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Capitals Insider: June, 2011

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Semyon Varlamov’s KHL rights will not be traded; future with Washington Capitals still unclear

Goaltender, who is eligible to sign with a KHL team Friday, reportedly has decided to play in Russia.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Washington Capitals GM George McPhee discusses Semyon Varlamov, NHL free agency

General Manager George McPhee discusses free agency, Semyon Varlamov and other parts of the Washington Capitals’ offseason.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:48 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Brooks Laich: ‘Never a serious consideration’ to sign anywhere but with Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich says he never had any intention of leaving the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:06 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Brooks Laich

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Hockey Hall of Fame: Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour, Mark Howe, Joe Nieuwendyk elected

Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour, Mark Howe, Joe Nieuwendyk elected.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:25 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Agent: Contract term key for Brooks Laich

Agent: Contract term, ability to play for contender key for Brooks Laich

By Katie Carrera  |  01:29 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Brooks Laich signs six-year contract extension with Washington Capitals

Pending UFA Brooks Laich agrees to a six-year contract extension with Washington.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:27 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Brooks Laich

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Washington Capitals make qualifying offers to five restricted free agents

Washington submits qualifying offers to five RFAs: Karl Alzner, Semyon Varlamov, Troy Brouwer, Mathieu Perreault and Francois Bouchard.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:34 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Troy Brouwer: ‘There’s no boundary on leadership age’

Washington Capitals forward Troy Brouwer: ‘There’s no boundary on leadership age’

By Katie Carrera  |  04:08 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Ted Leonsis: Washington Capitals will be active in NHL offseason

Capitals owner Ted Leonsis writes on his blog that the team will have an active offseason as it seeks to improve its roster.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:48 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Report: Semyon Varlamov likely won’t re-sign with Washington Capitals

Goaltender and pending RFA Semyon Varlamov likely won’t re-sign with the Washington Capitals, according to a report.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/26/2011

Washington Capitals pick trio of NCAA-bound players at 2011 NHL draft

Three of Washington’s four draft picks are players that have committed to play NCAA hockey.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 06/25/2011

Washington Capitals goaltending coach Dave Prior on working with Olie Kolzig, drafting Steffen Soberg

Dave Prior says he’d like no one to follow in his footsteps as Capitals goaltending coach more than Olie Kolzig.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:04 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 06/25/2011

Troy Brouwer is excited to join Washington Capitals, help in pursuit of a Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals’ biggest splash during the NHL draft weekend came when they picked up Troy Brouwer, a leader who loves to hit.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:05 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 06/25/2011

Day 2 of 2011 NHL Entry Draft underway

Capitals have four picks on second day of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

By Katie Carrera  |  11:31 AM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 AM ET, 06/25/2011

George McPhee discusses Washington Capitals’ trade for Troy Brouwer

Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee describes Troy Brouwer as ‘power forward who can get us 20 goals a year and play physical’.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:22 AM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Washington Capitals trade first-round pick in NHL draft to Chicago Blackhawks for Troy Brouwer

Washington makes the first trade of the night at the NHL Entry Draft

By Katie Carrera  |  09:39 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Matt Bradley has not received an offer from Capitals, agent says

Matt Bradley’s agent says the right wing, who will become an unrestricted free agent, has yet to receive an offer from the Caps.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:20 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011

2011-12 Washington Capitals schedule

Washington opens Oct. 8 at home vs. Carolina and must travel to division rival Winnipeg three times.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Capitals’ John Carlson named to NHL all-rookie team

Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson named to NHL all-rookie team, Alex Ovechkin named to second-team all stars.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:43 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  John Carlson

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Semyon Varlamov: ‘I would really like to sign a deal in America’

Semyon Varlamov: ‘I would really like to sign a deal in America’

By Slava Malamud  |  05:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Capitals announce preseason schedule

Washington to play pair of exhibition games against Chicago Blackhawks.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:08 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Report: Semyon Varlamov negotiating with Capitals, continues to garner interest from KHL

Capitals made offer to Semyon Varlamov months ago, according to Russia’s Sport-Express.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:57 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Olie Kolzig’s take on the Capitals’ goaltenders

Olie Kolzig talks about his coaching philiosophies and the Capitals’ goaltenders.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:34 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Olie Kolzig ‘ecstatic to finally come back’ to Washington

Ex-Capitals netminder talks about his return to the team as an associate goaltending coach. He says “fate” intervened to bring him back to the city.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:44 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Capitals hire Olie Kolzig as associate goaltending coach, Dave Prior to resume role as Washington’s NHL goalie coach

Olie Kolzig returns to Washington as associate coach as Dave Prior resumes role as director of goaltending.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:31 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Washington Capitals re-sign Patrick McNeill

Hershey defenseman signs a two-year deal with Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:48 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hershey Bears

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Washington Capitals set dates for development camp

Capitals announce that their annual development camp will be July 11-16.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:35 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Goaltending coach Arturs Irbe won’t return to Capitals

Goaltending coach Arturs Irbe won’t return to Washington for “family and personal reasons.” He spent the past two seasons as the Caps’ goaltending coach, helping the organization’s trio of three young goaltenders.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Dennis Wideman

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:11 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Semyon Varlamov

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Semyon Varlamov

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/05/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Marco Sturm

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Marco Sturm

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 06/04/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Tyler Sloan

A player-by-player look at the season that was for the Washington Capitals.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:56 AM ET, 06/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tyler Sloan

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Reviewing the Capitals’ 2010-11 season: Alexander Semin

For all the offensive talent Alexander Semin possesses, his top criticism is often the lack of consistency in displaying those skills.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:56 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexander Semin

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Mattias Sjogren: ‘I could see myself in Washington’

Newest Capitals forward talks about his contract and opportunity to earn a spot on the opening night roster.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:22 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Capitals sign Swedish forward Mattias Sjogren (updated)

Washington adds undrafted center/right wing Sjogren.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 05/31/2011

NHL announces Atlanta Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg

As expected, True North Sports and Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has come to an agreement to purchase the Thrashers and move the team to Winnipeg, Manitoba.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:13 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Purchase of Thrashers, relocation to Winnipeg to be announced today

Purchase and relocation of the Thrashers is expected to be announced at a news conference at noon Eastern.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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