Capitals Insider: Los Angeles Kings

Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 01/02/2010

Kings 2, Caps 1

The Caps received encouraging news after the game when Coach Bruce Boudreau revealed that the reason Nicklas Backstrom missed almost all of the final two periods was a migraine headache and not something more serious. That, however, was the end of the good news for the Caps, who have...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  10:20 PM ET, 01/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 01/02/2010

Today's lineup: Caps at Kings

Michal Neuvirth will start in goal this afternoon for the Caps, who are attempting to bounce back from a pair of ugly losses. The rookie will oppose Jonathan Quick, one of three Kings named to the U.S. Olympic team yesterday. Eric Fehr, as we suspected based on Bruce Boudreau's comments...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  03:38 PM ET, 01/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 PM ET, 01/01/2010

Boudreau: 'We don't want it to spin out of control'

For the second day in a row, Bruce Boudreau meant business. The coach started practice with about 10 minutes worth of sprints and end-to-end rushes -- and things never really slowed down. "If you're not going to work hard in the game, you're going to work hard in practice," Boudreau...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  08:32 PM ET, 01/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Caps trade off day for hard practice

Bruce Boudreau had toyed with the idea of giving his players the day off in sunny Los Angeles today. But apparently Wednesday's 5-2 loss in San Jose made the coach have a change of heart. Everyone is on the ice for practice at Toyota Sports Center, the Kings' practice rink...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  02:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)