Skip to content

Capitals’ Green leaves practice early, questionable for tomorrow

Feb 16, 2013, 3:32 PM EST

Mike Green AP

Capitals defenseman Mike Green might miss out on tomorrow’s game against the Rangers.

Green left team practice early today with what they’re calling a “lower body injury” and coach Adam Oates says his departure was, as CSNWashington.com’s Chuck Gormley shares, “Just a precaution.”

Green has been solid so far this season scoring two goals with five assists in 14 games. Defensively he’s been on top of his game as well while logging big minutes, over 26 per game. If Green can’t play, Tom Poti will take his spot in the lineup alongside Karl Alzner. Poti’s had his struggles early on and with the Caps starting to get things turned around, losing Green for any amount of time is a tough blow.

Latest Posts
  1. Video: Matt Martin ejected for kneeing Trevor Daley

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:02 PM EST

    martindaley

    The frequent Islanders hitter has two long-ago suspensions.

  2. Report: Ben Bishop was hurt during warm-ups

    Mar 3, 2015, 9:24 PM EST

    Ben Bishop AP

    Tough start to Tuesday for goalies.

  3. Elias says Devils never approached him about a trade

    Mar 3, 2015, 7:29 PM EST

    Patrik Elias AP

    He says he’s happy to be in New Jersey.

  4. WATCH LIVE: Sabres at Lightning

    Mar 3, 2015, 6:29 PM EST

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Buffalo Sabres Getty Images

    Could we see an upset or a blowout?

  5. Phaneuf, Cuthbert and Lupul threaten lawsuit after tweet goes to air

    Mar 3, 2015, 5:33 PM EST

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Tampa Bay Lightning Getty Images

    Incident occurred during TSN’s trade deadline day coverage.

  6. Giordano: Surgery is ‘my only option at this point’

    Mar 3, 2015, 3:58 PM EST

    giordanogetty Getty Images

    Flames captain was holding out hope for a “tiny chance” he could keep playing.

  7. Yandle ‘can’t find a weak flaw’ in Rangers’ lineup

    Mar 3, 2015, 3:25 PM EST

    Keith Yandle AP

    Making it “pretty cool to be a part of.”

  8. Cole arrives in Detroit, delivers Benn’s apology to Zetterberg

    Mar 3, 2015, 1:32 PM EST

    San Jose Sharks v Dallas Stars Getty Images

    Ex-Dallas winger could open up playing alongside the Detroit captain.

  9. Video: Kessel says the way Toronto media treats Phaneuf is ‘embarrassing’

    Mar 3, 2015, 1:10 PM EST

    Toronto Maple Leafs Players During Practice Getty Images

    “Is it his fault we’re losing? No. Did he build this team? No.”

Featured video

Reactions from NHL trade deadline
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. M. Giordano (3176)
  2. F. Andersen (3120)
  3. T. Seguin (3030)
  4. K. Okposo (2961)
  5. H. Lundqvist (2878)
  1. N. Horton (2817)
  2. B. Wheeler (2491)
  3. H. Zetterberg (2472)
  4. T. Hall (2434)
  5. P. Kane (2357)