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Capitals Insider: June, 2013

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/30/2013

2013 NHL Draft updates: Capitals take Andre Burakovsky with 23rd pick

Keep up with the Capitals' picks and any significant trade action from around the league during the 2013 NHL Draft, which kicks off at 3 p.m. Sunday in Newark..

By Katie Carrera  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NHL Draft

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 06/29/2013

Capitals' practice facility to host 2014 U.S. Olympic men's team camp

USA Hockey announced Saturday that it will hold orientation camp for the 2014 U.S. Olympic men's national team at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:34 PM ET, 06/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sochi 2014, U.S. Olympic men's hockey team

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Capitals announce 2013-14 preseason schedule

Check out the full preseason schedule.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:28 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Preseason, Schedule

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Capitals 'would always match' offer sheets, McPhee says

General Manager George McPhee wants to maintain roster flexibility heading into draft and says Capitals' would match any offer sheet to their restricted free agents.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George McPhee, offseason, Restricted free agents, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 06/25/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Blackhawks are champions second time in four years

Notes from the Stanley Cup Final and around the NHL.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:52 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup finals, 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Capitals 'not interested' in trading Michal Neuvirth, McPhee says

General Manager George McPhee says the Capitals have no interest in trading Michal Neuvirth. But he's still penciled in as Braden Holtby's backup heading into next season.

By Katie Carrera  |  05:24 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, George McPhee, Goaltenders, Michal Neuvirth, offseason

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Blaine Forsythe to replace Tim Hunter as Caps assistant coach

Capitals video coach Blaine Forsythe will take on new responsibilities as an assistant coach behind the bench and replace Tim Hunter, who will not return to Washington.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:43 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Blaine Forsythe, coaching staff, George McPhee, Tim Hunter

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Blackhawks, Bruins have a foundation the Caps continue to seek

Stable Chicago and Boston endure by playing to their strengths -- something the Caps have yet to figure out how to do.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup finals, 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Analysis

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 06/20/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Blackhawks win Game 4 thriller, even series

A roundup of news and notes from the Stanley Cup final and around the NHL.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:22 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup finals, 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Will the resurgence of Alex Ovechkin include another 50-goal season? Don't bet on it.

Don't bet on it.

By Neil Greenberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Statistical analysis

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Tim Hunter unlikely to return as Caps assistant coach

The Capitals have granted Tim Hunter permission to seek employment elsewhere and it is unlikely he will return as an assistant coach in 2013-14.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, coaching staff, George McPhee, offseason, Tim Hunter

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Hershey Bears name Mike Haviland coach

The Capitals' AHL affiliate has named Mike Haviland as their new head coach.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AHL, Hershey Bears, offseason

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 06/18/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Bruins shut out Blackhawks, take 2-1 series lead

A roundup from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals and other NHL news.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:34 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup finals, 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 06/17/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Bruins, Blackhawks tied up heading into Game 3 in Boston

Rounding up the news and notes of the Stanley Cup Final between the Bruins and Blackhawks heading into Game 3.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup finals, 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 06/16/2013

Alex Ovechkin says fractured foot is healing well

Alex Ovechkin says his foot is "okay" and discusses playing through injuries.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:14 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Injuries, offseason

Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 06/15/2013

Alex Ovechkin wins third Hart Memorial Trophy

Alex Ovechkin has become just the eighth player in NHL history to win the Hart Memorial Trophy as hockey's most valuable player three or more times in his career.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:40 PM ET, 06/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Hart Trophy, NHL awards, offseason

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Alex Ovechkin has 'tons of room to improve,' Adam Oates says

Coach Adam Oates talks about the star winger's progress leading up to the NHL's award presentation. Alex Ovechkin is a finalist for both the Hart Memorial Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award, the winners will be announced Saturday evening.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:06 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Hart Trophy, offseason, Ted Lindsay Award

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 06/13/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final roundup: Andrew Shaw gives Chicago triple-overtime win in Game 1

Rounding up the news and notes from Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Blackhawks and Bruins.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:13 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/12/2013

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Blackhawks, Bruins set for Game 1

A look at some of the storylines to watch and articles of note heading into Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Stanley Cup playoffs

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 06/12/2013

A month after Capitals' playoff elimination, Adam Oates looking forward to next season

Catching up with Coach Adam Oates, who is looking forward to making sure the Capitals continue to improve as individuals and a group in his second season behind the bench.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:10 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, offseason

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Agent: 'No progress at all' between Matt Hendricks and Capitals

Matt Hendricks's agent says that he hasn't discussed a new contract for the gritty winger with the Capitals since the trade deadline.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Matt Hendricks, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Joey Crabb won't return to Washington

Fourth-line winger Joey Crabb "has no intentions" of re-signing with the Capitals according to his agent.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:41 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agency, Joey Crabb, offseason, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2013

NHL closer to making visors mandatory

The NHL's competition committee recommended making visors mandatory for all players entering the league beginning next season.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL, NHL rules, NHLPA, Visors

 

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