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Capitals re-assign defenseman Ryan Stanton

The move is likely related to the activation of top defenseman John Carlson returning to the lineup.
Via Capitals Insider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: December 30, 2015

A mere five games to choose from as we head into the New Year. Let’s take a look at the matchups for this evening… All shot attempt numbers discussed are at even strength and score-adjusted unless otherwise noted. And as always, make sure to check Twitter for any injury news, and check LeftWingLock for starting goalies and line combos. TEAMS TO TARGET Washington Capitals...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) T.J. Oshie scored twice and added an assist as the Washington Capitals spoiled Mike Sullivan's coaching debut for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-1 win on Monday night. Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists for Washington. John Carlson added his fifth goal of the season for the Metropolitan Division leaders. Braden Holtby stopped 44 of Pittsburgh's season...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps hold off late Lightning surge, win 4-2

The Washington Capitals held off a late Tampa Bay surge to defeat the Lightning 4-2 and secured their fourth consecutive win.  With the New York Rangers loss today, the Capitals moved to within one standing point of the Metro leading Rangers, improving overall to 16-5-1. Alexander Ovechkin put the Caps on the board in the first period with his 12th tally of the season and the 487th...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 24 Box Score And Video Highlights: Capitals 4 – Lightning 2

Scoring Summary 1st Period 07:09 WSH PPG – Alex Ovechkin (12) Wrist shot – ASST: Jason Chimera (6), Evgeny Kuznetsov (17) 1 – 0 WSH 2nd Period 18:03 WSH PPG – Jason Chimera (6) Tip-in – ASST: Evgeny Kuznetsov (18), Matt Niskanen (9) 2 – 0 WSH 19:18 WSH Marcus Johansson (4) Deflected shot – ASST: John Carlson (12), Nate Schmidt (3) 3 – 0 WSH...
Via Lightning Shout
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps' power play comes through in 4-2 win over Lightning

WASHINGTON (AP) Jason Chimera scored a power-play goal and had an assist during another man advantage to help the Washington Capitals win 4-2 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday. Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie also scored against Tampa Bay's usually reliable penalty kill. Marcus Johansson added an even-strength goal in the Capitals' fourth straight victory, while John Carlson...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning make late surge, come up short against Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jason Chimera scored a power-play goal and had an assist during another man advantage to help the Washington Capitals win 4-2 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday. Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie also scored against Tampa Bay's usually reliable penalty kill. Marcus Johansson added an even-strength goal in the Capitals' fourth straight victory, while John Carlson...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps crush the Avs, 7-3

The Washington Capitals put up three goals on the Avs in the first period and sailed for there to an impressive 7-3 win.  The win improve the Caps to 13-5-1 on the season. Justin Williams got the Caps on the board just 3:05 into the opening period.  Williams sat in the center of the net and was fed by Jason Chimera and Williams buried it.  Alexander Ovechkin would score his tenth...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals shower Avalanche with goals en route to 7-3 victory

  WHERE/WHEN November 21, 2015 Game 20 Verizon Center, Washington, DC HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche came into tonight’s game against the Washington Capitals looking to get things back on track after a three game winning streak to start their season-long seven-game road trip was followed immediately by losing two in a row. To say things got off to a dubious start would be...
Via BSN Denver
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Holtby's 28 saves carry Capitals to 4-1 victory over Bruins

WASHINGTON (AP) Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots, Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal and the Washington Capitals handed the Boston Bruins their first road loss of the season, 4-1 on Thursday night. John Carlson had a goal and an assist for the Capitals, whose 9-3-0 record matches the best start in franchise history. Holtby notched shutouts in all three games between the teams last...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Welcome Top-Priced Home Games Between Lightning, Jets and Avalanche in November

View image | gettyimages.com There’s no telling who will stand atop the Eastern Conference by May, but the Washington Capitals have already given good reason to believe that 2016 will be the year they hang their first Metropolitan Division Championship banner. The team has started strong at 6-2-0, aided by the strong play of rising star Evgeny Kuznetsov, John Carlson and 2015...
Via KCM Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps complete a three game western conference sweep

