Capitals Insider: Ottawa Senators


Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Capitals' potential playoff opponent: Ottawa Senators

Ottawa isn’t flashy, but it managed to sweep the Caps this season with a methodical style.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:06 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Ottawa Senators, Playoffs

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Caps discuss Kevlar socks in wake of injury to Senators' Erik Karlsson

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson suffered a cut Achilles tendon Wednesday night, an injury that could prompt more players to use socks reinforced with Kevlar.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Fehr, Erik Karlsson, Injuries, Matt Hendricks, Nicklas Backstrom, Ottawa Senators

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Capitals stick with same lines in morning skate; Spezza out for Senators (updated)

Coach Adam Oates is using the same lines he showed at the start of the previous two games for the morning skate in Ottawa. Meanwhile, the Senators will be without Jason Spezza.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Sens, Line combinations, Ottawa Senators

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 01/08/2010

Caps 5, Senators 2

There was a time in Nicklas Backstrom's career when the center enjoyed setting up goals more than actually scoring them. That, however, is no longer the case. "I can't say I don't like it," Backstrom cracked after notching his 16th and 17th goals in the third period tonight to...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:01 AM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nicklas Backstrom, Ottawa Senators

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 01/07/2010

Tonight's lineup: Senators at Caps

Jose Theodore will start in goal tonight at Verizon Center as the Caps go for their second straight win. Pascal Leclaire, meantime, will start for the Senators, who are minus top-line forwards Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza. Also for the Caps, Brian Pothier will return and Quintin Laing will come...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  06:38 PM ET, 01/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ottawa Senators

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 01/07/2010

Boudreau: Karl Alzner could be back soon

One day after Karl Alzner was sent down, Coach Bruce Boudreau said the young defenseman's demotion to the Bears might only be temporary. "We're healthy with eight defensemen and we wanted that right-hand guy in there [Brian Pothier], so if [Alzner] was going to sit out a couple games, why...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:19 PM ET, 01/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boyd Gordon, Brian Pothier, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Ottawa Senators, Quintin Laing, Tomas Fleischmann