TROY BROUWER NEWS

Lacking 'killer instinct,' Capitals head into offseason

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) While some Washington Capitals professed to not see a pattern in blown playoff series leads over the years or failures to reach the conference finals, forward Troy Brouwer wondered aloud Friday about a possible ''mental block.'' ''We've got to find a way to be able to get past this little hump of losing in the first or second round, and it starts with closing...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Killer B Line Stings the Rangers and Gives the Washington Capitals a Win in Game 4

Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky (65), from Austria, celebrates his game winning goal during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Capitals have proven that they can win close games and beat...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders down another defenseman: de Haan ruled out vs Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders have lost another defenseman, with Calvin de Haan ruled out of Game 6 against the Washington Capitals. Coach Jack Capuano provided the update before Saturday's game without saying what the injury was. De Haan did not return after being hit by Troy Brouwer in the third period of New York's 5-1 loss Thursday. The Islanders trail the first...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps rout the Islanders, Take 3-2 series lead

The Washington Capitals routed the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoff series, 5-1.  Washington blasted New York with three third period goals to easily secure the big home win to take a 3-2 series lead back to New York on Saturday. Evgeny Kuzentsov came to life in game 5, tallying 2 goals, an assist, 7 shots on net, 2 hits, and finishing a...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders 4, Capitals 1: Highlights, Analysis, Reaction

From the opening face-off the energy in the Verizon Center felt subdued. It took 4 minutes and 33 seconds for the game’s first shot on net. Then disaster strike for the Washington Capitals. Marcus Johansson failed to handle a pass from Troy Brouwer. The puck bounced off Johansson’s skate on to the stick of New York Islanders’ defenseman Johnny Boychuk. He was able to get the...
Via KCM Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Waste No Time Getting on the Board vs. Capitals

It did not take long for the hearts of Washington Capitals’ fans to sink, panicking and wondering about the horros of playoffs past. New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson lit the lamp 6:06 into the game to give the Isles an early 1-0 lead. With early playoff jitters on both sides, neither team registered a shot on goal until 4:33 into the game. Then the capitals had the first...
Via KCM Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Head into Playoffs as Hottest Team in East

Washington Capitals’ Troy Brouwer scores past Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Montreal. Washington won 5-4. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)   With the Washington Capitals locked in as the second seed in the Metropolitan division, the team is preparing for their return to the playoffs after missing...
Via The Sports Journal
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps edge Canadiens in shootout; Ovechkin becomes team goals leader

  Troy Brouwer scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout, leading the Washington Capitals past the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Thursday night. Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward each scored a pair of goals for the Capitals in regulation time. Braden Holtby made 23 saves and improved to 6-0-2 in his career against Montreal. With his first goal - the 473rd of his career and fourth...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Brouwer's shootout goal leads Capitals past Canadiens 5-4

MONTREAL (AP) Troy Brouwer scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout, leading the Washington Capitals past the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Thursday night. Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward each scored a pair of goals for the Capitals in regulation time. Braden Holtby made 23 saves and improved to 6-0-2 in his career against Montreal. Jeff Petry, Tom Gilbert, Lars Eller and P...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Look to Fight Hard as They Continue Playoff Push

New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot (33) kneels in the net after giving up a second goal to Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in New York. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/John Minchillo) The Washington Capitals (41-25-10) presently sit in the first Eastern Conference wild card playoff spot and must...
Via The Sports Journal
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Brouwer Continues Strong Season with Two-Goal Effort

Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal in the second period against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at Verizon Center on March 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) It has been a rocky season for the Washington Capitals. For long streaks of time they have looked dominant and during other stretches have looked...
Via The Sports Journal
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators start hot, hold off Capitals to clinch playoff spot

WASHINGTON -- Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Mattias Ekholm, Mike Fisher and Forsberg, a first-round pick by Washington in 2012, scored during a 5-minute span midway through the first period...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer Hang in Laurel

Capitals captain and the NHL's leading goal scorer Alex Ovechkin made his way to Laurel on Saturday, as he and teammate Troy Brouwer headed out to Sports Card Heroes on Main Street in Laurel.
Via Capitals Outsider
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Brouwer vs Brenden Dillon…Watch The Helmet Break

  Like I always say, I’m not just posting a hockey fight video unless there’s something good to see. I’m not here to waste your time with some ***** NHL fight. If I’m going to post a fight between Troy Brouwer and Brenden Dillon there’s going to be a helmet breaking and one guy going down. That’s exactly what happened to Dillon last night in San Jose where the visiting...
Via Busted Coverage
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals edge Sharks on Ward's goal in overtime

  Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third straight and fifth in...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Brouwer powers Caps past Kings, 4-0

Troy Brouwer scored twice and Braden Holtby turned aside all 27 Kings’ shots on goal, to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-0 home shutout of the LA Kings. The shutout performance extended Holtby’s regulation time scoreless streak to three consecutive starts.  Besides the Kinds, Holtby shutout Pittsburgh and gave up 1 overtime goal against the Habs. For Brouwer, it was already...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Mike Green Checks Kings’ Kyle Clifford into Bench

Defenseman Mike Green recorded an assist, as he ripped a liner that was re-directed by Troy Brouwer, in the Washington Capitals’ 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings. But that play may have not been his most impressive of the night. That may belong to his bone-crushing check on Kings forward Kyle Clifford in the third period. Green ignited the already excited Verizon Center crowd...
Via KCM Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals 4, Los Angeles 0: Highlights, Recap, Reaction

  Braden Holtby recorded his NHL-leading sixth shutout, as the Washington Capitals blanked the defending Stanley Cup champions Los Angeles Kings 4-0. The win snaps a two-game losing streak, and is the second consecutive win by the Capitals by the score of 4-0. .@Holts170 gets his 6th shutout of the year and @tbrouwer20 records 2 goals in 4-0 win. #CapsKings pic.twitter.com/qKR1aZGQOg...
Via KCM Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings fall to Capitals, 4-0

Troy Brouwer scored two goals, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Tuesday night for their second win in eight games. Playing in his 500th career game, Brouwer staked Washington to a 2-0 lead with a goal in each of the first two periods. It was his first multigoal game of the season and only the third with multiple points. Nicklas...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings fall to Capitals, 4-0

Troy Brouwer scored two goals, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Tuesday night for their second win in eight games. Playing in his 500th career game, Brouwer staked Washington to a 2-0 lead with a goal in each of the first two periods. It was his first multigoal game of the season and only the third with multiple points. Nicklas...
Via Fox Sports West
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brouwer scores 2, Holtby stops 27 shots as Capitals blank Kings

  Troy Brouwer scored two goals, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Tuesday night for their second win in eight games. Playing in his 500th career game, Brouwer staked Washington to a 2-0 lead with a goal in each of the first two periods. It was his first multigoal game of the season and only the third with multiple points....
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #28: CBJ @ WSH (12/11/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s overtime win over the Washington Capitals. Full album. First Period 0-1 WSH: WSH: (03:19) PPG – Eric Fehr (5) ASST: John Carlson (17), Evgeny Kuznetsov (8) 1-1 TIE: CBJ: (15:36) Nick Foligno (12) ASST: Brian Gibbons (4), James Wisniewski (10) Second Period No goals scored. Third Period 1-2 WSH: WSH: (9:20) Troy Brouwer (8) ASST: Matt Niskanen (10),...
Via BS Hockey
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings fall on road to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals stay hot with win while Red Wings lose game, Howard

  John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period with a groin...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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