Capitals Insider: Caps-Panthers


Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ win over the Panthers

Notes and observations on Thursday night’s win in South Florida.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:37 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, Five thoughts, Mike Green, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Open thread: Capitals at Panthers

Discuss the game as the Capitals ramp up their season again with a Thursday night matchup at the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:05 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Adam Oates: Caps need John Erskine ‘to be able to move’

After sitting out the final two games before the break as a healthy scratch, John Erskine is back in the mix.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:39 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, John Erskine

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Capitals eager to kick off stretch run

After 19 days since their last game, the Caps are glad to be back in a game-day routine.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Lineups

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/14/2013

Erik Gudbranson won’t face supplemental discipline for hit against Eric Fehr

The Panthers defenseman won’t receive a suspension for his hit on Eric Fehr.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Injuries, John Erskine, Michal Neuvirth, Practice update

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 12/14/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 shootout loss to Florida

Notes and observations on Washington’s loss to the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:26 AM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, Dmitry Orlov, Five thoughts, Nicklas Backstrom, Philipp Grubauer, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 12/14/2013

Capitals’ Eric Fehr returns to game after being hit in the head by Florida’s Erik Gudbranson

Eric Fehr: “That was a close call, definitely. It definitely stung me. I think I dodged a bullet there.“

By Katie Carrera  |  12:23 AM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Hits to the head, Injuries, NHL discipline, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Panthers

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Panthers Friday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:58 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Philipp Grubauer to start against Panthers

Notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:27 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Injuries, Lineups, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Adam Oates on Panthers: ‘Don’t take them lightly’

The Caps can’t afford to not take every opponent seriously.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:52 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, Karl Alzner

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 04/07/2013

Alex Ovechkin's offensive tear continues with hat trick against Panthers

Alex Ovechkin continued his recent offensive tear with a four-point night against the Florida Panthers that included his second hat trick of the season.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:23 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Panthers

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/07/2013

Capitals want to learn from lackluster finish against Panthers

The Capitals won Saturday night, but they gave up three goals in the third period. The players want to make sure that doesn't become a habit.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Panthers

Posted at 08:50 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Martin Erat injured against Panthers (updated)

Trade deadline acquisition Martin Erat was injured in the first period at Florida Saturday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:50 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Injuries, Martin Erat

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Panthers

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Panthers Saturday night

By Katie Carrera  |  06:31 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 04/06/2013

Capitals can't let Brooks Laich's absence slow them down

It's unclear how much time forward will miss with his latest lower-body injury but team knows it can’t dwell on his absence.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:22 PM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, Injuries, Marcus Johansson, Mike Ribeiro, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 04/06/2013

Brooks Laich to miss Capitals' game at Panthers (updated)

Brooks Laich, who left Thursday's game with an undisclosed injury, didn't make the trip to Florida and will miss Saturday's game against the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:48 AM ET, 04/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, Injuries, Line combinations

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Adam Oates uses rout of Florida to manage Capitals' minutes

For as thorough of a drubbing as the Capitals 7-1 win over the Panthers was, Coach Adam Oates said the biggest benefit was being able to manage the team's minutes late in the game.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:27 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, John Carlson, Karl Alzner

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Tyson Strachan may face suspension for hit on Jason Chimera

Panthers defenseman Tyson Strachan will likely face a suspension for his blindside hit to the head of Jason Chimera. The Capitals' forward returned to the game after absorbing the late hit.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Jason Chimera, Tyson Strachan

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Panthers

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:48 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Capitals 'fighting against ourselves' to move up the standings

Despite winning seven of their last 10 heading into tonight’s game, the Caps remain lodged in last place.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, Line combinations

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Michal Neuvirth sick, Capitals recall Philipp Grubauer (updated)

Michal Neuvirth is sick once again so the Capitals have recalled prospect Philipp Grubauer.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:14 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Call-ups, Caps-Panthers, Michal Neuvirth, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 02/13/2013

One-timers: Capitals triumph in wacky game against Florida

Notes and analysis from the Caps’ win over the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:52 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, One timers

Posted at 01:36 AM ET, 02/13/2013

More on the Capitals' comeback against Florida

Check out some additional quotes and accounts of the goals that made up the Capitals' third-period rally against the Panthers Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:36 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Mike Ribeiro, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Panthers looking for redemption against Caps

Florida wants to make up for its dreadful performance on Saturday, aims to make it a tough night for Braden Holtby.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Panthers

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Capitals stick with same line combinations at Florida

Capitals sticking with same lineup for rematch against Florida.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:41 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Line combinations

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Mathieu Perreault looking to build off of strong outing against Panthers

The Capitals center wants to keep up his strong play, even if he can't duplicate his two-point output every night, to secure a regular spot in the lineup.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:25 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Mathieu Perreault

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 02/10/2013

Unit of Mathieu Perreault, Eric Fehr and Joel Ward stands out for Capitals

The three forwards had never played on a line together, but against the Panthers they might have been the Capitals' best combination.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:27 PM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, Mathieu Perreault, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2013

One-timers: Caps 'did a lot of things well' against Panthers

Notes and analysis from the Capitals' 5-0 win over the Panthers

By Katie Carrera  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Panthers, Mathieu Perreault, One timers, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 02/10/2013

Braden Holtby records shutout, assist in Caps' win over Panthers

Braden Holtby came through for the Caps with a strong performance and a fancy highlight-reel assist in the 5-0 win over the Panthers.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:28 AM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Panthers, Goaltenders, Mathieu Perreault, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 02/09/2013

Marcus Johansson scratched against Panthers, Mathieu Perreault and John Erskine back in

Notes from the Capitals morning skate and what lineup changes to expect for tonight's game against Florida.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:20 PM ET, 02/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, John Erskine, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault, Tom Poti