Capitals Insider: Caps-Sabres


Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime win in Buffalo

Notes and observations from the win in Buffalo.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:05 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Sabres, Five thoughts, Mike Green, Power play, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Oates: Mike Weber’s dangerous hit on Nicklas Backstrom ‘should have been a penalty’

Should the Sabres’ defenseman receive supplemental discipline for his hit on Nicklas Backstrom?

By Katie Carrera  |  12:56 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Sabres, NHL discipline, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Open thread: Capitals at Sabres

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit Buffalo on Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:44 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Brooks Laich a game-time decision against Sabres

News and notes from the morning skate in Buffalo.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:41 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Sabres, Lineups

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Capitals recall Ryan Stoa

Will the Caps be without another veteran forward in Buffalo?

By Katie Carrera  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Sabres, Injuries, Roster moves, Ryan Stoa

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 shootout loss to the Sabres

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:47 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps-Sabres, Five thoughts, Marcus Johansson, Nicklas Backstrom, Philipp Grubauer, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Ryan Miller continues his mastery of Capitals

Sabres star goaltender Ryan Miller makes a highlight reel stop late in regulation against the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:55 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Mikhail Grabovski, Ryan Miller

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Open thread: Capitals vs. Sabres

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Sabres Sunday afternoon.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Tom Wilson: ‘When you hit a guy hard and clean, you’ve got to be ready’ to fight

The Capitals rookie wasn’t surprised when he was challenged by a Buffalo forward after delivering a big but clean hit Sunday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:24 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Fighting, Tom Wilson, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 09:22 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Capitals look on the bright side despite shootout loss in Buffalo

Coach Adam Oates ‘can’t complain’ about the Capitals’ game in loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:22 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Sabres, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Sabres

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit Buffalo Sunday evening.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:07 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Lineup, Open Thread

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/31/2013

Mike Green bounces back from mistake vs. Islanders with game-tying goal at Buffalo

With the memory of his costly mistake against the Islanders still fresh in his mind, Mike Green wanted to make sure he made a positive impact for the Capitals in Buffalo. He did just that, scoring the game-tying goal with 39.2 seconds left in regulation.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Sabres, Mike Green

Posted at 12:16 AM ET, 03/31/2013

Capitals erase ugly start with comeback against Buffalo

More on how the Capitals erased their "worst" start of the season to come back and capture a 4-3 shootout win over Buffalo.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:16 AM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Sabres, Karl Alzner, Mike Green

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Open thread: Capitals at Sabres

Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Buffalo Sabres Saturday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Lineups, Open Thread, Roster moves, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Braden Holtby to start, Jeff Schultz back in Capitals' lineup vs. Sabres

Notes from the Capitals' morning skate in Buffalo.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Sabres, Jeff Schultz, Line combinations

Posted at 01:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Jason Chimera snaps 27-game goal-scoring drought

Jason Chimera scores his first goal of the season.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Sabres, Jason Chimera, Mathieu Perreault

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Sabres

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

By Katie Carrera  |  05:42 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Lineups, Open Thread

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Tomas Kundratek tests right leg, Braden Holtby to start against Sabres

Tomas Kundratek skates briefly, Matt Hendricks is ready to play against Sabres and other notes from the Caps optional skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:22 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, John Erskine, Matt Hendricks, Practice update, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/28/2013

One-timers: Have the Capitals found line combinations that might stick?

Notes and analysis from the Capitals’ first win.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Sabres, Joel Ward, Michal Neuvirth, One timers

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 01/28/2013

John Erskine records first goal since 2011

Goal scorer isn't the first thing that usually comes to mind when thinking of Capitals defenseman John Erskine. But he certainly adds it to the list from time to time.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:49 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sabres, Joel Ward, John Erskine

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 01/27/2013

Marcus Johansson a healthy scratch against Buffalo

After a rough start to the season, Marcus Johansson will sit out as a healthy scratch today as the Capitals host the Sabres.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:35 PM ET, 01/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Sabres, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault