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Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ win over Winnipeg

Notes and observations from Washington’s win.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Jets, Five thoughts, Julien Brouillette, Patrick Wey, Tom Wilson, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Alex Ovechkin’s 40th goal of the season propels Caps to win over Jets

Ovechkin reaches the 40-goal plateau for the sixth time in his career.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:28 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Open thread: Capitals vs. Jets

Discuss the game as the Caps host the Jets Thursday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:12 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Surging Winnipeg poses another challenge for Capitals

Winnipeg has won nine of its last 11 games heading into Thursday’s contest against the Caps.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Capitals will have inexperienced defense against Jets

Washington’s third pairing against the Jets will have a combined one game of NHL experience.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:36 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Defense, Injuries, John Erskine, Julien Brouillette, Mike Green, Patrick Wey, Roster moves

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 5-4 shootout win against the Jets

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win in Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:26 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Five thoughts, Mikhail Grabovski, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Mike Green benched in Capitals’ win in Winnipeg

Every Capital made a few mistakes Wednesday night, but it was Mike Green who the coaching staff sat for the final 9:25 of regulation and into overtime Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:50 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Jets, Mike Green

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:19 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Nate Schmidt eager to learn from Capitals’ veterans

Nate Schmidt will play in his fifth NHL game tonight in Winnipeg and has made a strong early impression with the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:24 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Mike Green, Nate Schmidt

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Capitals look to keep Jets’ frustration level high

Notes from the morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:04 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Line combinations

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Caps clinch Southeast Division (video)

Jason Chimera, Matt Hendricks and Braden Holtby talk about the win.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:09 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Southeast division, video

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 04/24/2013

John Erskine's key saves in Caps' win against Winnipeg

John Erskine comes up big in the Capitals' 5-3 win over the Jets by playing goalie.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:21 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Jason Chimera, John Erskine, Matt Hendricks

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Capitals reward Adam Oates's confidence, clinch Southeast Division

Coach Adam Oates has remained consistently confident in the Capitals' ability to succeed no matter what stage of the season they were in. Tuesday night, they rewarded his faith and clinched the Southeast Division title.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:35 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, Matt Hendricks, Nicklas Backstrom, playoff race, Southeast division

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Jets in a Southeast showdown with a chance to clinch the division title.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread, playoff race

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capitals hope to take advantage of tired, 'maybe a little sloppy' Winnipeg

The Jets are in desperation mode and a loss would severely damage their postseason hopes, but the Capitals are hoping to take advantage of a tired foe playing on the second night of back-to-back games.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Ondrej Pavelec, playoff race, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capitals ready for emotionally charged, critical game against Jets

The Capitals are well aware of the stakes, that they can secure a postseason berth with a regulation or overtime win against Winnipeg tonight and they're raring to go.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:12 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, playoff race, Southeast division

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2013

How the Caps can clinch the Southeast Division

There is more than one scenario in which the Capitals can clinch the Southeast Division Tuesday night

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, playoff race, Southeast division

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Capitals capture four points in Winnipeg, sweep back-to-back games against Jets

The Capitals knew that a pair of wins in Winnipeg would go a long way to helping their playoff aspirations and came away with a clean sweep of the Jets in back-to-back games.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Brooks Laich, Caps-Jets

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals take on the Jets for round two of back-to-back games in Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Braden Holtby to start again against Jets

Braden Holtby gets the nod for round two against Winnipeg and other notes from the Capitals' optional morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:56 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Joey Crabb

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Capitals need to replicate winning performance against Jets

Washington played one of its most complete games in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Jets. Now the Capitals must do it again Friday night against the same Winnipeg squad.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 01:08 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Alex Ovechkin leads the way in Capitals' 4-0 win against Winnipeg

From start to finish, Alex Ovechkin was involved in the Capitals' 4-0 win over the Jets contributing everything from three points to a strong back check to several big hits.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:08 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals take on the Jets for the first of back-to-back games between the two teams this week.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:34 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Adam Oates: Mike Green a game-time decision against Jets

Capitals defenseman Mike Green is expected to take warmups in Winnipeg but it's still not certain that he will play.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Groin injuries, Injuries, Mike Green

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Capitals morning skate: Brooks Laich on second line, Mike Green taking rushes (updated)

Notes from the Capitals morning skate in Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:59 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Jets, Line combinations, Mike Green, Practice update

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/02/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals take on the Jets.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/02/2013

Aaron Volpatti to make Caps debut against Jets

Winger Aaron Volpatti will get '"thrown to the wolves" Saturday afternoon as he makes his Capitals debut at Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Adam Oates, Caps-Jets, Matt Hendricks

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/02/2013

Capitals turn to Matt Hendricks for top-line duty

There's been a revolving door at top-line left wing for the Capitals and now it's Matt Hendricks's turn to try and fit.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Jets, Matt Hendricks, Wojtek Wolski

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013

One timers: Caps fall 4-2 to Winnipeg

Notes and analysis from the Capitals’ 4-2 loss to Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, John Carlson, Marcus Johansson, Matt Hendricks, Nicklas Backstrom, One timers

Posted at 12:34 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Mike Ribeiro, Joey Crabb receive unsportsmanlike conduct penalties

The Capitals players vent their frustrations with the referees during and after the 4-2 loss to the Jets.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:34 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Joey Crabb, Mike Ribeiro, referees

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Jets.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Practice update: Joey Crabb, Tomas Kundratek in lineup against Winnipeg

Caps add defensive prospect Tomas Kundratek to the lineup against Winnipeg for a little more offense; expect energy out of Joey Crabb on the fourth line.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:29 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Joey Crabb, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Braden Holtby slated to start against Jets

Braden Holtby will make his second straight start for the Caps.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:34 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets