8:32 PM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014

Caps Insider: Capitals reassign forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have reassigned forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey, allowing the 20-year-old to take the ice in a low-stress environment this weekend. Earlier Monday, the final practice before Washington’s three-game, seven-day road trip to western Canada, Coach Barry Trotz predicted “probably yes” that Wilson would appear on the road trip, something Wilson echoed when speaking to reporters. Read full article >>

Capitals reassign forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have reassigned forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey, allowing the 20-year-old to take the ice in a low-stress environment this weekend. Earlier Monday, the final practice before Washington’s three-game, seven-day road trip to western Canada, Coach Barry Trotz predicted “probably yes” that Wilson would appear on the road trip, something Wilson echoed […]

Horses and hockey: Washington Capitals head west while Verizon Center is occupied

In what has become an annual tradition, Verizon Center will house equines and riders for the Washington International Horse Show for the next six days, and the Washington Capitals are embarking on a seven-day trip touring Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Washington opened its season with four of five games at Verizon Center, enjoying the comforts at home while easing into another long grind ahead. But outside the rink, players focused on their lives. Played with their kids. Took their spouses to dinner. Went about their routines. Read full article >>
CSN Washington 4 hours ago

Captials send Wilson to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned Tom Wilson to their AHL affiliate the Hershey Bears.
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Epix camera crews descend on Kettler

Epix arrived at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Monday to begin filming promotional ads for its all-access series and the 2015 Winter Classic.
CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Capitals top 5 plays of the week: 10-20

Check out the Capitals top 5 plays from the past week!

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 7 hours ago

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.
CSN Washington 11 hours ago

Caps are 3-0-2 but have some work to do

Barry Trotz says the Caps have some work to do. And did he really call Alex Ovechkin a wildflower?
CSN Washington Oct 19, 2014

NHL power rankings: Battle for the basement

Several teams have had rough starts to the season, making the real competition not for the top spot in the NHL power rankings, but for the bottom.

Capitals rookie Liam O’Brien is anything but tongue-tied

The skaters from Washington and San Jose clustered together, chests puffed and brows furrowed, ready for whatever physicality the post-whistle scrum would bring. Among them stood Liam O’Brien, the red-bearded Capitals rookie, and John Scott, the imposing Sharks enforcer. They had drawn close, face to face, ready to spar, before officials separated the pack. As O’Brien retreated, out slipped his tongue, full-extension and aimed at Scott, followed by a wide, cheek-brightening grin. Read full article >>

Goaltender Justin Peters earns win in first Capitals start

His first start in Washington had advanced to the shootouts that always seemed fun, so Justin Peters wiped ice from the crease, stretched and readied for some mono e mono hockey. “I was just enjoying it,” Peters said later, after his shootout save boosted the Capitals to a 2-1 win over Florida, an exhalation after […]

Caps Insider: Goaltender Justin Peters earns win in first Capitals start

His first start in Washington had advanced to the shootouts that always seemed fun, so Justin Peters wiped ice from the crease, stretched and readied for some mono e mono hockey. “I was just enjoying it,” Peters said later, after his shootout save boosted the Capitals to a 2-1 win over Florida, an exhalation after the tense Saturday night. “That’s the mindset and approach I try to take: one save at a time.” Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 19, 2014

Trotz slowly becoming a fan of NHL shootouts

The Capitals led the NHL last season with 21 shootouts. They've already been in three this season.

Capitals Player News

  • 3 Brooks Laich

    Brooks Laich

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

  • 1 Jay Beagle

    Jay Beagle

    Trotz: ‘Outside chance’ at Wilson returning on Canada trip

  • 1 Jason Chimera

    Jason Chimera

    Devils' Martin Havlat wants to play vs. Rangers despite cuts requiring 55 stitches

  • Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin

    Teammates say Ovechkin 'completely buying in'

  • Braden Holtby

    Braden Holtby

    Capital Ups and Downs: Week 2

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