Capitals Insider: Caps-Devils


Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Devils

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Capitals’ playoff hopes receive devastating blow with loss in New Jersey

Even if the Capitals win out, they have less than a 50 percent chance of reaching the playoffs according to SportsClubStats.com.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Jason Chimera, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Open thread: Capitals at Devils

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit New Jersey Friday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:27 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Devils will test Capitals’ patience

New Jersey has the league’s the top-ranked penalty kill

By Katie Carrera  |  02:32 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, connor carrick, Lineups, Tyson Strachan

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Alex Ovechkin: ‘I think everybody quit on the play’

Ovechkin says everyone quit on the play that led to Dallas’ fourth goal.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:27 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils, Jay Beagle

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Rookie Connor Carrick expected back in Capitals’ lineup against Devils

After sitting out seven games as a healthy scratch, rookie defenseman Connor Carrick is expected to draw back into the lineup Friday.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:55 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, connor carrick, Defense

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 02/09/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ win over the Devils

Notes and observations from the win against the Devils.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:03 AM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Devils, Five thoughts, Martin Erat, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 02/09/2014

Julien Brouillette’s first NHL goal fuels Capitals’ win over Devils

The 27-year-old’s parents were in the stands at Verizon Center to celebrate the milestone.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:04 AM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Hershey Bears, Julien Brouillette

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 02/08/2014

Open thread: Capitals vs. Devils

Discuss the game as the Caps host New Jersey in their final game before the Olympic break.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:54 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 02/08/2014

Capitals need focus for final game before Olympic break

News and notes from the morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, John Erskine, Lineups

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Devils

Notes and observations from Friday’s loss in New Jersey.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Dmitry Orlov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Michal Neuvirth, penalties

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Mikhail Grabovski suffers apparent leg injury against Devils

The Capitals’ biggest loss might not have been on the scoreboard Friday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:19 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Injuries, Jason Chimera, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Open thread: Capitals at Devils

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit New Jersey Friday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:10 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Alex Ovechkin to miss second game with groin injury

News and notes from the morning skate in Newark.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:41 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils, Groin injuries, Injuries, John Erskine, Lineups, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Capitals hit the road with dads, mentors in tow

Perhaps this is a good time to have the players’ mentors along for the road trip.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:12 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils

Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 02/23/2013

Braden Holtby stops penalty shot at key juncture for Caps vs. Devils

The save midway through the second period helped the Capitals continue building momentum en route to their 5-1 win.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:13 PM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Devils, Penalty Shot, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/23/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Devils

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Devils for a Saturday matinee.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/23/2013

Mike Green a game-time decision for Capitals against Devils

Mike Green will take warmups but needs to be completely confident he's ready to play before returning to the lineup. Coach Adam Oates: I can't have him go two shifts and then get hurt.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Injuries, Mike Green

Posted at 09:58 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Alex Ovechkin searching for finishing touch

Alex Ovechkin played a strong game Thursday night against New Jersey and had numerous scoring chances, he just couldn't find a way to put the puck in the back of the net.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:58 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils, Ilya Kovalchuk

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Mike Green taking the cautious route: 'Better I be safe than sorry'

Capitals defenseman Mike Green says he's feeling better but stresses that he's being cautious with his recovery.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:02 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Injuries, Mike Green

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 02/22/2013

One-timers: Caps can't shake the penalty problem

Notes and analysis from the Capitals' 3-2 loss to the Devils on Thursday night in New Jersey..

By Katie Carrera  |  12:52 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, One timers

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 02/22/2013

About the Capitals' puck over the glass penalty against New Jersey

In a third period filled with Capitals penalties, one was particularly strange.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:42 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Jay Beagle, penalties

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Scheduling quirk brings New Jersey to D.C. for two games this week

The compressed 48-game season makes for some quirks, like the Capitals hosting the Devils for consecutive games at Verizon Center.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:31 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Karl Alzner, Wojtek Wolski

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Mike Green 'game-time decision' against Devils (updated)

Notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:17 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Injuries, Line combinations, Marcus Johansson, Mike Green

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/26/2013

One-timers: Lackluster special teams, abundance of penalties troublesome for Caps

Notes and analysis from the Capitals 3-2 overtime loss to the Devils.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Line combinations, One timers, penalties, Power play

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 01/26/2013

Michal Neuvirth keeps Caps afloat against Devils

While they didn't win in New Jersey, the Capitals got a stand out performance from goaltender Michal Neuvirth.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:18 AM ET, 01/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Devils

Discuss the game as the Caps visit the undefeated New Jersey Devils.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:42 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Devils, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Alex Ovechkin to play left wing against New Jersey

After eight periods at right wing, Alex Ovechkin will be at his usual spot at left wing Friday night in New Jersey.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:48 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/25/2013

'Fragile' Caps need a bounce to go their way

These days, any surge by the opposing team throws the Caps off track. They need to find something to build off of in a hurry.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Caps-Habs, Joey Crabb, Karl Alzner