Jul 2, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT
We can say the Capitals are officially strong contenders for the Stanley Cup now that they’ve locked up Tomas Vokoun to be their goalie next season at a discount price.
Jun 29, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT
Restricted free agent to-be Semyon Varlamov won’t be waiting around for the Capitals to make him an offer as he’s headed to the KHL to free up the Caps three-way goalie jumble.
Jun 26, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT
Things could change, but rumors indicate that pending restricted free agent Semyon Varlamov is unlikely to re-sign with the Washington Capitals.
Jun 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Semyon Varlamov has told the Capitals that he’d like to stay in the NHL and sign an extension. The problem is that he’s not willing to take a huge pay cut from the KHL; and SKA St. Petersburg would reportedly offer approximately $4 million.
Jun 16, 2011, 11:31 AM EDT
The Washington Capitals announced that former goalie great Olie Kolzig will mentor new goalies as the team’s associate goalie coach.
Jun 10, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT
Despite a very successful 2010-11 season, Arturs Irbe won’t be Washington’s goalie coach. Read more for how much this might impact the Capitals’ goalie, especially Semyon Varlamov.
May 6, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT
Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov is a bit sour about being made into a backup goalie in Washington but hopeful he can land a starting job somewhere in the NHL next season.
Apr 12, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT
Michal Neuvirth is Washington’s starting goalie, at least for Game 1 of the Rangers-Capitals series.
Apr 1, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT
The NHL named James Reimer as the Rookie of the Month for March.
Mar 27, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT
The Capitals sent red-hot third goalie Braden Holtby down to the minors, settling their goalie debate (to some extent). At least for the moment.
Mar 16, 2011, 7:10 PM EDT
Bruce Boudreau can go with the guy who has playoff experience, the guy who has started most of the games this season, or the kid with the hot hand; but he’s not ready to decide yet.
Mar 15, 2011, 11:21 PM EDT
The Capitals run their win streak to a season-high nine straight games and continue to keep pace with the Flyers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
Mar 14, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT
A great week for rookie goalie Braden Holtby was rewarded as he was named the NHL number one star of the week.
Mar 13, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT
Miss out on today’s NBC Game of the Week between the Caps and Blackhawks? You missed a great one. Don’t worry, we’ve got your highlights here.
Mar 13, 2011, 3:41 PM EDT
The Capitals beat the Blackhawks 4-3 to earn their eighth straight win in an exciting overtime game, as Mike Knuble’s game winner put the exclamation point on an impressive effort by Washington.
Mar 13, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT
Here’s the second period update for a feisty, entertaining 2-2 game between Chicago and Washington.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT
Most teams would struggle with both of their normal starting goalies injured, yet 21-year-old netminder Braden Holtby isn’t just keeping the Capitals’ surge going. He’s also making a case for the No. 1 job, period.
Mar 11, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT
The Caps stay red hot winning their seventh game in a row and take control of second place in the East while extending their lead on Tampa Bay.
Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT
In a game that was grittier than some might expect, the Capitals managed to grind out a shootout win against the Lightning to bolster their Southeast Division lead to two points.
Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
With Semyon Varlamov hurting a little bit, the Caps call on ECHL goalie Todd Ford to back up Michal Neuvirth.
Feb 6, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT
How do the Penguins and Capitals stack up with each other going into today’s game? We break it down for you by the numbers and give you your hookup to join us for NHL Extra during the game.
Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT
While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.
Jan 25, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT
Pekka Rinne barely edged Braden Holtby for the January 17-23rd Save of the Week.
Jan 24, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT
The Capitals offense was once again missing in action, this time not getting shots on goal and losing 2-1 in a shootout with the Rangers.
Jan 24, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT
Cast your vote in the poll to determine which goalie made the Save of the Week: Pekka Rinne, Braden Holtby, Ryan Miller, Kari Lehtonen, Mathieu Garon or Dan Ellis.
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- Bettman: NHL won’t expand ‘just to fulfill somebody’s notion of symmetry’ 8
- Report: Johansen lowers demands, but not low enough 33
- Injuries piling up as preseason schedule begins 11
- Report: Fedorov denies contract offer was made to Johansen 8
- Report: Johansen has gotten no shortage of KHL offers 44
- Update: Drouin out with upper body injury, not expected to miss preseason 1
- Report: NHL officials to participate in preseason without new CBA 1
- Evander Kane: I know I can score 50 goals 16
- ‘C’-less Thornton comes out swing against Wilson’s ‘tomorrow team’ talk 19
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- Report: Johansen has gotten no shortage of KHL offers (44)
- No icing on the PK? The USHL will see how that looks (43)
- Just how damaging are heated negotiations between Jackets, RFA Johansen? (38)