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Braden Holtby Gets Flattened By Teammate, Then Shuts Out Oilers (Video)

The only skater to get the best of Braden Holtby on Monday night was Justin Williams. And yes, that’s Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams, Holtby’s teammate. As the Capitals warmed up before their matchup with the Edmonton Oilers, Williams inadvertently ran over Holtby, crushing the netminder beneath him as he fell to the ice. Luckily for the Caps, Holtby wasn’t injured...
Via NESN.com
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Braden Holtby Pancaked during Warmup by Teammate Justin Williams

Williams for Selke, exhibit C pic.twitter.com/WZVYZNwR5v — CAPITALS HILL (@CapitalsHill) November 24, 2015 Justin Williams is trying his best to be the least-favorite Capitals’ player among their fans. During warm-ups ahead of the Capitals’ game against Edmonton on Monday, goalie Braden Holtby was doing is normal routine of splits when Williams accidentally skated into and...
Via KCM Sports
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals' Braden Holtby crushed by his own teammate

Braden Holtby was doing his usual stretches prior to the Capitals game against the Oilers when he was suddenly crushed by teammate Justin Williams. Holtby was doing the splits when Williams fell backwards. It almost seems like Williams has no idea his flattened goaltender was beneath him. Thankfully Holtby proved to be OK, but this could have had a very bad ending. Williams...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Braden Holtby crushed by his own teammate

Braden Holtby was doing his usual stretches prior to the Capitals game against the Oilers when he was suddenly crushed by teammate Justin Williams. Holtby was doing the splits when Williams fell backwards. It almost seems like Williams has no idea his flattened goaltender was beneath him. Thankfully Holtby proved to be OK, but this could have had a very bad ending. Williams for...
Via Bloguin Best
November 23, 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

Alex Ovechkin Says Justin Williams ‘Owes Me Dinner’

View image | gettyimages.com Following the Washington Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philaelphia Flyers on Thursday, the talk shifted to the coach’s challenge that cost Alex Ovechkin his record-setting 484th goal of his career. For the second time in the three games a violation by teammate Justin Williams negated Ovechkin of the goal needed to surpass Sergei Federov for the...
Via KCM Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames-Capitals Preview

Justin Williams joked that he should be up for the Selke Trophy for going offsides and preventing teammate Alex Ovechkin from becoming the NHL leader in goals among Russian-born players. The Calgary Flames might have to hope similar situations arise Friday night given their struggles keeping the puck out of the net. Ovechkin gets his third crack at the record as Washington faces...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie, Justin Williams Among Capitals’ Offensive Upgrades (Video)

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom led the league in goals and assists, respectively, last season. But beyond that veteran pair, the Washington Capitals didn’t have much help lighting the lamp. Enter T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams, who have stepped right in to aid the cause. Oshie provides a power forward mentality and already has contributed eight points, while Justin Williams...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets come up just short against Capitals, 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie each scored a goal to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.Braden Holtby made 29 saves to help the Capitals avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this year after falling 3-1 to Pittsburgh on Wednesday.Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 26 shots for the Jackets.Williams scored his...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams, Oshie each score a goal, Capitals beat Jackets 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie each scored a goal to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Braden Holtby made 29 saves to help the Capitals avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this year after falling 3-1 to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 26 shots for the Jackets. Williams scored his...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps down the Jackets for a Friday night win

The Washington a Capitals downed the Columbus Blue Jackets to earn their seventh win of the season. It certainly was not a pretty or finesses filled win, but it was a division win that led to two standing points. That’s what counts. After skating to a period and a half of scoreless hockey, Justin Williams fired a bomb at the 14:16 mark to lead the Capitals into the second intermission...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets come up just short against Capitals, 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie each scored a goal to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Braden Holtby made 29 saves to help the Capitals avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this year after falling 3-1 to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 26 shots for the Jackets. Williams scored...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is this finally the Washington Capitals' year?

