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Injured Caps Marcus Johansson, Brooks Orpik both progressing

Johansson and Orpik are likely to travel with the team next week.
Via Capitals Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry Trotz 'hopeful' center Marcus Johansson will travel with the team next week

Johansson has an upper-body injury.
Via Capitals Insider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Game Preview: Time For Galiev to Shine

Without Alex Ovechkin and Marcus Johansson, Stanislav Galiev has a grand opportunity tonight to show the coaching staff how well he can play.
Via Capitals Outsider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals will be shorthanded against Panthers in first game after all-star break

Washington will take on fellow division leader Florida on Tuesday without Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby and likely Marcus Johansson.
Via Capitals Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals will be shorthanded against Panthers in first game after all-star break

Washington will take on fellow division leader Florida on Tuesday without Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby and likely Marcus Johansson.
Via Capitals Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trotz says Johansson unlikely to play Tuesday

Marcus Johansson was not on the ice on Monday, but Brooks Orpik and Jay Beagle were. Barry Trotz provided an injury update on all three after practice.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson unlikely to play against Panthers

The Capitals will be without two key forwards against the Panthers.
Via Capitals Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals recall center Zach Sill

The transaction could speak to the health of third-line center Marcus Johansson, who's day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Via Capitals Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson exits Flyers game early with injury

Johansson suffered an upper-body injury in the first period.
Via Capitals Insider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers-Capitals Preview

With two weather postponements and the All-Star break, the Washington Capitals will end up playing one game in 13 days before returning to action Feb. 2. That one game might prove to not be all that taxing, with the Philadelphia Flyers visiting Wednesday night needing to beat the best team in hockey to avoid entering the break with a four-game losing streak. The Capitals, meanwhile...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jivin’ With Jiggs: Volume 1, McDonald Steps On His Soapbox

Jiggs McDonald is a name familiar to most hockey fans. He is a past winner of the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, which is given to an individual of the radio and television industry who make make outstanding contributions to their profession and the game of hockey. To many Islanders fans, he is the voice of the glory years, the voice of our youth. Whether it was for three of the four...
Via Islanders Insight
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps continue to dominate, hammer Columbus 6-3

The Washington Capitals continued their dominating season in Columbus, pummeling the Blue Jackets 6-3 last evening. Nicklas Backstrom scored two goals and Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and added an assist to lead the capitals offensively.  A game after being pulled for dehydration, Braden Holtby returned tot he ice and stopped 32 of 35 shots to earn his NHL leading 30th win of the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets get on the board first, lose to the Caps 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Nicklas Backstrom scored twice, Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist and Braden Holtby earned his league-leading 30th win to lift the NHL-best Washington Capitals past the last-place Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 on Tuesday night.Marcus Johansson added a goal and an assist, and Jason Chimera and Andre Burakovsky also scored for Washington, off to the best start...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams has hat trick; Capitals bounce back, beat Rangers

WASHINGTON (AP) Justin Williams had a hat trick and the Washington Capitals survived the loss of starting goaltender Braden Holtby to extend their impressive streak of responding after losses by beating the New York Rangers 5-2 Sunday night. The Capitals improved to 10-0-1 after a loss this season and this time did so after Holtby left with dehydration. Philipp Grubauer replaced...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers (22-14-4) faceoff against the Washington Capitals (30-7-3) at MSG today starting at 1 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Miller-Brassard-Zuccarello Nash-Stepan-Megna Lindberg-Hayes-Fast Stalberg-Moore-Glass McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist – 18-11...
Via NY Rangers Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Johansson suspended 2 games for check to head

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL suspended Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson for two games Friday for his hit to the head of New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey. Johansson will miss the Capitals' games Saturday at the New York Rangers and Sunday against the Ottawa Senators. The Capitals are already without center Zach Sill on Saturday as he serves the second of his two...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov has goal and assist as Capitals beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals stopped their only losing streak of the season at two games with a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson also scored for the Capitals, who beat the Bruins for the fourth straight time. Braden Holtby faced only 14 shots through the first two periods...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuznetov has goal and assist as Capitals beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals stopped their only losing streak of the season at two games with a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson also scored for the Capitals, who beat the Bruins for the fourth straight time. Braden Holtby faced only 14 shots through the first two periods...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins Wrap: Capitals Claim NHL’s Best Record With 3-2 Win Over B’s

BOSTON — The Bruins gave the Washington Capitals all they could handle Tuesday night, but it wasn’t enough to beat the NHL’s best team in a 3-2 loss at TD Garden. Washington’s depth shined as its second and third lines produced three goals, while Boston shut down the high-powered Alex Ovechkin-Nicklas Backstrom-T.J. Oshie trio. The victory gives the Caps the league’s best...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals-Hurricanes Preview

The Washington Capitals weren't content with four straight wins, and they certainly aren't satisfied with their cushy division lead. After rallying to extend their winning streak, the Capitals look to spread the gap between themselves and the rest of the Metropolitan Division when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. Washington (24-6-2) jumped eight points ahead...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals close with 6 straight goals, beat Rangers 7-3

NEW YORK (AP) Justin Williams had two goals and an assist, Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists and the Washington Capitals closed with six straight goals to beat the struggling New York Rangers 7-3 on Sunday night. Washington trailed 3-1 after one period but rallied for its fifth straight win. The Capitals are 24-6-2 and tied with Dallas for the NHL lead with 50 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning can't hold onto 3-goal lead, fall to sizzling Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie both finished with two goals and two assists, and Marcus Johansson got the tiebreaking goal with 5:44 left as the Washington Capitals rallied from three goals down to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night.The Capitals now have won four straight games overall and seven straight at home. They fell behind 3-0 midway through...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin, Oshie score 2 each as Caps rally to beat Lightning

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie both finished with two goals and two assists, and Marcus Johansson got the tiebreaking goal with 5:44 left as the Washington Capitals rallied from three goals down to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night. The Capitals now have won four straight games overall and seven straight at home. They fell behind 3-0 midway through...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 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

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
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