Capitals Insider: Caps-Oilers


Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-1 win against Edmonton

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win in Edmonton.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:55 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Oilers, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 01:32 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Alex Ovechkin records 10th goal in win over Oilers

Alex Ovechkin’s latest goal came in what is becoming a familiar formula for the star winger -- off a faceoff win.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:32 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Oilers

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Oilers

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Edmonton Oilers Thursday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:37 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Oilers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Capitals continue quest for better puck management

The Caps hope to learn from the errors they made in a shootout win on the fast rink at Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Oilers, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Oilers Coach Dallas Eakins ‘loves’ the way Alex Ovechkin plays

From Alex Ovechkin’s physical play to the emotion he displays on the ice, Dallas Eakins is a fan of it all.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:20 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Oilers, Lineups

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Adam Oates reflects on his year as an Edmonton Oiler

Adam Oates played his last season in Edmonton serving as a mentor to the Oilers.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:53 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Oilers

Posted at 10:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Jason Chimera fined for boarding Oilers’ Justin Schultz

Capitals winger Jason Chimera has been fined for his hit on Edmonton defenseman Justin Schultz in Monday night’s game.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Oilers, Fines, Jason Chimera, NHL discipline

Posted at 07:34 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-2 win over Edmonton

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win over the Oilers.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:34 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps-Oilers, Five thoughts, Joel Ward, Nate Schmidt, Steve Oleksy, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:09 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Braden Holtby’s ‘huge’ save in Capitals’ 4-2 win over Oilers

Holtby’s key save kept the game tied Monday night, allowing the Capitals offense time to establish a lead of their own.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:09 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Oilers, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Oilers

Discuss the game as the Capitals host Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and the Edmonton Oilers Monday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:03 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Oilers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Brooks Laich: Capitals’ second line ‘can play better’

Brooks Laich says the unit will get there, but they’re just a little snakebit at the moment.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:33 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Oilers, Mikhail Grabovski, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Capitals lines the same ahead of Edmonton matchup; John Erskine skates (updated)

Notes from the Capitals’ morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:26 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Oilers, Injuries, John Erskine, Lineups

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Capitals seek stronger starts

One of the top items on the Capitals improvement checklist? Get off to a better start.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Oilers