Alexander Ovechkin is used to disappointment. In the ten seasons since Ovechkin was drafted by the Washington Capitals first overall in 2004, he has been a part of some great teams. In that span, Washington has finished first in their division five times, even winning a President's Trophy. Yet Ovechkin and the Capitals never fail to disappoint in the postseason, including a collapse...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps down the Devils in season opener

The Washington Capitals opened their season at the Verizon Center for just the third time in the ten years, and downed the Devils to open the 2015 season with a win. The Capitals opened their season in a weird fashion with an opening short handed tally by Jason Chimera.  Chimera’s short handed tally was fed by new Caps Justin Williams to give the Caps a 1-0 lead at the 12:04 mark...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals offseason recap

Last year: 45-26-11, second in the Metro Division. Eliminated by the Rangers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Key additions: Justin Williams, TJ Oshie Key subtractions: Mike Green, Troy Brouwer, Joel Ward, Eric Fehr, Tim Gleason Offense: The Capitals usually high-flying offense added shootout guru Oshie and Mr. Game Seven Williams this summer, giving Washington […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Williams brings Stanley Cup success to Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) New Washington Capitals right wing Justin Williams says a lot of little things go into winning a Game 7. The Capitals are looking to Williams to add some zest and help them change their playoff fortunes. Washington signed Williams, formerly of the Los Angeles Kings, to $6.5 million, two year contract on July 1. ''It's a goal here or there, it's a blocked shot...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

'Mr. Game 7' comes to the team that needs him most

To say Justin Williams has given it his all in Game 7's over the course of his career is almost an understatement. Williams, who signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract on July 1 with the Washington Capitals, has played in seven Game 7's in his 14-year career. His teams have gone 7-0. "I have good numbers, but it's obviously a product of the teams I've played on," Williams said...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps free agency period summary update

It has been a helluva three days for the Washington Capitals and GM Brian MacLellan.  MacLellan entered free agency preaching a hesitation approach, mostly due to salary cap constraints handed down from MacLellan’s predecessor, former Caps GM George McPhee.   What transpired was a continual approach by MacLellan to remake the roster, the culture, and the direction  of the Capitals...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Goodbye Mr. Game 7: Justin Williams leaves Kings for Capitals (VIDEO)

Goodbye Mr. Game 7. Forward Justin Williams, who won two Stanley Cups with the LA Kings, signed a two-year, $6.5-million contract with the Washington Capitals late Wednesday night. At 33-years-old, Williams scored 18 goals (41 points) in 81 games during the 2014-15 NHL season. He also won a Cup with Carolina in 2006 and the Conn Smyte Trophy in 2014. He earned the nickname 'Mr. Game...
Via Fox Sports West
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues: Take a chance on Martin St. Louis?

Now that my preferred target, Justin Williams, has signed with the Washington Capitals for a modest 2 years/6.5 million, my eyes are set on other players for the St. Louis Blues to seek out. Phil Kessel was traded to Pittsburgh, so that takes his 8 million per year off the board as well. Joel Ward is intriguing and is a member of the Williams gritty playoff breed, but according to...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Free Agent Signing Update

Forwards Justin Williams – Washington Capitals Matt Beleskey – Boston Bruins Antoine Vermette – Arizona Coyotes Daniel Winnik – Toronto Maple Leafs Gregory Campbell – Columbus Blue Jackets Brad Richards – Detroit Red Wings PA Parenteau – Toronto Maple Leafs Mark Arcobello – Toronto Maple Leafs Steve Downie – Arizona Coyotes Cody Hodgson – Nashville […] The post...
Via Committed Indians
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps sign Justin Williams, Lose Mike Green

In a surprising late night signing, the Washington Capitals have landed likely the best remaining unrestricted free agent forward, Justin Williams, on a two-year deal for $6.5 million.  With Williams, the Caps landed the top six forward that was coveted by GM Brian MacLellan.  MacLellan made clear after this season ended that a top six forward was a top priority, but hinted that...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals sign Justin Williams to 2-year, $6.5 million contract

  The Washington Capitals were busy on the opening day of NHL free agency on Wednesday. But the biggest move was veteran defenseman Mike Green agreeing to a three-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. He departs after 10 seasons with Washington, the team that drafted him in the first round in 2004. And late Wednesday, the team announced it signed three-time Stanley Cup winner Justin...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues: Justin Williams is the answer

Good afternoon St. Louis Blues fans. I am here to tell you that Los Angeles Kings right winger Justin Williams is the answer to the Blues postseason nightmares. If the Blues are the scared child in the bed worried about the monster in the postseason closet, Williams is the one who turns on the light and says it’ll be alright. I know what you are thinking. Williams only mustered...
Via STLSportsMinute
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings: The difference one year can make

It was one year ago today, on June 13th of 2014, when the Los Angeles Kings lifted their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. The Kings defeated the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final 4-1 and were able to win the franchise’s second Championship. It was a great time for the Kings’ organization and the mark that the Kings had the potential to become what is the equivalent...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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