Brooks Laich

during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Wells Fargo Center on December 17, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Laich: Flyers’ Schenn Put Himself in ‘Vulnerable Position’ Before Wilson Hit

Brooks Laich doesn’t fully blame Caps teammate Tom Wilson for viciously colliding with Flyers’ defenseman Brayden Schenn at full speed – which sent Schenn flying into the boards – with minutes remaining in the 2nd period of the Caps’ 5-2 loss to Philadelphia Tuesday evening.

12/18/2013

Brooks Laich

Laich: Gun-Shy Teammate Had to Drink 6 Beer to Give Urine Sample

When on with the Junkies Wednesday – in light of a recent story about Mike Tyson using a whizzinator to evade failed drug tests – Laich was asked about the drug testing process, and how close in proximity the urine collector stands to players as they’re administering urine.

11/13/2013

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)

Four Capitals Veterans Talk About Rookie Hazing within Organization

Four current Caps’ veterans – Joel Ward, Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer and Karl Alzner – were asked about rookie hazing in hockey. Here are their responses, regarding the “traditions” involving rookies that take place within the Capitals locker room.

11/06/2013

New York Islanders v Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich ‘Not Surprised’ Emery Attacked Capitals’ Goalie

Brooks Laich was the latest Capital to speak publicly on Philly goalie Ray Emery attacking Braden Holtby last week, saying he wasn’t surprised, having played with Emery in the past, that he would do something like that — in an interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Tuesday.

11/06/2013

From the left: Julian, Bubbles, Rick. (Credit: Trailer Park Boys Facebook Page)

Check Out One of Brooks Laich’s Favorite TV Shows: Trailer Park Boys

One of Brooks Laich’s favorite television shows is called “Trailer Park Boys,” a Canadian mockumentary television series that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents living in a fictional town in Nova Scotia.

10/30/2013

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals skates on October 5, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Credit: Anthony Vence/Getty Images)

Brooks Laich Doesn’t Remember Who He Fought in Dallas, Or Why

As Brooks Laich described an end-of-game scuffle he was involved in in Dallas last week during his interview with the Junkies, it became clear that hockey players are so desensitized to fighting, sometimes they don’t remember who they fought or what prompted it.

10/09/2013

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Laich: Caps ‘Right on the Cusp; Closer Than Ever Before’

Brooks Laich, in his weekly appearance with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan, said the 2013-14 Capitals squad is a solid, solid team that’s right on the cusp, and uhh … closer now than they’ve ever been in his tenure with the franchise.

10/03/2013

Hockey player Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 20, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Brooks Laich Already ‘Sick and Tired’ of Talking About His Injury

Brooks Laich, who missed the vast majority of the Caps’ regular season in 2012-13, and all of the playoffs, reported to training camp with another, very minor, unrelated injury, and he’s already “sick and tired of talking about” it, as he told the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday.

09/25/2013

Washington Redskins v Green Bay Packers

Laich on RGIII’s Knee Brace: ‘You Just Can’t Do the Same Things That You’re Used to Doing’

Capitals’ center Brooks Laich, who says he’s “100%” after giving everyone a good injury scare on the first day of training camp, lent his first-hand account Thursday to how a knee brace can limit an athlete’s mobility, in relation to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

09/19/2013

Brooks Laich. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Caps’ Laich Hoping Latest Injury Won’t Cause Repeat of Last Season

For five seasons beginning in the fall of 2007, Brooks Laich was there virtually every night for the Capitals, missing just four games. But a right groin that wouldn’t heal limited Washington’s most versatile player to just nine games, none in the gut-wrenching seven-game playoff loss to the New York Rangers.

09/12/2013

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