Dustin Penner of the Washington Capitals crashes the net in front of Tuukka Rask at TD Garden on March 6, 2014. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Listen to the Latest Edition of ‘Crashing The Net’ (Audio)

The latest edition of the “Crashing The Net” podcast takes a closer examination of the Washington Capitals deadline deals, and a few other notable trades made around the NHL. Listen to all three segments here.

03/07/2014

Slovakia's goalkeeper Jaroslav Halak reacts after a goal during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match Slovakia vs Slovenia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Jaroslav Halák to Make First Start in Net for Capitals

Jaroslav Halák will make his first start in net for the Capitals against the Coyotes on Saturday, head coach Adam Oates confirmed.

03/07/2014

Evgeni Kuznetsov will wear No. 92 for the Capitals. He's seen here in this 2010 photo taken during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Capitals Sign Top Prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov

The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with forward Evgeny Kuznetsov on an entry-level contract beginning this season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced on Saturday.

03/06/2014

Dustin Penner #17 of the Washington Capitals is shoved by Luke Schenn #22 of the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on March 5, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals 6-4. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Timeline of Capitals Deadline Deals for the Passive Hockey Fan

If you’re someone who considers yourself a passive hockey fan, then trade deadline acquisitions can be hard to follow. Here’s a simpler breakdown (with a timeline) explaining the moves the Caps made, and how it will affect the team moving forward.

03/06/2014

Brooks Laich (right) of the Washington Capitals celebrates with Mikhail Grabovski after scoring in the first period against the Edmonton Oilers at the Verizon Center on in Washington, D.C.  (Photo credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Mystery: Who’s the Player Laich Said ‘Rocked the Boat’ in Caps Locker Room?

Brooks Laich seems pleased with the Caps deadline acquisitions thus far, although he’s leery from one previous “bad apple” who “rocked the boat a little bit.” But who???

03/05/2014

Dustin Penner #17 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild for the puck in the second period at Honda Center on January 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Caps Acquire Dustin Penner for 4th-Round Pick

The Washington Capitals have acquired 31-year-old left winger Dustin Penner, Bob McKenzie of TSN is reporting.

03/04/2014

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Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia’s Hockey Performance in Sochi

Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia’s hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery.

02/25/2014

John Carlson #4 of the United States skates off as Finland celebrates after the Men's Ice Hockey Bronze Medal Game on Day 15 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Finland defeated the United States 5-0. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

John Carlson Breaks Media Silence Since Returning from Sochi

John Carlson spoke to the media Tuesday, for the first time since returning from Sochi and representing the U.S. in a losing effort to claim a medal in Olympic Hockey.

02/25/2014

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin to Join Capitals for Practice on Tuesday

Alex Ovechkin will resume practice with the Washington Capitals on Tuesday after a disappointing Olympics and a health scare involving his father.

02/24/2014

Jonathan Quick #32 of the United States looks on in the third period against Finland during the Men's Ice Hockey Bronze Medal Game on Day 15 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s Hockey Falls 5-0 to Finland in Bronze Medal Game

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 26-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games.

02/22/2014

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