Capitals Insider: Jason Chimera


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Capitals season review: Bottom six forwards

A look at the players on the third and fourth lines.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Dustin Penner, Eric Fehr, Forwards, Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward, Tom Wilson

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Third line records three goals, nine points against Hurricanes

In case anyone needed a reminder of who the Caps’ best players at even strength are, the third line offered one on Thursday.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:28 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Canes, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 04/06/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 shootout win against the Islanders

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win on Long Island.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:57 AM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Isles, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Devils

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Devils, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Capitals’ playoff hopes receive devastating blow with loss in New Jersey

Even if the Capitals win out, they have less than a 50 percent chance of reaching the playoffs according to SportsClubStats.com.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:37 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Jason Chimera, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/30/2014

Five thoughts on Capitals’ 4-2 loss to Boston

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ loss to the Bruins.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Bruins, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Power play

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh

Quick goals against are leading to Washington losing at inopportune times.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:36 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Pens, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, Martin Erat

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Capitals try to manage expectations for Evgeny Kuznetsov

Kuznetsov’s new teammates try to avoid putting pressure on the 21-year-old.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Jason Chimera, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Five thoughts on the Caps’ win over the Red Wings

Notes and observations from Washington’s 6-5 overtime win on Sunday.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:15 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Red Wings, connor carrick, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/01/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss in Detroit

Notes and observations from the loss in Detroit.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Red Wings, Casey Wellman, Injuries, Jason Chimera, Mike Green, penalties

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Capitals determined to not make same mistakes against Blue Jackets

The Capitals played one of their worst games of the year here two weeks ago and they’re determined to avoid a repeat performance.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:27 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Blue Jackets, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Chemistry between Jay Beagle, Tom Wilson pays off for Caps

The hard-working fourth liners contributed to two of the Capitals’ six goals in back-to-back games last weekend.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:51 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Line combinations, Tom Wilson

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Devils

Notes and observations from Friday’s loss in New Jersey.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Dmitry Orlov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Michal Neuvirth, penalties

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Mikhail Grabovski suffers apparent leg injury against Devils

The Capitals’ biggest loss might not have been on the scoreboard Friday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:19 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Injuries, Jason Chimera, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Tinkering with lines won’t help Washington

A five-game losing streak has left the Capitals desperately searching for a spark to get them back in win column.

By Neil Greenberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Jason Chimera, Joe Beninati, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Capitals hope to bounce back in ‘huge’ game against Rangers

Notes from the morning skate at Madison Square Garden.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:24 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Rangers, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, Line combinations, Lineups, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 loss in Pittsburgh

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ loss to the Penguins.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps-Pens, connor carrick, Dmitry Orlov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, John Erskine, Marcus Johansson

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Capitals create blueprint for success in back-to-back wins

Washington’s first set of consecutive regulation wins this year came with solid showings from start to finish.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:54 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-NYR, Caps-Preds, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-1 win over the Rangers

A three-goal outburst in the third period and an impressive outing for rookie goalie Philipp Grubauer paved the way to victory Sunday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:42 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-NYR, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Mikhail Grabovski, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Philipp Grubauer earns first NHL win in Capitals’ victory

The Capitals’ goaltending prospect was stellar with 30 saves against the Rangers.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:15 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-NYR, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Philipp Grubauer

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/30/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 shootout win over the Canadiens

Notes and observations from Washington’s shootout win against Montreal.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Urbom, Caps-Habs, Eric Fehr, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Mikahil Grabovski

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Mikhail Grabovski: ‘You enjoy to play when people trust you’

Mikhail Grabovski faces both of his former teams this weekend.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Jason Chimera, Mikhail Grabovski, Third line, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 11/09/2013

Jason Chimera glad for fast start this season: ‘I knew I had a lot more to give’

Off to a strong start, the veteran winger is glad to secure a longer stay in Washington.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:01 PM ET, 11/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Contract extensions, Contracts, Jason Chimera

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Capitals re-sign Jason Chimera through 2016

Washington re-signs 34-year-old forward to a two-year extension through the 2016 season that will pay him $2 million a year.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:55 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Jason Chimera named NHL’s third star of the week

Capitals forward Jason Chimera is named the NHL’s third star of the week for a six-point performance.

