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HockeyFanLand helps predict NHL winners and provides daily picks for fantasy hockey junkies!BRUINS (2-4-0) at SABRES (1-4-0)Daily Fantasy Pick: Niklas Svedberg AVALANCHE (1-3-1) at CANADIENS (4-1-0)Daily Fantasy Pick: Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau BLUE JACKETS (3-1-0) at SENATORS (3-1-0)Daily Fantasy Pick: Clarke MacArthur MAPLE LEAFS (2-3-0) at RED WINGS (2-1-1)Daily Fantasy Pick...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps blank the Bruins behind Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals went into Boston and blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0.  The Capitals were powered by two goal by Alexander Ovechkin and a stellar game in net from goalie Braden Holtby. Ovechkin scored the game’s first tally on a Caps’ man advantage.  John Carlson fed a wide open Ovechkin for his signature power play marker that gave the Capitals a 1-0 lead half way through...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green’s Goal Shows Strength Of Capitals Power Play Vs. Bruins (Video)

The Washington Capitals had the best power play unit in the NHL last season, and they continued that success against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. The Capitals netted two goals on the man-advantage en route to a 4-0 win at the TD Garden. The second power play goal came off the stick of defenseman Mike Green, who took a cross-ice pass from Evgeny Kuznetsov and buried a wrist...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Mike Green rips a one-timer for PP goal

The Washington Capitals’ power play may be back on track. After Alex Ovechkin scored the team’s first power play goal of the season in the first period, defenseman Mike Green was able to beat Bruins’ goalie Tuukka Rask for their second man-advantage goal. Green’s goal was very similar to Ovechkin’s. Evgeny Kuznetsov got a feed from Andre Burakovsky then he found an open...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Mike Green will be in lineup tonight

The Washington Capitals received some good news this afternoon as it appears that defenseman Mike Green will be in the lineup this evening against the Boston Bruins. Ian McLaren from The Score shared this information earlier today. #477007877 / gettyimages.comBased on morning skate line rushes, appears Mike Green is back in the lineup. Skating with Nate Schmidt. #CapsBruins—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Mike Green make or break season will start with him sidelined

After being relatively healthy last season Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will not play in Thursday’s season opener vs. the Montreal Canadiens with an upper body injury. Mike Green confirms he's out tonight. "More so Barry just being smart about it," he said. — Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) October 9, 2014 Nate Schmidt will start in Green’s place on...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green out for Capitals’ season-opener vs. Montreal

Capitals defenseman Mike Green will miss Thursday night’s season opener against Montreal with an upper-body injury, both he and Coach Barry Trotz confirmed at the team’s morning skate. During line rushes, Green paired with John Erskine, who will be a healthy scratch at Verizon Center, and spent several extra minutes working out when the regulars returned to the locker room....
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Mike Green will not be in the lineup tonight

The Washington Capitals defense will be shorthanded tonight when they open their 2014-2015 season against the Montreal Canadiens. According to NBC Sports ProHockeyTalk, veteran defenseman Mike Green is being held out with an upper-body injury that is not considered to be serious.#482006671 / gettyimages.comGreen is being held out tonight by coach Barry Trotz in order to provide Green...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Chat Today

Craig Custance of ESPN with a chat today... Craig, what do you see the Caps doing with Mike Green? Trotz says he wants him around, but he's in the last year of his deal, makes too much money, and the Caps need a #2 center. Is there a deal out there that you could see them making? Craig Custance  Yeah, I still wouldn't rule out a Mike Green trade. But the Capitals...
Via Kukla's Korner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

No extension talks for defenseman Mike Green, but confidence from Capitals brass

Back on July 1, after Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan signed defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen to lucrative deals worth a combined $67.75 million, a residual question arose, impacted by the two former Penguins hired to shore up Washington’s blue line: What does this mean for Mike Green? At the time, MacLellan answered with confidence. The two-time Norris Trophy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Open auditions for Capitals' sixth defensive spot

With roughly $24 million committed to their top five defensemen, it’s clear the Capitals will open training camp on Friday with Brooks Orpik, Mike Green, Matt Niskanen, John Carlson and Karl Alzner locked into the top five defensive spots. It’s slotting those three other defensemen that poses a challenge to Barry Trotz and his coaching staff as they prepare for Friday’s start...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Green: ‘I’d be worried if I played against Capitals’

http://sports-kings.com/dcsportskings/nhl/mike-green-id-be-worried-if-i-played-against-capitals.html Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Green: ‘I’d be worried if I played against Capitals’

AP Image The Washington Captilas are gearing up to start a new era under new head coach Barry Trotz and general manager Brian MacLellan.  The Capitals made some big signings that will help them make a playoff push in 2013-14. One player who is impressed with the teams new direction is defenseman Mike Green.  Speaking to CSN Washington, Green said that if he played for another team...
Via DC Sports-Kings
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Green and a Washington Rebuild

