Capitals Insider: Steve Oleksy


Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Capitals recall Nate Schmidt, assign Steve Oleksy to Hershey

Washington makes a pair of moves on the blueline.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defensemen, Hershey Bears, Nate Schmidt, Roster moves, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Capitals place Steve Oleksy on waivers, send Grubauer to Hershey

Capitals shuffle roster in response to five-game losing streak.

By Chelsea Janes  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Michael Neuvirth, Philipp Grubauer, Steve Oleksy

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 01:56 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Patrick Wey could make NHL debut this weekend

Oates on Patrick Wey and Steve Oleksy.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Defense, Patrick Wey, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Martin Erat centering second line; Michal Neuvirth to start against Canadiens (updated)

News and notes from the Capitals morning skate.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Habs, Injuries, Lineups, Martin Erat, Mike Green, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Capitals continue quest for better puck management

The Caps hope to learn from the errors they made in a shootout win on the fast rink at Winnipeg.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Oilers, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 10/20/2013

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

Notes and observations on the Capitals’ victory against Columbus Saturday.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:36 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Blue Jackets, Five thoughts, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 07:34 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-2 win over Edmonton

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win over the Oilers.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:34 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps-Oilers, Five thoughts, Joel Ward, Nate Schmidt, Steve Oleksy, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 10/12/2013

Nate Schmidt to make NHL debut against Avalanche

Nate Schmidt will become the third defensemen to play his first game with the Capitals this season.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:35 PM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Avs, Defense, Nate Schmidt, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 10/05/2013

Jack Hillen underwent successful surgery; Steve Oleksy to face Stars

Quick notes from the morning skate in Dallas.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:59 PM ET, 10/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Stars, Dallas Stars, Injuries, Jack Hillen, Lineups, Steve Oleksy

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 02:08 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Capitals season review: Defensemen

A look at the season that was for the Capitals' defensemen and what the future might hold.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:08 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dmitry Orlov, Jack Hillen, Jeff Schultz, John Carlson, John Erskine, Karl Alzner, Mike Green, offseason, Season breakdown, Steve Oleksy, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Delay-of-game penalty played a significant role in Caps' Game 2 win

The penalty for firing the puck over the glass played a substantial role in the Capitals' Game 2 win, but there are mixed feelings about the rule itself.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:27 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Rangers Game 2, Delay of game, Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Karl Alzner, Playoffs, Steve Oleksy

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 12:48 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Capitals' loss to Senators offers potential playoff preview, animosity and all

Thursday's game didn't have any greater meaning for the Capitals, but it did offer a look at what a first-round playoff matchup against Ottawa might look like.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:48 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Sens, John Erskine, Karl Alzner, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Caps believe Jay McClement should have been penalized for hit on Nicklas Backstrom

The Capitals thought there should have been a penalty on Jay McClement's hit that sent Nicklas Backstrom into the boards in the first period Tuesday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:20 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Leafs, Jay McClement, Nicklas Backstrom, Steve Oleksy, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Alex Ovechkin's defense of Nicklas Backstrom 'shows team toughness'

More on how Alex Ovechkin's quick defense of Nicklas Backstrom sparked the Capitals and sent a statement of team toughness and unity.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Leafs, Nicklas Backstrom, Steve Oleksy, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Matt Hendricks plays through scratched cornea; Capitals send Nate Schmidt to Hershey

Matt Hendricks says he's "good" after playing with a scratched cornea and a few notes on the Capitals' recent roster moves to send several defensemen to Hershey.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George McPhee, Hershey Bears, Matt Hendricks, Nate Schmidt, Roster moves, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Steve Oleksy's hit, fight swings game for Capitals, but they can't hold on against Flyers

Steve Oleksy swings the momentum with a big hit and ensuing fight that led to a Caps power play.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Flyers, Jakub Voracek, Steve Oleksy, Troy Brouwer, Zac Rinaldo

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013

What John Erskine's absence means for the Capitals

It's uncertain how much time John Erskine will miss but his absence certainly will leave a large role for the Capitals to fill.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, John Erskine, Steve Oleksy

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 03/11/2013

One-timers: Alex Ovechkin's rough game costs Capitals against Rangers

Notes and observations from the Capitals' 4-1 loss to the Rangers.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:07 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Rangers, Marcus Johansson, One timers, Steve Oleksy