By Chelsea Janes  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 loss in Vancouver

From Ovechkin’s penalty shot to the battle in the faceoff circle, here are a few observations from Monday’s loss in Vancouver.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps-Canucks, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Mikahil Grabovski

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/27/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 5-2 loss to the Flames

Notes and observations from Saturday’s game in Calgary.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Adam Oates, Caps-Flames, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 10/25/2013

Jason Chimera, Joel Ward working to make third line a regular contributor

Veteran wingers Jason Chimera and Joel Ward bring a combination of offense and grit to the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:29 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Mikhail Grabovski

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 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 11:35 AM ET, 10/15/2013

No discipline for Alex Ovechkin, Jason Chimera after hits against Oilers

Notes from Tuesday’s practice.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Jason Chimera, Practice update

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/13/2013

Five thoughts on Washington’s 5-1 loss to the Avalanche

Notes and observations on the Capitals 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Avs, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Michal Neuvirth, Nicklas Backstrom, Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 10/13/2013

Troy Brouwer after loss to Avalanche: ‘Our talent level’s there, our effort’s not’

Several veterans call in to question the Capitals’ work ethic after they fall to 1-4-0.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:00 AM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Avs, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 loss to Carolina

The power play comes up empty, Alex Ovechkin scores his fifth goal of the season and other notes on the Capitals loss to Carolina.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:59 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Alex Urbom, Caps-Canes, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Michael Latta

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Lining up the Capitals’ lines

The possibilities and the pros and cons for the opening night lineup seem endlessly complicated.

By Chelsea Janes  |  05:32 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, capitals, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward, Martin Erat, Mathieu Perreault, Tom Wilson, Training Camp

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Top questions facing the Capitals heading into training camp

A look at some of the top questions the Caps will answer over 18 days of training camp and eight preseason games.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Dmitry Orlov, Eric Fehr, Jack Hillen, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, John Erskine, Martin Erat, Steve Oleksy, Tom Wilson, Tomas Kundratek, Training Camp

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Capitals season review: Forwards, Part II

A look at how the players on the third and fourth lines fared this season and what the future might hold.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:13 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Joel Ward, Joey Crabb, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Hendricks, offseason, Season breakdown, Tom Wilson

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/11/2013

Capitals' third line makes most of opportunities in Stanley Cup playoffs

Through the first five games of the playoffs the Capitals' third line has been their most consistent and effective unit.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Caps-Rangers, Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Mathieu Perreault, Playoffs

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Capitals must adapt after Rangers dictated play early in Game 4

In Game 4 the Rangers dominated play early with an aggressive forecheck and by preventing Washington from making clean breakouts. It's the Capitals' turn to adapt.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:51 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Caps-Rangers, Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Playoffs, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Steve Oleksy has eventful playoff debut with pretty assist, puck to face

Steve Oleksy made quite the impression in his first career Stanley Cup playoff game with a perfect pass to set-up the game winning goal and not being fazed by a puck to the face.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Braden Holtby, Caps-Rangers Game 1, Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Jason Chimera, Marcus Johansson, Playoffs, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Jason Chimera continues postseason success against Rangers

Jason Chimera has scored six of his eight career goals in the playoffs against the New York Rangers. On Thursday night, his tally gave Washington an important two-goal lead.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:42 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Caps-Rangers Game 1, Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Jason Chimera

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 12:32 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 11:54 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Martin Erat arrives in Washington, to play on third line vs. Islanders

Martin Erat will start tonight's game on the third line and other notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:54 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Isles, Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera, Line combinations, Martin Erat

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 02:39 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Capitals on realignment, residing in 'much tougher' division

NHL realignment is a done deal, which means starting next season the Capitals will be part of a juggernaut eight-team division. "It's a tougher division, much tougher," Karl Alzner said.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Kirk Muller, NHL, Realignment, Tom Poti

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 11:23 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Nicklas Backstrom hopeful to play against Carolina, Mike Green set to return

News and notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:23 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Canes, Casey Wellman, Jason Chimera, Line combinations, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Caps have a penalty problem

The Caps' high number of penalties indicates desperate and frantic play after system breakdowns.

