Capitals Insider: Tom Poti


Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Breaking down the Capitals' unrestricted free agents

A look at the Capitals' unrestricted free agents.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joey Crabb, Matt Hendricks, Mike Ribeiro, offseason, Season breakdown, Tom Poti, Unrestricted free agents, Wojtek Wolski

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Tom Poti will not return to Capitals

Defenseman Tom Poti hopes to continue his NHL career, but it won't be in Washington.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:39 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offseason, Tom Poti

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Tom Poti nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

After two-plus years of tedious, trying rehab, the Caps defenseman made an unthinkable return.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Masterton Trophy, Tom Poti

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Martin Erat, Joel Ward not on ice for Capitals morning skate in Montreal

Injured wingers Martin Erat and Joel Ward aren't on the ice for the morning skate in Montreal and are questionable for Tuesday's game.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Habs, Injuries, Joel Ward, Line combinations, Martin Erat, Tom Poti

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Alex Ovechkin asks to leave practice early, Eric Fehr skates briefly

Notes from the Capitals' practice before the team leaves for Buffalo.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Eric Fehr, John Erskine, Line combinations, Practice update, Tom Poti, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 03/25/2013

John Erskine, Tomas Kundratek and Tom Poti all make appearance at optional skate (updated)

Injured defensemen John Erskine and Tomas Kundratek both took part in an optional skate Monday in Arlington. Tom Poti, who is also on injured reserve, skated briefly before the workout began.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:49 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, John Erskine, Optional practice, Practice update, Tom Poti, Tomas Kundratek

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Brooks Laich likely to return against Penguins

Based on the morning skate it looks like Brooks Laich may be back in the Capitals lineup tonight in Pittsburgh.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps-Pens, Line combinations, Tom Poti

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 12:58 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Tom Poti set to return to Capitals' lineup

Notes from the Capitals' morning skate in Raleigh.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:58 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Canes, Line combinations, Practice update, Tom Poti

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Capitals recall Cameron Schilling; John Erskine and Tom Poti out against Hurricanes

The Capitals have recalled defenseman Cam Schilling and it looks like he will play tonight against the Hurricanes.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:39 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Schilling, Caps-Canes, Defense, Injuries, John Erskine, Line combinations, Tom Poti

Posted at 12:06 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Braden Holtby records second shutout of the season in win over 'Canes

The Capitals goaltender is on a roll. His second shutout of the season and an important save early on Alexander Semin helped Washington to a 3-0 win.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:06 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps-Canes, Joel Ward, John Carlson, Tom Poti

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 02/09/2013

Marcus Johansson scratched against Panthers, Mathieu Perreault and John Erskine back in

Notes from the Capitals morning skate and what lineup changes to expect for tonight's game against Florida.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:20 PM ET, 02/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Panthers, John Erskine, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault, Tom Poti

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013

One-timers: Capitals searching for answers

Notes and analysis from the Capitals' 3-2 loss to Toronto.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Leafs, Karl Alzner, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, One timers, Tom Poti

Posted at 11:51 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Frustrated Capitals undone by compounding mistakes once again

Once again, the Capitals are left searching for answers when errors compound to cost them a chance for a victory vs. Toronto.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:51 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Leafs, Joey Crabb, Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks, Tom Poti

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 01/19/2013

Tom Poti to make his return in Capitals season opener

Tom Poti is expected to make his comeback tonight against the Lightning and Coach Adam Oates explains why he will use seven defensemen in the season opener.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:05 PM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tom Poti

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Tom Poti could return in Caps season opener Saturday

General Manager George McPhee said it's possible Tom Poti plays in the Capitals season opener at Tampa Bay Saturday.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George McPhee, Tom Poti, Training Camp

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Tom Poti will rejoin Capitals for Thursday night practice

After a two-game conditioning assignment with the Hershey Bears, Tom Poti will rejoin the Capitals Thursday.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:41 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Poti, Training Camp

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 01/13/2013

Updated: Caps send Tom Poti to Hershey for conditioning assignment

Tom Poti heads to Hershey for a conditioning stint.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:02 AM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Poti, Training Camp

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Brooks Laich, Tom Poti are back in Washington

Brooks Laich skated for less than an hour primarily alone Thursday morning, apparently testing an injury.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Cam Schilling, Joel Ward, Joey Crabb, Tom Poti, Training Camp

Posted at 09:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Tom Poti hopes to take part in Capitals training camp

It's been nearly two years since Tom Poti last played an NHL game, but the defenseman is pain-free and plans to arrive in Washington this week for Capitals training camp.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:22 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Poti

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 04/30/2010

Tom Poti expected to make full recovery

Tom Poti didn't want to do his final interview of the season on camera. Given the swath of stitches on the right side of his face, his blood-filled eye, and the black-and-blue bruise surrounding it, his request was totally understandable. Poti, the Caps' best defensive defenseman, suffered the gruesome injury...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  11:38 AM ET, 04/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Poti

Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 02/11/2010

Caps suffer loss, injuries in Montreal

Tonight's 6-5 overtime loss at Bell Centre was a bit of a disaster for the Caps' defense and for sportswriters scrambling on snow deadlines. Since it's so late and the wireless here is on the fritz, I have to be really brief. Check out my web-only gamer, which has...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:50 AM ET, 02/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Boudreau, Canadiens, Capitals, Josh Gorges, Michal Neuvirth, Tom Poti

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 01/11/2010

Erskine 'questionable' and other notes

The Caps just completed a brisk practice at the Lightning's facility in Brandon, Fla. This was one of those weird road practices where the players got dressed at the game rink, bussed to the practice rink, then bussed right back. That means there wasn't much time for post-practice interviews, but...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  01:54 PM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Erskine, Michal Neuvirth, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tom Poti