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Oct 20, 2014
Rotoworld
Brooks Laich will miss Washington's three-game road trip in Western Canada because of an apparent shoulder injury.
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Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: Laich Out, Beagle In as Western Trip Begins

Per Mike Vogel, Jay Beagle will make his season debut taking Brooks Laich's spot on the second/third/whatever line (with Laich having been placed on IR), and Michael Latta draws in for Chris Brown on the fourth line. Otherwise, it's status quo (at least to start), so expect the Caps to look something like this: Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Troy Brouwer Jason Chimera - Eric Fehr - Joel Ward Marcus Johansson - Andre Burakovsky - Jay Beagle Liam O`Brien - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Michael Latta Brooks Orpik - John Carlson Karl Alzner - Matt Niskanen Nate Schmidt -...
Washington Post Oct 21, 2014

Caps Insider: Capitals notes: Brooks Laich tells 106.7 about his left shoulder injury

EDMONTON, Canada — Greetings from Edmonton, or more specifically Edmonton International Airport, where the Washington Capitals will soon arrive, bus to practice — 2 p.m. local time — in nearby LeDuc and officially begin their annual western Canada road trip. Forward Tom Wilson has been turfed to Hershey for a rehabilitation stint, forward Jay Beagle should make his season debut Wednesday night vs. the Oilers and forward Brooks Laich has been shelved, expected back once the Capitals re-enter the United States. Read full article >>
Rotoworld Oct 20, 2014

Capitals will place Brooks Laich on IR - Brooks Laich (C) Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich will miss Washington's three-game road trip in Western Canada because of an apparent shoulder injury.
Washington Post Oct 20, 2014

Caps Insider: Brooks Laich (upper body) placed onto injured reserve, will miss three-game road trip

Capitals forward Brooks Laich, who suffered an apparent left shoulder injury Saturday night vs. Florida, will be placed onto short-term injured reserve and will miss this week’s three-game road trip to western Canada, Coach Barry Trotz said. Read full article >>

Brooks Laich (upper body) placed onto injured reserve, will miss three-game road trip

Capitals forward Brooks Laich, who suffered an apparent left shoulder injury Saturday night vs. Florida, will be placed onto short-term injured reserve and will miss this week’s three-game road trip to western Canada, Coach Barry Trotz said. “Not too serious but serious enough where I don’t think he will be quite effective enough in the three […]
CSN Washington Oct 20, 2014

Laich won't join Capitals on road trip

The Capitals will be without right winger Brooks Laich for the next three games. Jay Beagle has been asked to replace him.
Washington Post Oct 18, 2014

Caps Insider: Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffers apparent shoulder injury in shootout win

Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffered what appeared to be a right shoulder injury late during Saturday night’s 2-1 shootout win over Florida, colliding with winger Shawn Thornton in front of Washington’s bench, leaving the ice and disappearing into the locker room. Read full article >>

Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffers apparent shoulder injury in shootout win

Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffered what appeared to be a right shoulder injury late during Saturday night’s 2-1 shootout win over Florida, colliding with winger Shawn Thornton in front of Washington’s bench, leaving the ice and disappearing into the locker room. Coach Barry Trotz did not see the injury to the winger, and initially thought it was […]
Washington Post Oct 13, 2014

Caps Insider: Washington Capitals, Abraham Lincoln, stovepipe hats and bushy beards

Four scores and 33 hours ago, the Washington Capitals returned to their locker room inside TD Garden and turned Brooks Laich into Abraham Lincoln. He was given a black stovepipe hat and a fake black beard. He smiled for a photo. Thanks to his sacrifice that night, absorbing a missile slap shot to the knee during a 4-0 triumph, Laich had become the year’s first “Honest Abe Players’ Player of the Game.” Read full article >>

Second-line center decision coming as Capitals thrust Brooks Laich into the mix

MONTREAL – On the plane ride here, Brooks Laich learned he had been thrust into Washington’s second-line center battle, and as the veteran later recalled, the conversation with Coach Barry Trotz went something like this: “You’re going to play center,” Trotz said. “Okay,” Laich replied, and that was that. At some point before Wednesday’s visit […]

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