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Caps make final cuts, finalize season roster

The Washington Capitals made their final roster reductions today, setting their season opening roster.  Surprisingly, veteran Derek Roy, who was invited into training camp, was among the cuts, despite a solid training camp and pre-season.  Besides Roy, the following players were cut form the roster:   Justin Peters,  Ryan Stanton, Aaron Ness, Chandler Stephenson, and Liam O’Brien...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Capitals goaltender Peters undergoes knee surgery

The Washington Capitals have announced that goaltender Justin Peters underwent successful knee surgery on his left knee on Monday.The report further states that Peters is expected to be ready to play by the start of training camp.Peter's, who was signed by the Capitals in July of 2014 to a two-year, $1.9 million contract, recorded a .881 save percentage and 3.25 goals against average...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Play Incomplete Game, Fall To Caps 4-3

Tonight’s Recap Frustrating. Aggravating. Typical. Call it whatever you want, but no matter what you call it, the truth is that this one was one that got away from the Isles. Things became interesting before the game even started, with news that Braden Holtby was ill and Philipp Grubauer was called up to take his place. The Capitals skipped over backup Justin Peters and went with...
Via Islanders Insight
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues 4, Capitals 3: Highlights, Recap, Reaction

Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, but it still was not enough for the Washington Capitals, as they fall to the St. Louis Blues 4-3 in Sunday’s matinee. The loss is the Capitals sixth in their last seven games. In those six losses, the Capitals have allowed four or more goals in five of them. Caps can't complete the comeback at home against the Blues and fall 4-3. #CapsBlues pic...
Via KCM Sports
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oilers-Capitals Preview

A pair of losses put an end to Washington's torrid stretch that lasted more than a month, but the Capitals still have a chance for their longest home win streak in five seasons. They'll try for their eighth consecutive victory at the Verizon Center on Tuesday night against the Edmonton Oilers, who ended the longest road losing streak in team history in their last game. Washington...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Rally Falls Short in Dallas

The Washington Capitals fell into a 3-0 hole in the game’s first 24 minutes with backup goalie Justin Peters in the net. But they battled back scoring three straight goals, capped by a breakaway goal by Alex Ovechkin 21 seconds into the third period. But with the game tied at 3-3, the Dallas Stars responded with two goals in 16 seconds to reclaim control of the game 5-3. Here...
Via KCM Sports
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals-Hurricanes Preview

Killing penalties has been a problem for the Washington Capitals, especially lately. The Capitals seek a better effort from their penalty killers as they try to avoid a third straight loss Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. Washington (10-10-4) kills just 74.7 percent of opponents' power plays, ranking only better than Philadelphia's league-low 74.1. The Capitals have...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bozak scores twice, Maple Leafs beat Capitals 6-2

TORONTO (AP) Tyler Bozak scored twice and Jonathan Bernier made 35 saves to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 6-2 on Saturday night. Morgan Rielly and Cody Franson scored in the first period, sending Capitals starter Justin Peters to the bench for the second period. Braden Holtby didn't fare much better, allowing Bozak's goal on the first shot he faced. David...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Coyotes have a goalie conundrum?

Capitals at Coyotes When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale TV: FOX Sports Arizona Records: Washington 7-7-3; Arizona 8-9-1 Injuries: Arizona F David Moss (hand) and F Rob Klinkhammer (upper body) are are day to day. There has been no update on D Brandon Gormley (right leg). Washington F Brooks Laich (left shoulder) and D Dmitry Orlov (broken wrist) are on injured...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Peters' whiff leads to easy goal for David Backes (Video)

Washington Capitals goaltender Justin Peters whiffed on an attempt to clear the puck from behind his own net, leaving it open for St. Louis Blues forward David Backes to score an easy goal to open the third period of Saturday night's game at the Scottrade Center.Peters made contact with the puck, but ended up hitting it right to Backes in front of the goal. Peters tried in vain...
Via Holdout Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

'Canes rally falls short with OT loss to Capitals

WASHINGTON -- Nicklas Backstrom scored off the rebound of Alex Ovechkin's shot at 4:46 of overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Ovechkin skated in and let loose a blast from the right point. Anton Khudobin made the save, but the puck went to Backstrom in the left circle, and he fired in his fourth goal of the season...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Show Best, Worst Play during Canadian Trip

In their annual three-game slate in Western Canada, the Washington Capitals showed perhaps their best and worst performances of the 2014-2015 season so far. The Caps finished the weekend 1-2, slipping by the Calgary Flames but dropping contests to Edmonton and Vancouver. In the final game of their trip, an Oct. 26 match-up against the Calgary Flames, the Caps had their poorest performance...
Via isportsweb.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals score three goals in shootout to edge Panthers

  The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Brad Boyes' power play goal for...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Boyes scores power-play goal but Panthers drop shootout to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Brad Boyes' power...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals score 3 goals in SO, beat Panthers 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Brad Boyes' power...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Boyes scores power-play goal but Panthers drop shootout to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Brad Boyes' power...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps down Panthers 2-1 in Shoot

The  Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers in a Shootout by the score of 2-1.  The win improved the Caps to 3-0-2 and keeps them as the only team in the Metro Division without a regulation loss.  The win also moved the Caps into a tie for first place in the division, tied with the. New York Islanders. Jason Chimera scored the lone Caps’ regulation marker with his...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers close preseason with shootout loss to Capitals

Jason Akeson scored the go-ahead goal in the second period that held up until the final minute of regulation. The Flyers lost to the Capitals in a shootout, 3-2, to close the preseason. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The Flyers preseason closed the way it began. While the Flyers experienced success on home ice against the Capitals in the preseason opener, another group of...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Eastern Conference Preview Capsules

METROPOLITAN DIVISION CAROLINA HURRICANES LAST SEASON: 36-35-11, 83 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 13th in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Bill Peters, 1st season with Hurricanes; 1st overall in NHL. ADDED: C Brad Malone, D Tim Gleason. LOST: C Manny Malhotra, G Justin Peters, C Brett Sutter. PLAYER TO WATCH: Eric Staal. The captain is coming off the most disappointing season...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Washington Capitals capsule

WASHINGTON CAPITALS LAST SEASON: 38-30-14, 90 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing ninth in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Barry Trotz, 1st season with Capitals; 16th overall in NHL, 557-479-60-100. ADDED: Trotz, GM Brian MacLellan, D Brooks Orpik, D Matt Niskanen, G Justin Peters. LOST: Coach Adam Oates, GM George McPhee, C Mikhail Grabovski, LW Dustin Penner, G Jaroslav Halak...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward's 3rd-period goal lifts Caps over Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) Joel Ward snapped a scoreless tie with 1:29 left to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL preseason game on Sunday. Backup goalie Justin Peters stopped all seven shots he faced before being replaced by Braden Holtby midway through the second period. Holtby made 11 saves for the combined shutout. Brooks Laich added an empty...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers use four power-play goals to beat Capitals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Flyers scored four power-play goals to help rally past the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Monday night. It was the visiting Caps who started the scoring with first-period goals by Eric Fehr and John Erskine. Philadelphia got on the board with 24 seconds left in the stanza on a power-play goal by Jakub Voracek. Another power-play tally, this one from Mark Streit...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Season Preview: @kjcmalakai The Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals Season PreviewBy: Ken Clawson (twitter @kjcmalakai)Ken is my old high school friend, college roommate and friend of the site. He lives in the DC area and begrudgingly has assimilated some Capitals knowledge and has been kind enough to share some thoughts for the upcoming season. Give him a follow on twitter from the handle above.Losses: Dustin Penner, Mikhail...
Via PensInitiative
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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