Capitals Insider: Michael Latta


Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 12/28/2013

Brooks Laich practices, will travel to Buffalo

Notes from Capitals’ practice on Saturday.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:33 PM ET, 12/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Injuries, Michael Latta, Practice update

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Braden Holtby to start in Philadelphia; Brooks Laich skates for second straight day

News and notes from the Capitals’ morning skate in Philadelphia.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:14 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Brooks Laich, Caps-Flyers, Casey Wellman, Groin injuries, Injuries, Michael Latta, Roster moves

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Mikhail Grabovski to miss second straight game, Capitals recall Casey Wellman

Washington has recalled AHL forward Casey Wellman.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, Casey Wellman, Hershey Bears, Injuries, Michael Latta, Mikhail Grabovski, Roster moves

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 11/30/2013

Dmitry Orlov to make season debut against Islanders, Brooks Laich to miss second straight game

News and notes from the Capitals’ morning skate on Long Island.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:20 PM ET, 11/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Urbom, Brooks Laich, Caps-Isles, Dmitry Orlov, Hershey Bears, Injuries, Martin Erat, Michael Latta

Posted at 12:34 AM ET, 11/16/2013

Michael Latta records first NHL goal, helps key Caps’ comeback against Red Wings

The rookie center’s first goal comes at an important time for the Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:34 AM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Red Wings, Michael Latta

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/07/2013

The Capitals’ young fourth line

Coach Adam Oates hasn’t hesitated to sit veterans for what he believes is an increasingly reliable, though inexperienced, combination.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Volpatti, Line combinations, Michael Latta, Tom Wilson

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Braden Holtby to start; Michael Latta, Alex Urbom expected in Capitals’ lineup against Flyers

Notes from the morning skate: Braden Holtby gets start. Michael Latta and Alex Urbom fit in lineup.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, Dmitry Orlov, Lineups, Michael Latta

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Capitals recall Dmitry Orlov and Michael Latta, John Erskine on LTI (updated)

Washington brings up some new faces to join the big club for its first practice back from a road trip.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:54 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dmitry Orlov, Hershey Bears, John Erskine, Michael Latta, Roster moves

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 10/11/2013

John Erskine injured, Nate Schmidt recalled; Connor Carrick, Michael Latta sent to Hershey

Nate Schmidt is expected to make his NHL debut Saturday against the Avalanche.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:22 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  connor carrick, Hershey Bears, Injuries, John Erskine, Michael Latta, Nate Schmidt, Roster moves

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 11:59 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Michael Latta to center fourth line, Alex Urbom to make Caps debut against Hurricanes

Notes from the morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Urbom, Caps-Canes, Jay Beagle, Michael Latta

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Nicklas Backstrom becomes a father; Capitals recall Michael Latta

The Caps made a few roster moves Tuesday morning and Nicklas Backstrom becomes a father.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:43 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jack Hillen, Michael Latta, Nicklas Backstrom, Roster moves

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Capitals acquire Alexander Urbom, assign Michael Latta to Hershey (updated)

Caps make a move to accommodate waiver-wire pickup D Alexander Urbom.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Alexander Urbom, Hershey Bears, Michael Latta, Roster moves

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Tom Wilson, Connor Carrick and Michael Latta will all face Blackhawks

Projected lineups for tonight's season opener and other notes from the morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013-14 Season opener, Adam Oates, Chicago Blackhawks, connor carrick, Eric Fehr, Martin Erat, Michael Latta, Tom Wilson

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Three rookies beat the odds to make Capitals' roster

Connor Carrick, Tom Wilson and Michael Latta exceeded expectations in training camp to make the Caps' roster.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:24 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  connor carrick, Michael Latta, Tom Wilson

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Capitals trade Mathieu Perreault to Anaheim

While they acquired a fourth round pick and a minor league prospect in exchange for Perreault, the Capitals real benefit from this move is salary cap space.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:10 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anaheim Ducks, Mathieu Perreault, Michael Latta, Roster moves, Tom Wilson, Trades

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Washington Capitals trim roster to 24 players

A series of moves Sunday leaves the Capitals with just one more cut to make before 5 p.m. Monday.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  connor carrick, Dmitry Orlov, Joel Rechlicz, Michael Latta, Preseason, Roster moves, Tom Wilson

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Tom Wilson taking summer of increased expectations in stride

Checking in with gritty winger Tom Wilson, who is hoping to challenge for a roster spot with the Capitals this fall.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:39 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development camp, George McPhee, Michael Latta, Tom Wilson

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Michael Latta eager to make a strong impression with Caps

Michael Latta was only in town for one day of development camp but the 22-year-old prospect could contend for a spot on the NHL roster in September.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Development camp, George McPhee, Michael Latta