Tough choices and a tough reality likely await the Capitals in the coming weeks. (Getty) Things are not going well for the Washington Capitals right now.  Heading in to Friday night’s game with the Devils in Newark, the Capitals have lost six games in a row, four of them in regulation.  Their record stands at 22-20-8, and their figure of 14 wins in overtime and regulation is...
Via Rock the Red
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Mike Green ties the knot

Capitals defenseman Mike Green, seen here with new wife Courtney, tied the knot last night in Calgary (courtesy of Russian Machine Never Breaks) Wedding bells were ringing for Capitals’ defenseman Mike Green as he and his new wife Courtney tied the knot last night in Calgary. The 28-year old Calgary native was looking rather dapper with his good friend Paul Woloshyn, showing everyone...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rod Langway On The Washington Capitals

from Katie Strang of ESPN, The 57-year-old Langway, reached via phone at his residence outside Fredericksburg, Virginia, said he thinks an improved defense will be a huge asset for the Capitals moving forward. The Capitals also added another former Penguin, veteran Brooks Orpik, for good measure to round out a back end that was a sore spot for the team last season. "...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Mike Green still fit in Capitals puzzle?

Just as Barry Trotz has visions of multiple forward line combinations dancing in his head, Capitals assistant coach Todd Reirden has a variety of defensive pairings he’d like to see once training camp rolls around in September. “It’s going to be a competitive situation,” Reirden said last week as the Capitals’ development camp drew to a close. “We have to see what pairs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

One Capitals columnist believes a Mike Green trade would yield Gustav Nyquist in return from Wings

The Mike Green trade talk has almost entirely originated from Detroit-area sportswriters (though NBC Washington's Adam Vignan poured some cold water on the theory that Green's going to be traded at all), so Comcast Sportsnet Washington's Chuck Gormley's examination of a possible Green-to-the-Red-Wings scenario merits mentioning... Especially given that Gormley believes...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Mike Green to Detroit Red Wings

Jay LaPrete/AP Photo Mike Green of the Washington Capitals is close to being traded for the 2014 NHL offseason. GM Brian MacLellan only has $1 million left in cap space after signing Penguins free agents Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik. With Karl Alzner and John Carlson also in the fold, the Capitals have depth on defense and no longer need the services of Green. The 28 year old tallied 31
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings evening ramble: the ‘organic option,’ centers and prospects shopping around

Because I'd rather post a set of articles instead of sitting on them, you'll have to pardon my burnt-out-bluntness. However: Aside from the whole concept that the Washington Capitals might not want to trade Mike Green to begin with--and it doesn't sound like Capitals coach Barry Trotz is packing Green's bags--never mind the Wings' historical tendendies to not...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings targeting Mike Green for trade?

Now a week removed from the start of NHL free agency, the Detroit Red Wings still have yet to find their coveted right-handed defenseman. (They also have yet to sign any new players to the roster, unless you count likely AHLer Kevin Porter.) All signs continue to point toward Detroit GM Ken Holland chasing a trade, if he plans to do anything at all. On Monday, the Detroit Free Press’...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings target Caps defenseman Mike Green as he’s ‘destined to be traded’

It’s been a difficult offseason thus far for the Red Wings fans who patiently await word on which defenseman could be the newest addition to the blue line this upcoming year. After being unable to sign the likes of  Dan Boyle, Matt Niskanen, and Anton Stralman last week Ken Holland and the Red Wings front office now turn to the trade market to fulfill that need. Arizona defenseman...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Here comes the Mike Green-to-Detroit rumor overdrive

I'm gonna be honest: I don't know what the hell to make of this stuff. This morning, MLive's Ansar Khan suggested that the Red Wings' "best fit" on defense is one Mike Green. While Pro Hockey Talk's Joe Yerdon attempted to debunk this theory given that no one knows if Green is on the trade block to begin with (see also: the Tyler Myers trade fandango...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Defenseman Mike Green is Wings' top trade target

According to a team source, the Detroit Red Wings have determined Washington defenseman Mike Green is their top trade target. The source says the Wings have reached out to the Capitals regarding Green's availability. Although Washington has indicated Green is staying put, moving the right-handed defenseman would make sense given the team's cap situation. CapGeek.com reports...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Green appears best fit for Red Wings, who need a right-handed shooting defenseman

As soon as the Washington Capitals committed $11.25 million in salary cap space to free-agent defensemen Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik on July 1, Mike Green's fate seemingly was sealed. Green is destined to be traded. The Detroit Red Wings, desperately seeking a right-handed shooting defenseman who can quarterback the power play, are an ideal fit. Unable to acquire a top...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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