Jul 12, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT
As it turns out, the Capitals weren’t the only team in the running for Tomas Vokoun. A translated report indicates that the Red Wings had some interest, too. This post explains why Washington won the Vokoun derby.
Jul 11, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT
If you thought the Capitals signed Tomas Vokoun to look pretty on the bench while Michal Neuvirth started games, you might be disappointed to know that Bruce Boudreau believes Vokoun is their #1 guy.
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.
May 4, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT
To little surprise, Bruce Boudreau wasn’t in a particularly forthcoming mood about his job security, Mike Green’s injury or which goalie he’ll start in Game 4.
May 3, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The Lightning continued their streak of strong play in third periods by stunning the Capitals to take a 3-0 series lead. This post answers your natural question: what’s wrong with Washington?
May 1, 2011, 10:52 PM EDT
The Lightning rode great performances by Dwayne Roloson, Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier and some lucky bounces to a 3-2 OT win against the Capitals. The Bolts go back to Tampa Bay with a shocking 2-0 lead in the series.
May 1, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT
Game 2 can be pivotal in a series and the Capitals and Red Wings find themselves hoping to make sure they don’t head into Game 3 in an 0-2 hole.
Apr 29, 2011, 11:33 AM EDT
Hockey Central’s Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take a look ahead to the Eastern Conference semifinal series between Washington and Tampa Bay that starts tonight at 7 p.m. ET
Apr 29, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
If yesterday’s one game was the appetizer, today is the main course with a pair of series kicking off their own second round matchups.
Apr 28, 2011, 9:41 PM EDT
The Eastern Conference second round doesn’t get going until tomorrow night, but that’s not going to stop us from sounding off on who we think advances to the Eastern Conference final.
Apr 28, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT
The Capitals and Lightning know each other well as division rivals, but will Washington get the best of Tampa Bay in the playoffs too? Share your thoughts on how this series will shape up in the poll.
Apr 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
The Penguins might be leading their series with Tampa Bay, but they’ve got a reason or two to be nervous. Also, Washington’s toughness, the joy of a rivalry, Jon Quick’s bounce-back game, and Flyers goalie roulette.
Apr 23, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT
Check out all the goals plus Net Cam highlights from Game 5 between the Rangers and Capitals.
Apr 23, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT
The Capitals won’t be having a repeat of last year’s first round playoff collapse as they took out the Rangers 3-1 this afternoon to win the series 4-1.
Apr 23, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT
Alex Ovechkin showed the Rangers why he still the most dangerous forward on the ice, meanwhile the Rangers power play continues to let them down as they trail 2-0 after two periods.
Apr 23, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT
After a dominating first period, the Capitals lead the Rangers 1-0 but they might be without Mike Green after a scary injury.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT
Watch the Capitals try to defend home ice and move on to the second round against the Rangers in Game 5 with us at NHL Extra.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:40 PM EDT
If the Rangers want to keep their series with the Capitals alive and hold out hope of upsetting the top seeded Caps, there’s a few things they’ll need to do today to make it happen.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EDT
The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.
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