Capitals Insider: Tomas Fleischmann

Posted at 08:57 PM ET, 07/27/2010

Caps re-sign Tomas Fleischmann

The Caps re-signed Tomas Fleischmann to a one-year, $2.6 million contract tonight. The sides had been prepared to go to salary arbitration tomorrow in Toronto. Fleischmann, a 26-year-old center/left wing, set career highs in goals (23) and points (51) last season, despite missing the first 11 games of the season...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  08:57 PM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/13/2010

Backstrom is missing from practice

First line center Nicklas Backstrom is not practicing this morning at KCI, 24 hours after getting a day off. The team has not provided an update on his status, but he's been replaced by Brendan Morrison while Tomas Fleischmann has shifted to center on the second line. As of right...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 02/26/2010

Boudreau puts Caps through grueling practice

Capitals forward Mike Knuble had trouble remembering a practice this year that featured as much skating as Bruce Boudreau put his players through this morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Boudreau had steadily been ramping up the conditioning since the Capitals' non-Olympic players returned to the ice Wednesday after a 10-day...

By Mark Giannotto  |  02:13 PM ET, 02/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:43 AM ET, 02/25/2010

Olympic roundup: U.S. advances; Russia falls

(Julie Jacobson/AP) Some morning links: *Alex Ovechkin: "The will be a lot of dirt poured on us from the media and from people who don't know anything about hockey. But to the people who support and love us, I would like to say that we tried our best." (Heavy...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  05:43 AM ET, 02/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:29 AM ET, 02/18/2010

Jagr, Czechs beat Slovakia in Olympic opener

(Chris Bouroncle/Getty Images) Yes, Caps fans, Jaromir Jagr's name is in the headline, because he played a key role in the Czech Republic's opening win. From the AP: Jaromir Jagr, out of the NHL for two years and now a role player rather than one of hockey's big names,...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:29 AM ET, 02/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 01/07/2010

Boudreau: Karl Alzner could be back soon

One day after Karl Alzner was sent down, Coach Bruce Boudreau said the young defenseman's demotion to the Bears might only be temporary. "We're healthy with eight defensemen and we wanted that right-hand guy in there [Brian Pothier], so if [Alzner] was going to sit out a couple games, why...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:19 PM ET, 01/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/05/2010

Neuvirth in net, Fleischmann moves to center

Michal Neuvirth will make his third consecutive start in goal tonight against Montreal and the Canadiens' top-ranked power-play unit. The most interesting tidbit this morning at KCI, however, was Tomas Fleischmann shifting from left wing to center. Fleischmann hasn't played the position since his days as a junior in Moose...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 12/30/2009

Fleischmann named to Czech Republic's roster

(John McDonnell/The Washinton Post) It's no surprise to anyone who's seen Tomas Fleischmann play this year that the 25-year-old Caps forward will represent his country in Vancouver: When the Czechs take the ice in Vancouver, opposing nations will want to pay strict attention to the team's forwards, who are...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:32 AM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)