Capitals Insider: Caps-Avs


Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Avalanche

The Capitals wrap up their brief road trip with a loss to the Avalanche and likely won’t mind not having to face that particular opponent the rest of the season.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:04 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Avs, Five thoughts

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Capitals need to correct familiar problems

Allowing a quick goal against after scoring themselves and the inability to convert 5-on-3 cost the Capitals once again.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:35 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Avs, Power play, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Alex Ovechkin no worse for wear but angry at officials after falling hard into boards against Avalanche

The Capitals star winger explains his frustration with the referees for the play that send him falling awkwardly into the corner boards Sunday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:47 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Avs

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Avalanche

Discuss the game as the Capitals take on the Avalanche Sunday night in Denver.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:45 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Avs, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Capitals bracing for altitude effects against Avalanche

Playing in the altitude of Denver on the second game of back-to-backs is far from ideal.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:37 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Avs, Karl Alzner

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/13/2013

Five thoughts on Washington’s 5-1 loss to the Avalanche

Notes and observations on the Capitals 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Avs, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Michal Neuvirth, Nicklas Backstrom, Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 10/13/2013

Troy Brouwer after loss to Avalanche: ‘Our talent level’s there, our effort’s not’

Several veterans call in to question the Capitals’ work ethic after they fall to 1-4-0.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:00 AM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Avs, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 10/12/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Avalanche

Discuss the game as the Capitals host Semyon Varlamov and the Avalanche Saturday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:17 PM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Avs, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 10/12/2013

Nate Schmidt to make NHL debut against Avalanche

Nate Schmidt will become the third defensemen to play his first game with the Capitals this season.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:35 PM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Avs, Defense, Nate Schmidt, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/12/2013

Patrick Roy makes first visit to Washington as Avalanche coach

Alex Ovechkin says he’s looking forward to seeing former goaltending great Patrick Roy behind the bench tonight.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Avs, Lineups, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Semyon Varlamov expected to make first start against Capitals since trade to Avalanche

More than two years after he was traded to the Avalanche, Semyon Varlamov will get his first start against his former team.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Avs, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov