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Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 04/13/2014

Capitals reflect on what went wrong

The Caps have already had four days to ponder why they’re facing a long offseason.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:00 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Lightning, Eric Fehr, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 04/13/2014

Open thread: Capitals vs. Lightning

Discuss the final game of the Capitals’ season Sunday afternoon.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:49 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 win over Tampa Bay

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win in Tampa Bay.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:26 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Lightning, Eric Fehr, Five thoughts, Marcus Johansson, Mike Green, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Philipp Grubauer’s split save against the Lightning

Watch the rookie netminder’s highlight-reel save from Thursday’s 4-3 win in Tampa.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:23 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Goalies, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Open thread: Capitals at Lightning

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Tampa Bay Lightning Thursday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:27 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Philipp Grubauer to start, Martin Erat a healthy scratch against Lightning

News and notes from the morning skate in Tampa.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:39 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Caps-Lightning, connor carrick, Lineups, Martin Erat, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Capitals prepare for fast-paced Lightning

Even without Steven Stamkos, the Lightning are one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:14 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Richard Panik suspended two games for boarding Karl Alzner

Check out the NHL’s suspension explanation.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Karl Alzner, NHL, NHL discipline

Posted at 12:13 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Karl Alzner ‘fine’ after big hit from Tampa Bay’s Richard Panik (updated)

The Capitals defenseman said he’s doing well after being rattled by a big hit in the second period.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:13 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Karl Alzner

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Alex Ovechkin’s four-goal night fuels Capitals’ win

Watch all of Ovechkin’s goals against the Lightning.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:45 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Lightning

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Lightning

Discuss the game as the Capitals host Tampa Bay Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread, Patrick Wey, Roster moves

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Braden Holtby will start as Capitals host injury-ravaged Lightning

Notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:29 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Brooks Laich, Caps-Lightning, Injuries, Lineups, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/14/2013

Mike 'Game Over' Green strikes again

The defenseman's 15th game-winning goal, and second in as many nights, helped Washington stave off a collapse against Tampa Bay on Saturday.

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:18 AM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Mike Green

Posted at 12:32 AM ET, 04/14/2013

More on the Capitals' lessons from a lost four-goal lead

The Capitals won Saturday night but were focused on the method and learning from blowing a four-goal lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:32 AM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Lightning, Jason Chimera, Mike Green

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 04/13/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Lightning

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Lightning Saturday night at Verizon Center.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:36 PM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/13/2013

Martin Erat will return to Capitals' lineup against Lightning

After missing three games with an injured left leg, Martin Erat is set to return to the Capitals lineup tonight at Verizon Center.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Injuries, Line combinations, Martin Erat

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Alex Ovechkin scores empty-net goal

After missing several opportunities this season, Alex Ovechkin finally records an empty net goal. But it turns out he didn't even need to put the puck in the net.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Lightning, NHL rulebook, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 04/07/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Lightning

Discuss the game as the Capitals host Tampa Bay Sunday night at Verizon Center.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:51 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 02/15/2013

One-timers: Power play, third line come up big again for Caps

Notes and analysis from the Capitals' win over Tampa Bay.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:22 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Lightning, Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, Mathieu Perreault, One timers, Power play

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Braden Holtby, Capitals hang on for third straight win

Braden Holtby had one of his strongest outings of the season until a few lapses cost him and the Capitals late. He's backstopped each victory during the three-game winning streak, though.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Lightning

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Lightning

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Lightning.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:08 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Braden Holtby to make third consecutive start for Capitals (updated)

News and notes from the Capitals morning skate in Tampa.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:35 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Lightning, Line combinations

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Adam Oates: Caps need Jason Chimera to be 'reliable' on top line

Coach Adam Oates discusses what he wants to see out of Jason Chimera on the Capitals' top line.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:52 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Lightning, Jason Chimera

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/20/2013

Joel Ward records first multi-goal game as a Capital

The winger's two-goal performance against the Lightning was a bright spot in a 6-3 loss on opening night.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Joel Ward

Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 01/20/2013

Adam Oates on Caps' 6-3 loss to Lightning: 'We got tired at times'

A lack of game conditioning and penalties helped unravel the Capitals hopes for victory Saturday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:25 AM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Lightning, Mike Ribeiro, penalties