Capitals Insider: Mike Knuble


Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/25/2010

Mike Knuble keeps teammates grounded

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) As part of a team with gifted stick-handlers and skaters to spare, Mike Knuble has forged a lengthy NHL career from grit rather than grace. His allegiance is to the unsightly parts of the game, and teammates most often will find Knuble in a...

By Gene Wang  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Knuble, Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 03/24/2010

Mike Knuble: 'We just want to keep playing well'

After scoring the decisive goal in the fourth round of the shootout against his team's biggest rival, Mike Knuble still managed to downplay the Caps' 4-3 victory over the Pens tonight. "You can make what you want out of the game," the veteran winger said when asked if the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:10 PM ET, 03/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Knuble, Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 03/15/2010

Knuble on Ovechkin: 'You would like to see him being more careful'

Earlier today, I spoke to a handful of Caps about Alex Ovechkin's latest controversy. All said -- not surprisingly -- that they felt the five-minute major for boarding and game misconduct were a bit harsh. But two of Ovechkin's teammates had interesting takes on the hit that left Chicago defenseman...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  03:18 PM ET, 03/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Knuble

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 02/26/2010

Boudreau puts Caps through grueling practice

Capitals forward Mike Knuble had trouble remembering a practice this year that featured as much skating as Bruce Boudreau put his players through this morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Boudreau had steadily been ramping up the conditioning since the Capitals' non-Olympic players returned to the ice Wednesday after a 10-day...

By Mark Giannotto  |  02:13 PM ET, 02/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Mike Knuble, Nicklas Backstrom, Semyon Varlamov, Tomas Fleischmann

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 02/07/2010

Eric Fehr, Mike Knuble on goals in win vs. Pens

Here's winger Eric Fehr on scoring his 15th goal of a season in the Caps' 5-4 overtime win against the Pens: Of Fehr's goal, Coach Bruce Boudreau said: "Well, we needed it and Eric needed it for his confidence because, quite frankly, he hadn't been playing very well. So, I...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  04:06 PM ET, 02/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Fehr, Mike Knuble, Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 02/04/2010

Caps beat Rangers, 6-5, for 12th straight win

(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) A full postgame wrap-up is on the way, but here's a quick look at the numbers (seriously, how could you not?) following tonight's 6-5 win at Madison Square Garden. 500 career regular-season points for Alex Ovechkin. (Dan Steinberg has all the details on Ovechkin's one-handed goal.)...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:53 PM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Knuble, New York Rangers, Nicklas Backstrom