Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EST
The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EST
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
Apr 13, 2011, 3:29 AM EST
Time for us to put our money where our mouth is and our mouth and our money are banking on chalk to carry the day into the Stanley Cup final where one team will win their first ever Stanley Cup.
Apr 12, 2011, 1:07 PM EST
Michal Neuvirth is Washington’s starting goalie, at least for Game 1 of the Rangers-Capitals series.
Apr 11, 2011, 5:16 PM EST
The Rangers and Capitals get it on again in the playoffs only this time some of the players and the circumstances have changed. We take a look at who we think wins this series and want to know who you think takes it.
Mar 27, 2011, 12:14 PM EST
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 EST
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, 11:46 AM EST
The Capitals keep winning despite losing key players to injury, but they’ll have to deal with another tough blow as Jason Arnott is week-to-week with an undisclosed injury.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:24 AM EST
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, 6:49 PM EST
Mike Milbury previews this Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week between Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals and Jonathan Toews’ Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 8, 2011, 12:28 AM EST
Good news for the Capitals: Bruce Boudreau said that both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are “OK” after being banged up during tonight’s game against Tampa Bay.
Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EST
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.
Mar 4, 2011, 2:21 PM EST
The Caps figure Semyon Varlamov will be out a while longer with an apparent knee injury. It may not even matter when he returns as Michal Neuvirth has taken the starting job away.
Feb 28, 2011, 8:00 AM EST
Who made last week’s best save? Vote in the poll to decide if it was Michal Neuvirth, Antti Niemi, Marc-Andre Fleury, Niklas Backstrom, Miikka Kiprusoff, Cam Ward or Dwayne Roloson.
Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM EST
With Semyon Varlamov hurting a little bit, the Caps call on ECHL goalie Todd Ford to back up Michal Neuvirth.
Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EST
On Sunday March 13th, NBC’s Game of the Week will feature the Chicago Blackhawks trying to earn their way into the playoffs in Washington against the Capitals.
Feb 22, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Michal Neuvirth made two saves that combined to earn him the February 21st Save of the Night.
Feb 21, 2011, 10:40 PM EST
Michal Neuvirth and the Capitals shut out the Penguins for the second straight time, winning this game 1-0.
Feb 21, 2011, 2:00 PM EST
Who made last week’s best save: Niklas Backstrom, Craig Anderson, Cam Ward, Miikka Kiprusoff, Henrik Lundqvist, Antti Niemi or Michal Neuvirth?
Feb 15, 2011, 9:15 AM EST
Michal Neuvirth goes well out of his way to stop Radim Vrbata from scoring by kicking his shot away with the toe.
Feb 15, 2011, 12:25 AM EST
Washington’s struggles continue, meanwhile the Coyotes grab the lead in the Pacific Division with their win.
Feb 9, 2011, 12:06 AM EST
Guess who’s back in the West? The apparent demise of the San Jose Sharks was greatly overstated as their 2-0 win vaulted them into fourth place in the West. Meanwhile, the Capitals offense pulls out another goose egg.
Feb 6, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
The Capitals shut out the Penguins 3-0 in NBC’s Game of the Week. The contest ended in an ugly fashion thanks to a knee-to-knee hit by Matt Cooke on Alex Ovechkin.
Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EST
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 16, 2011, 6:19 PM EST
The Capitals pulled into a virtual tie with the Lightning for the Southeast Division lead thanks to a 3-1 win over the Senators today.
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