Capitals Insider: playoff race


Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-1 win in St. Louis

FIVE THOUGHTS | When most had counted the team out, Washington puts on its best performance in months.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:27 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Blues, Defense, Five thoughts, Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, playoff race

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Capitals hope to keep rolling even with NHL playoff spot secured

The Capitals don't plan to change much after clinching the Southeast Division title in hopes of maintaining their momentum.

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:07 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  playoff race

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Capitals reward Adam Oates's confidence, clinch Southeast Division

Coach Adam Oates has remained consistently confident in the Capitals' ability to succeed no matter what stage of the season they were in. Tuesday night, they rewarded his faith and clinched the Southeast Division title.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:35 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, Matt Hendricks, Nicklas Backstrom, playoff race, Southeast division

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Open thread: Capitals vs. Jets

Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Jets in a Southeast showdown with a chance to clinch the division title.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, Lineups, Open Thread, playoff race

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capitals hope to take advantage of tired, 'maybe a little sloppy' Winnipeg

The Jets are in desperation mode and a loss would severely damage their postseason hopes, but the Capitals are hoping to take advantage of a tired foe playing on the second night of back-to-back games.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Braden Holtby, Caps-Jets, Ondrej Pavelec, playoff race, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capitals ready for emotionally charged, critical game against Jets

The Capitals are well aware of the stakes, that they can secure a postseason berth with a regulation or overtime win against Winnipeg tonight and they're raring to go.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:12 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Jets, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, playoff race, Southeast division

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2013

How the Caps can clinch the Southeast Division

There is more than one scenario in which the Capitals can clinch the Southeast Division Tuesday night

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Jets, playoff race, Southeast division