The Washington Capitals completed a three game, Western Conference road sweep, defeating the Edmonton Oilers last night 7-4.  The Caps were powered by rising star Evgeny Kuznetsov, who recorded his first career hat trick and a five point night. Kuznetsov was the Caps’ road show last night, recording three goals and adding two assists, factoring into five of the Caps’ seven tallies...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals down the Blackhawks 4-1

After inconsistencies in the first two games of the season, Washington put together a strong, three period performance, and downed the defending Stanley Cup Champs 4-1 to improve to 2-1 on the season.  The Caps played significantly better in their own zone on defense, much more solid on the fore check, and got exceptional goal tending from Braden Holtby.   Holtby stopped 27 of...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Holtby's 26 saves lift Capitals to 4-1 win over Blackhawks

WASHINGTON (AP) Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots, Alex Ovechkin scored a goal in his return to the Washington lineup and the Capitals beat the punchless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night. John Carlson, T.J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen also scored the Capitals, who welcomed back Ovechkin following a one-game disciplinary absence. Coming off a 3-0 loss to Philadelphia one night earlier...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Islanders 6-2

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored twice to help the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 6-2 on Sunday in the NHL's preseason finale. T.J. Oshie, Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in a 7:10 span of the first period, and John Carlson added a goal for the Capitals. Kuznetsov and Carlson also each had three assists, and Oshie had two. Braden Holtby made 22 saves...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

It's hard to say goodbye, but Carlson and Niskanen approve the Capitals recent moves

It's tough to say goodbye to a team mate. It's even tougher to say goodbye to four.“I know the business side of things,” defenseman John Carlson said to CSN Washington. “You’ve got to learn to roll with it. We lost some great friends of mine, some great players on the ice.  But I think we added some great, great quality players, too. So I think in this league it’s tough...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals' John Carlson is excited about the Pope coming to Washington

You know who is really excited about the Pontiff coming to town? John Carlson.The Capitals defenseman, and brand new father as of June 15, pledges to "continue working on his faith" in this short video.The Pope visits Washington Sept. 22-24.In the video, Carlson nominates Jeremy Patton to pledge his faith in a video. Patton might be the former player for the St. Louis Cardinals,...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

John Carlson jokes about Braden Holtby’s new contract

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.
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

John Carlson jokes about Braden Holtby’s new contract

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.
Via Bloguin Best
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 2 ECSF: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers faceoff against the Washington Capitals, today at MSG starting at 12:30 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBC Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-Fast Sheppard-Moore-Glass McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist – 4-2, 1.61 GAA, .938...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ward scores with one second left to lift the Caps a 1-0 series lead over Rangers

Joe Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left in the game to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 win and a 1-0 series lead over the New York Rangers.  Alex Ovechkin fed Ward from behind the net and Ward put the puck past Henrik Lundqvist for the win.  A thrilling win for Game One sets up what should be a terrific second round series.  Ward’s game winning tally was his second goal...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Shelf: Save 15% On Defibrillators Edition: 4/26/15

Are you ready? Ready to experience the first game seven of the NHL playoffs? And the first one to involve the New York Islanders since the epic 2002 series against the Toronto Maple Leafs? Well, if you aren’t, you still have today to head to your local medical supply store and purchase a defibrillator for tomorrow night’s (7:30) game in Washington against the Capitals that will...
Via Islanders Insight
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders score twice in third, beat Capitals to force Game 7

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, and Nick Leddy had two assists in what could still be the franchise's final game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, and Nick Leddy had two assists in what could still be the franchise's final game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals are a Nightmare Playoff Matchup in the Eastern Conference

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby reaches for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) The Washington Capitals are one of the most well built teams in hockey. Two or three years ago, I would’ve been laughed off the internet for saying that. But thanks to improved play...
Via The Sports Journal
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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