Capitals Insider: Florida Panthers


Posted at 11:31 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Capitals fall to Panthers 4-3 in overtime

Washington has earned points in each of the past nine games, but after allowing three power play goals to a Florida Panthers team with aleague-worst success rate with a man-advantage and squandering an opportunity to perhaps leave Sunrise with two points, the Capitals weren't in the mood to look on...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:31 PM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 01/09/2011

Caps get the goals they need, beat Panthers 3-2

Washington earned a much-needed win over a Southeast Division foe Saturday night at Verizon Center, defeating the Panthers, 3-2, with clutch third-period goals after weeks of struggling to score at critical junctures of games or with much regularly at all. In describing his game-winning tally after the contest, Alex Ovechkin...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:23 AM ET, 01/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/08/2011

Capitals look to set a tone early against Panthers

Washington's first meeting of the season against the Panthers came in the midst of its eight-game skid with Florida taking a rare two points away from Verizon Center in a 3-0 win on Dec. 9. That contest was the lone Florida win over the Capitals in the past seven contests...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 01/08/2011

Semyon Varlamov first goaltender off the ice for Capitals

As expected, Semyon Varlamov was the first goaltender off the ice for the Capitals this morning at KCI meaning he should make his fifth straight start tonight at Verizon Center against the Florida Panthers. Some other quick notes from the morning skate: --Mathieu Perreault said on Friday that he didn't...

By Katie Carrera  |  10:58 AM ET, 01/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers

Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Capitals shut out for third time in 11 games, lose 3-0 to Panthers

There are few occasions where one would imagine that the Washington Capitals, who have owned one of the top two power plays in the NHL each of the past two seasons, would go 0 for 8 in a single contest. But that's exactly what happened Thursday and it was a...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:55 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Open thread: Capitals vs. Panthers

The Washington Capitals (18-8-3) will look to avoid a fourth straight loss when they host the Southeast Division rival Florida Panthers (12-14-0) tonight at Verizon Center. Chat about the game in the comments below, or join the conversation on Twitter and see your tweets here by using #caps. Faceoff: 7...

By Washington Post sports editors  |  06:55 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers | Tags:  Capitals vs. Panthers, Capitals-Panthers

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Tonight's lineup: Panthers at Caps

Mike Green and Scott Hannan will be paired together for the first time tonight against Florida as the Capitals try to snap a three-game losing streak and get back on track. Also, Eric Fehr and David Steckel return to the lineup after being healthy scratches Monday night. Here's what the...

By Katie Carrera  |  06:37 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 12/09/2010

Semyon Varlamov first goaltender off the ice

The every-other-game rotation between goaltenders for the Capitals appears set to continue as Semyon Varlamov was the first netminder off the ice this morning, meaning he will likely get the start against the Florida Panthers tonight. Varlamov is 4-1 since returning from a groin injury and has stopped 140 of...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:05 AM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers, Florida Panthers