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CSN Washington Dec 15, 2014

Caps winning more with Laich than without him

The Capitals are seven games over .500 with Brooks Laich in the lineup and three games under .500 without him.
Rotoworld Dec 6, 2014

Brooks Laich gets two points in 4-1 win - Brooks Laich (C) Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich enjoyed a two-point night in the Capitals’ 4-1 win over the Devils on Saturday.
CSN Washington Dec 2, 2014

Laich scores first goal of season in style

Brooks Laich scored his first goal of the 2014-15 season on Tuesday but did it with style. Check out Laich's dazzling goal here.
Washington Post Dec 1, 2014

Caps Insider: Brooks Laich returned from shoulder injury without issue in back-to-back games

The morning after Brooks Laich played his first game in exactly three weeks, the Capitals forward felt relaxed. His previous comeback attempt from a left shoulder injury had ended with frustration and soreness, issues that sent him back to the sidelines, but Saturday in Toronto, Laich found he missed the aftermath of simply being back on the ice. Read full article >>

Brooks Laich returned from shoulder injury without issue in back-to-back games

The morning after Brooks Laich played his first game in exactly three weeks, the Capitals forward felt relaxed. His previous comeback attempt from a left shoulder injury had ended with frustration and soreness, issues that sent him back to the sidelines, but Saturday in Toronto, Laich found he missed the aftermath of simply being back […]
CSN Washington Nov 28, 2014

Pregame primer: Laich expected to return

The Capitals are hoping the addition of Brooks Laich can fuel an offense that has gone two games without an even-strength goal.
Washington Post Nov 28, 2014

Caps Insider: Pregame notes: Brooks Laich returns to lineup, playing left wing

Hours after the Washington Capitals activated him from injured reserve, forward Brooks Laich will return to the lineup Friday night to face the New York Islanders, Coach Barry Trotz said. “Yes,” Trotz said when asked if Laich would play. Read full article >>

Pregame notes: Brooks Laich returns to lineup, playing left wing

Hours after the Washington Capitals activated him from injured reserve, forward Brooks Laich will return to the lineup Friday night to face the New York Islanders, Coach Barry Trotz said. “Yes,” Trotz said when asked if Laich would play. After suffering a left shoulder injury Oct. 18 against Florida, Laich missed 15 of the next […]
Japers' Rink Nov 28, 2014

Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: The Return of Brooks Laich?

Without the benefit of a morning skate, it's hard to know exactly what the Caps' lineup will look like tonight as they host the Islanders in the back-end of a home-and-home series, but there are rumblings that Brooks Laich could return to the lineup, so there's that. We'll know more as puck-drop approaches, but for now, here's what the Caps looked like to start Wednesday night's game: Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Tom Wilson Marcus Johansson - Andre Burakovsky - Troy Brouwer Jason Chimera - Jay Beagle - Joel Ward Liam O`Brien - Evgeny Kuznetsov -  Eric Fehr ...
Washington Post Nov 28, 2014

Caps Insider: Capitals active forward Brooks Laich from injured reserve

The Washington Capitals have activated forward Brooks Laich off injured reserve, paving the way for his return from a left shoulder injury that has sidelined him for all but six games this season. Laich initially suffered the injury Oct. 18 vs. Florida when he collided with Shawn Thornton and immediately disappeared into the locker room, holding the injured area. He missed seven straight games then returned for a 3-2 victory in Chicago that snapped the Capitals’ five-game winless slide. But Laich reinjured himself against the Blackhawks, an occurrence he later attributed to the desire...

Capitals active forward Brooks Laich from injured reserve

The Washington Capitals have activated forward Brooks Laich off injured reserve, paving the way for his return from a left shoulder injury that has sidelined him for all but six games this season. Laich initially suffered the injury Oct. 18 vs. Florida when he collided with Shawn Thornton and immediately disappeared into the locker room, […]
Japers' Rink Nov 25, 2014

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.

Brooks Laich Photos

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