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Brooks Laich (shoulder) might play on Saturday, but that's far from certain.
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Tuesday Caps Clips: Injury Updates and Quarter-Mark Evals

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Updates on Laich, Green and others, quarter-mark evaluations and much more. Your savory breakfast links: The Caps took four of the six points that were on the table last week, but did the individual efforts reflect those solid results? [Rink] Stepping back a bit for a look at the season so far, 20 games in. [Rink, WaPo, Capitals Voice, RMNB] News and notes from yesterday out at Kettler: In general. (Spoiler: Brooks Laich says he's ready to go, and why would anyone doubt him?) [Monumental video...
Washington Post Nov 24, 2014

Caps Insider: Injury updates: Brooks Laich, Liam O’Brien nearing return

As the Washington Capitals finished practice Monday afternoon, Coach Barry Trotz skated over to forward Brooks Laich and asked how he was feeling. More than five weeks had passed since Laich hurt his left shoulder, but now he was dressed in a green sweater, absorbing contact for the first time since re-injuring himself in a failed comeback. Read full article >>

Injury updates: Brooks Laich, Liam O’Brien nearing return

As the Washington Capitals finished practice Monday afternoon, Coach Barry Trotz skated over to forward Brooks Laich and asked how he was feeling. More than five weeks had passed since Laich hurt his left shoulder, but now he was dressed in a green sweater, absorbing contact for the first time since re-injuring himself in a […]
CSN Washington Nov 24, 2014

Laich says he wants to be ready this time around

Brooks Laich says his shoulder wan't fully healed when he returned to the lineup on Nov. 7. He wants to be sure this time.
Washington Post Nov 22, 2014

Caps Insider: Capitals reassign Chris Brown to AHL, paving way for Brooks Laich’s return

The Washington Capitals reassigned forward Chris Brown to their American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, a space-clearing move coinciding with forward Liam O’Brien returning to practice from an upper-body injury and forward Brooks Laich nearing a comeback from his shoulder issue. Read full article >>

Capitals reassign Chris Brown to AHL, paving way for Brooks Laich’s return

The Washington Capitals reassigned forward Chris Brown to their American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, a space-clearing move coinciding with forward Liam O’Brien returning to practice from an upper-body injury and forward Brooks Laich nearing a comeback from his shoulder issue. Called up Nov. 14 to face the New Jersey Devils that night, Brown traveled […]
Rotoworld Nov 20, 2014

Brooks Laich (shoulder) might return Saturday - Brooks Laich (C) Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich (shoulder) might play on Saturday, but that's far from certain.
CSN Washington Nov 19, 2014

Capitals' wait for Laich continues

The Capitals were hoping Brooks Laich would play for them during their three-game road trip. He won't.
Washington Post Nov 19, 2014

Caps Insider: Brooks Laich (shoulder) wants to be patient after setback following rushed comeback from injury

DENVER — The uncertain timetable for his recovery from a left shoulder injury remained even as Capitals forward Brooks Laich began practicing again, but the lessons learned from rushing back too soon, he hoped, would create caution this time around. Less than three weeks after incurring the injury during a collision against Florida, Laich wanted to return and help Washington break its winless streak in Chicago. The Capitals did, and Laich got hurt again. Read full article >>

Brooks Laich (shoulder) wants to be patient after setback following rushed comeback from injury

DENVER – The uncertain timetable for his recovery from a left shoulder injury remained even as Capitals forward Brooks Laich began practicing again, but the lessons learned from rushing back too soon, he hoped, would create caution this time around. Less than three weeks after incurring the injury during a collision against Florida, Laich wanted […]
CSN Washington Nov 18, 2014

NBC's Keith Jones on Brooks Laich's future with Caps

Former Caps player and current NBC analyst Keith Jones weighed in on the future of Brooks Laich with the Capitals.
Washington Post Nov 18, 2014

Caps Insider: Trotz hoping latest tweaks will give Kuznetsov ‘a little more skill to play with’

GLENDALE, Ariz. — With the Washington Capitals moving toward full health among their forwards corps — Brooks Laich (shoulder) and Liam O’Brien (lower body) are the lone holdouts — Coach Barry Trotz flanked center Evgeny Kuznetsov with new linemates, a move he hoped would give the 22-year-old “a little more skill to play with.” Read full article >>

Trotz pleased with Tom Wilson’s return, wants ‘more of our guys to stick up for him’

ST. LOUIS – Saturday morning here at Scottrade Center, a small group of injured Washington Capitals – and defenseman Jack Hillen – worked out under the watch of assistant coach Todd Reirden, a quick conditioning skate to keep everyone in shape. Forward Brooks Laich and defenseman Dmitry Orlov, both on injured reserve, stayed late, exhausting […]

Capitals place Brooks Laich on injured reserve, recall Chris Brown

The Washington Capitals have placed forward Brooks Laich on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 7, and recalled Chris Brown from their American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, the team announced Friday afternoon. Laich has battled left shoulder issues since incurring the injury Oct. 18 against Florida during a collision with forward Shawn Thornton. He missed […]

Wilson possible for Saturday; Laich ‘a little more unclear’

Their winning streak extended to three games, the Washington Capitals returned to practice without Tom Wilson and Brooks Laich, who skated earlier Wednesday morning as their rehabilitation continues from recent injuries. “We were going to play it day-by-day,” Trotz said. “It was just going to be a decision on how they felt this morning and […]

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