Capitals Insider: Morning roundup

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 02/03/2010

Morning roundup: Caps roll to new record

(Elise Amendola/AP) With last night's 4-1 victory over the Bruins -- thanks in part to the outstanding play of goalie Jose Theodore -- the Caps made history. Eleven games, 11 wins, and a whole lot of goals. Was there ever any doubt Washington would find a way to win...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  08:54 AM ET, 02/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 02/01/2010

Morning roundup: Caps win 10th straight

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) The Capitals matched a 26-year-old franchise record of 10 straight wins with yesterday's 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Verizon Center: For much of Sunday's matinee, Alex Ovechkin appeared to be a step off his game. Shots he normally puts on net...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:54 AM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 01/28/2010

Morning roundup: Caps win eighth straight

(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) By the numbers: 8 Consecutive victories for the Caps after last night's 5-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks 2:30 Span in which the Caps scored three goals to open the third period 49 Shots on goal by Washington last night 21 The Caps' point lead...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  08:23 AM ET, 01/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 01/20/2010

Afternoon roundup: Big win, praise for Theodore, 'Mr. Nasty'

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) Update from Tarik, who's working on tomorrow's story: Mike Green was not at practice this morning, but Coach Bruce Boudreau characterized the absence as a "maintenance day" and said the defenseman will play tomorrow against Pittsburgh. Goalie Semyon Varlamov did not practice for the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:18 PM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/18/2010

Morning roundup: Caps stay hot

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) Who needs NFL playoffs? Here's some late-morning reading material: *Caps win sixth in seven games by beating the Flyers, 5-3. (Tarik) *Laich breaks out of his offensive slump with a three-point night. (Geno) *Tom Heath reports that Ted Leonsis faces a Wednesday deadline (that...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 AM ET, 01/08/2010

Morning roundup: The finishing touch

(John McDonnell/The Washington Post) Nicklas Backstrom scored twice in the third period and Alex Ovechkin added a late goal as the Caps beat the Senators, 5-2, at Verizon Center to capture their second win in a row. | Full story » Postgame wrap-up: And now for some morning linkage:...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  05:28 AM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 01/04/2010

Morning roundup: Done with the west coast

The Caps' last journey out west was marked by losses to the Sharks and Kings, so it's probably a relief to be back home in Washington. Tarik is also happy to be home with his family for the first time in 2010, so to give him a little break, Gene...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:19 AM ET, 01/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)