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Capitals Insider: August, 2013

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Capitals rookie camp schedule (updated)

Check out the practice schedule for Caps rookie camp, which begins Sept. 5.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rookie camp

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/29/2013

CSN to broadcast 73 Caps games, including two preseason contests

CSN Washington will air 71 regular-season Caps games as well as two preseason contests.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013-14 Schedule, Broadcast schedule

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 08/28/2013

McPhee, Oates not worried about Grabovski’s character

Mikhail Grabovski has an interesting history of off-ice news, but GM George McPhee and Coach Adam Oates aren't worried.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:42 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski, Post Sports Live

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Adaptations to larger ice key for U.S. in Sochi

The U.S. failed to medal in both the 2006 Olympics in Turin and 1998 Olympics in Nagano where games were played on the larger, international ice surface.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:13 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Patrick Kane, Ryan Miller, Sochi 2014

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 08/27/2013

USA Hockey’s Sochi 2014 jerseys unveiled

The Nike jerseys have a neckline inscription that reads, "Land of the free, home of the brave."

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  11:55 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sochi 2014

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Mike Green: 'I've developed a lot' since missing the cut for 2010 Olympics

Mike Green believes he's in better position to challenge for an Olympic roster spot, but an abundance of right-handed defensemen won't help his cause.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Green, Sochi 2014

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2013

David Backes, Sidney Crosby, other NHLers speak out against Russia's anti-gay law

Several NHL players have voiced dissent of Russia's anti-gay law that has made the 2014 Olympics a political flashpoint.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:39 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Backes, Sidney Crosby, Sochi 2014, Zach Parise

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Brian Burke: 'Mikhail Grabovski is just a class act'

Former Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke believes that Mikhail Grabovski will do well with the Capitals under Coach Adam Oates.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:23 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Mikhail Grabovski gives Caps another offensive threat

It's easy to look at the stats from last year and think Grabovski isn't an impact player, but one man's trash is another man's treasure.

By Neil Greenberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski, Statistical analysis

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013

No skating, just team-building at U.S. Olympic camp

No hockey federations had players skate at Olympic orientation camps this summer, but Capitals defensemen John Carlson and Karl Alzner say it might not matter too much.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Sochi 2014, USA Hockey

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 08/24/2013

Patient approach paid off for Caps with Mikhail Grabovski

The Capitals proved to be beneficiaries of the slow free agent market in the latter stages of summer, with the right mix of salary cap space and opportunity, to land Mikhail Grabovski.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:42 PM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, George McPhee, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Backstrom on Mikhail Grabovski: 'I think we needed him'

Nicklas Backstrom on the Capitals' signing of unrestricted free agent center Mikhail Grabovski: "I think we needed him"

By Katie Carrera  |  11:59 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Capitals address center depth with addition of Mikhail Grabovski (updated)

The Capitals answer one of the largest question marks of the offseason by signing Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year deal.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:04 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Reports: Mikhail Grabovski agrees to one-year deal with Capitals

According to a report out of Belarus, unrestricted free agent center Mikhail Grabovski is on the verge of a deal with the Caps.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mikhail Grabovski, Unrestricted free agents

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Karl Alzner determined to prove he belongs on Canada's Olympic team

Karl Alzner understands he's by no means a lock to make Canada's roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but he's ready to show he belongs on the roster.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:01 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Karl Alzner, Sochi 2014, Team Canada

 

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