by Alena Schwarz) Just a few weeks after the Fall Inova Blood Drive, Inova has announced the next Capitals bobblehead for the Winter Drive. The next bobblehead you will receive when you give a pint will be Washington Dog forward Jay Beagle. More than 500 people have already signed up. Keep an eye on Inova’s Twitter or […]
Via Capitals Outsider
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Are Fehr and Beagle In Oates’s Doghouse?

Eric Fehr and Jay Beagle are now regulars in the press box.
Via Capitals Outsider
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Horcoff got a two minute penalty for “you can’t do that” (VIDEO)

via YouTube In the second period of Saturday night’s Dallas Stars game versus the Washington Capitals game, Shawn Horcoff used his stick to try and fend off a streaking Jay Beagle.  The ref’s arm went up.  Horcoff didn’t appreciate it.  The official call was hooking. The unofficial call, given by referee Mike Leggo, was…wait for it…
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Horcoff Called for Hooking Penalty, Gets Two Minutes for ‘You Can’t Do That,’ According to Referee (Video)

Shawn Horcoff has played 12 seasons in the NHL, but every once in a while he still needs to be bluntly reminded of the rules of the game. During the second period of Saturday night’s matchup between the Stars and the Capitals, the Stars forward tried to fend off Jay Beagle who was streaking down the ice, and was called for a hooking penalty on the play by referee Mike Leggo. The...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Caps A Good Fit For Grabovski

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, If it’s true as a radio report in Belarus says that the much-maligned ex Maple Leafs’ centre Mikail Grabovski is signing a one-year $3 million deal with the Washington Capitals, two things come to mind: (1) what took the Caps so long to jump on this guy after losing Mike Ribeiro to Dallas as a free-agent with Mathieu Perreault and...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Common Theme in Caps’ Watershed Moments This Season: Pittsburgh

The Capitals’ first season under Coach Adam Oates has come to a close, and it’s fascinating to see the storyline that took this team from ugly beginning to ugly end—with a lot of magnificent moments in between, and some positive takeaways and question marks for the future. Actually, this season’s story began even earlier, according to Brooks Laich’s chronology, with the...
Via On Frozen Blog
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Script Flips on Caps

Coming into the series, the Rangers main focus was to keep the Capitals high flying power play off the ice by not taking penalties. But now, after the Capitals gave the Blueshirts six power play opportunities in Game 3, it's the team from our Nation's Capital saying they need to stay out of the box (via Washington Post)... Troy Brouwer... “Our PK has been great...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals-Rangers Faceoff Comparison

Puck possession is a huge factor in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The team that has the puck more often is more likely to score and is less likely to be scored upon. With that in mind, here is a breakdown of the top-4 New York Rangers centers, the top-5 Capitals centers, and how they fared against each other in the regular season. The Capitals were the #12 team in the regular season...
Via Rock the Red
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals 6, Jets 1

Alex Ovechkin scored two goals and Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-1 on Friday. Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer, Jay Beagle and Mike Green also scored for the Capitals and Mike Ribeiro had two assists as Washington picked up a much-needed four points in two nights thanks to the Jets. Dustin Byfuglien scored Winnipeg's goal in the...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapid Rewind: Taking Flight? Capitals 6, Jets 1

  Enjoy this, kids.  Is there much of it left? (WFP) Friday night was another great night for the Washington Capitals as they humiliated the host Winnipeg Jets 6-1 on their home ice for a second consecutive win and a third in four games.  Alex Ovechkin scored another two goals, one of which on the power play, to pace the Caps as they played another complete game to...
Via Rock the Red
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Hairspray Can Be for NHL Players, Too; Also, Beagle Compliments Female Fans’ Hockey Knowledge

Ladies line the Capitals’ locker room at Kettler as part of the organization’s annual Hockey ‘n Heels event. Even the most diehard Capitals fan could likely have learned something new at the Capitals’ Hockey ‘n Heels event at Kettler Monday evening. I’ve been covering the team for over three seasons now, and I had no idea, for example, that, along with players’ skates...
Via On Frozen Blog
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Lightning drop sixth straight in loss to Capitals

Everything that could have went against the Lightning did as they lose their sixth straight after the loss to the Washington Capitals 4-3.  The Lightning were outshot 12-6 in the first period but managed to go into the intermission tied at 1-1. But a bad attempt on a glove save by Mathieu Garon and turnovers once again led to goals for the opposition. In the third period, a shot...
Via The Bay Cave
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Capitals Center Jeff Halpern Signs With New York Rangers

Just after 9:30 AM this morning, the New York Post's Larry Brooks reported two-time Washington Capital Jeff Halpern has signed a one-year deal with the New York Rangers for $700,000.  Halpern, 36, played in 69 games last season with the Caps before being scratched in favor of Jay Beagle in the NHL Playoffs.  Halpern scored 4 goals and 12 assists during the 2011-12 season and...
Via Rock the Red
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals re-sign Beagle

The Washington Capitals re-signed forward Jay Beagle to a three-year extension worth $2.7 million, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Beagle, 26, had four goals and one assist while playing in 41 games this past season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals re-Sign Jay Beagle

Per a team release, the Washington Capitals have re-signed center Jay Beagle to a three-year, $2.7 million contract.  The deal will count $900,000 towards the salary cap for each of the next three years. Beagle, 26, who was a restricted free agent, set career highs in goals (4), points (5) and games played (41) this past season.  He broke out in the playoffs, where he won almost...
Via Rock the Red
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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