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  1. 2011-12 season preview: Washington Capitals

    Oct 3, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Can the Capitals finally get over the hump in a pivotal 2011-12 season? It’s hard to say no after they added a legitimate top goalie in Tomas Vokoun.

  2. Detroit shouldn’t be offended by Tomas Vokoun’s reasons for choosing Washington

    Sep 7, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Florida Panthers v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Some might view Tomas Vokoun’s comments as bulletin board material for the Red Wings, but the biggest factors point to the fact that Washington just made more sense for the underrated goalie.

  3. Michal Neuvirth wants to challenge Tomas Vokoun for Caps #1 goalie job

    Aug 25, 2011, 2:36 PM EDT

    Michal Neuvirth

    Michal Neuvirth says he wants to challenge new guy and childhood hero Tomas Vokoun for the #1 job in goal. That’s cute.

  4. Arturs Irbe left Capitals job as goalie coach because he wanted to do more

    Aug 4, 2011, 7:42 PM EDT

    Washington-Capitals-logo

    So why did former NHL goalie Arturs Irbe leave his position as goalie coach of the Capitals? It’s a reason a lot of regular folks can identify with.

  5. Neuvirth on Vokoun: “He’s a goalie I always looked up to”

    Aug 2, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Michal Neuvirth

    Despite watching Caps GM George McPhee sign an outsider to take the #1 goaltending spot, Michal Neuvirth is saying all the right things as he prepares for next season.

  6. Why ‘sad goalie’ Tomas Vokoun isn’t a member of the Detroit Red Wings

    Jul 12, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

    Florida Panthers v Pittsburgh Penguins

    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.

  7. Surprise to no one: Coach Bruce Boudreau says Tomas Vokoun should be Capitals #1 goalie

    Jul 11, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    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.

  8. Net reinforcement: Capitals sign goalie Tomas Vokoun to one year, $1.5 million deal

    Jul 2, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun

    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.

  9. Report: Semyon Varlamov headed to KHL next season rather than re-sign with Capitals

    Jun 29, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT

    Semyon Varlamov

    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.

  10. Semyon Varlamov’s future with Capitals, NHL remains uncertain

    Jun 26, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    Things could change, but rumors indicate that pending restricted free agent Semyon Varlamov is unlikely to re-sign with the Washington Capitals.

  11. Varlamov wants to stay with the Caps, only if the price is right

    Jun 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Anaheim Ducks

    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.

  12. Washington Capitals make Olie ‘Godzilla’ Kolzig their new associate goalie coach

    Jun 16, 2011, 11:31 AM EDT

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    Olaf Kolzig

    The Washington Capitals announced that former goalie great Olie Kolzig will mentor new goalies as the team’s associate goalie coach.

  13. Capitals part ways with goalie coach Arturs Irbe

    Jun 10, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    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.

  14. Bitter Semyon Varlamov hopeful to stay in NHL next year after being Caps backup

    May 6, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT

    Semyon Varlamov

    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.

  15. Bruce Boudreau’s mum about job questions, Mike Green’s status or starting goalie

    May 4, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    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.

  16. Lightning take a shocking 3-0 series lead; Who’s to blame in Washington?

    May 3, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT

    malonewinsit

    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?

  17. Vincent Lecavalier scores twice, Lightning stun Capitals in OT to take 2-0 series lead

    May 1, 2011, 10:52 PM EDT

    Vincent Lacavalier, Teddy Purcell

    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.

  18. Red Wings and Capitals seek to avoid going down 2-0 in their series today

    May 1, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Eric Brewer

    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.

  19. Video: Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick preview Washington-Tampa Bay series

    Apr 29, 2011, 11:33 AM EDT

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    Matt Hendricks, Steve Downie

    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

  20. Star-studded affairs highlight Friday’s second round Game 1’s

    Apr 29, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Adam Hall, Mattias Ohlund, Alex Ovechkin

    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.

  21. PHT Predicts: Second round of Eastern Conference playoffs

    Apr 28, 2011, 9:41 PM EDT

    Vincent Lecavalier, Alex Ovechkin

    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.

  22. Eastern Conference semifinals: Lightning-Capitals; Who do you have?

    Apr 28, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Alexander Semin, Victor Hedman, Steven Stamkos

    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.

  23. Five Thoughts: Why the Penguins should be nervous; Washington’s hockey renaissance

    Apr 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Steven Stamkos

    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.

  24. Video: Every goal from Game 5 of Rangers-Capitals, plus Net Cam highlights

    Apr 23, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Five

    Check out all the goals plus Net Cam highlights from Game 5 between the Rangers and Capitals.

  25. No repeat of last year: Capitals take out Rangers 3-1, win series 4-1

    Apr 23, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom

    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.

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