By Neil Greenberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, penalties, Statistical analysis

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 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 02:01 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Caps' Jason Chimera discusses realignment

Capitals NHLPA representative Jason Chimera discusses what the players would like to see in a realignment plan.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:01 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, NHL, NHLPA, Realignment

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Capitals searching for more offensive production

Entering tonight's game against Pittsburgh the Capitals are the only team in the NHL that hasn't scored four goals in any one game.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Pens, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Caps line of Ribeiro, Chimera and Ward look to build on early chemistry

They've only played two games together but Mike Ribeiro, Jason Chimera and Joel Ward already like what they're seeing out of their line.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sens, Jason Chimera, Joel Ward, Mike Ribeiro

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Leonsis: Lockout didn't damage relationship with Capitals players

Capitals owner Ted Leonsis was a member of the NHL's negotiating committee during the lockout but said the dispute didn't damage his relationship with the players.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, NHL lockout, Ted Leonsis, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Jason Chimera: 'I don't trust Gary Bettman right now'

Negotiations remain in a fragile state, so don't get too excited just yet.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:16 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, NHL lockout

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Jason Chimera maintains even-keeled outlook to NHL labor negotiations

Capitals' NHLPA player representative Jason Chimera offers some perspective on the latest round of lockout discussions.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:10 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, NHL lockout

Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Jason Chimera signs with HC Chomutov in Czech Republic

The veteran winger is the seventh Capital to sign overseas during the NHL lockout.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:52 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, NHL lockout

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jay Beagle on trying to keep a routine during NHL lockout

The Caps center is one of a small group still practicing at least three times a week at Kettler.

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, Jay Beagle, Jeff Halpern, NHL lockout

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/12/2010

Jason Chimera 'questionable,' Tom Poti out

As I mentioned here last night, I could not adjust my travel schedule to attend practice in Ottawa this morning. But I just caught up with some of the players and Coach Bruce Boudreau here in St. Louis. So here's a quick update: *Fourteen players took part in this morning's...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Boudreau, Jason Chimera, Semyon Varlamov, Shaone Morrisonn

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/10/2010

Boudreau: 'The minute I relax is the minute they relax'

Washington's Michal Neuvirth and Montreal's Carey Price each came off the ice first during their respective morning skates, so it looks like they'll be your starting netminders tonight at Bell Centre as the Caps look to tie the second-longest winning streak in NHL history. The big news this morning was...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Boudreau, Jason Chimera, Jose Theodore, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Montreal Canadiens, Quintin Laing, Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/10/2010

Jason Chimera not skating

Although Coach Bruce Boudreau wouldn't confirm whether the Caps have any injuries, Jason Chimera is not skating this morning at Bell Centre. It's unclear what is ailing the left winger, but he was observed walking with some difficulty and working with team trainers. So it's likely a lower-body injury. Chimera...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, Montreal Canadiens

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 02/05/2010

Caps push win streak to 13

Alex Ovechkin scored a goal in his fourth straight game. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post) The Capitals extended their franchise-record winning streak to 13 games tonight with a 5-2 victory over Atlanta at Verizon Center. Nicklas Backstrom scored the go-ahead goal at 15 minutes 29 seconds of the second period,...

By Gene Wang  |  09:35 PM ET, 02/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Atlanta Thrashers, Jason Chimera, Michal Neuvirth, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 01/16/2010

Chimera won't face suspension

A few updates from this morning's practice at KCI: *Although Jason Chimera received an instigator penalty in the final five minutes of last night's 6-1 win over Toronto, the league rescinded the automatic one game suspension this morning. Chimera avoided discipline because "this was not a message sending incident," I'm...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  01:06 PM ET, 01/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 12/29/2009

Jason Chimera on second line

After a long delay in Salt Lake City because of snow, I just arrived at HP Pavilion in time to catch the final few minutes of practice. One thing stood out immediately -- newly acquired winger Jason Chimera is skating on the second line, not the third as expected. Here's...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  05:33 PM ET, 12/29/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Chimera, San Jose Sharks

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 12/29/2009

After shock of trade, Caps look ahead to Sharks

Mark Giannotto's story for tomorrow's paper is about the Caps moving past yesterday's trade and looking ahead to the game at San Jose. Here's an excerpt: He squirmed from side to side, puffed his cheeks out, and let go of a deep breath, preparing to give an appropriate response to...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  04:31 PM ET, 12/29/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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