The Capitals, on short rest, received an unexpected early-morning fire alarm wake-up call; Barry Trotz jokingly blamed Philly fans.
Andrew Shaw knocked in a rebound at 1:47 of overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night in the teams’ preseason finale.
Change was imminent for the Capitals. After losing both Matt Hendricks and Mike Ribeiro to Free Agency, here’s an updated list of all offseason transactions that will affect Washington’s 2013-14 roster.
Coach Adam Oates emphasized the importance of the Caps not letting up when they get a lead, a mentality they exercised in Game 1, scoring their third goal just 46 seconds after the second Thursday. They’ll have to “keep the pedal down” to hold serve at home against the Rangers in Game 2.
The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to tie the series at two games a piece as Braden Holtby stopped 44 shots in the win.
Washington, DC-The Caps fall 4-1 to the Boston Bruins, but might of lost more than the game as Brooks Laich left in the second period and didn’t return.
Washington, DC-The Caps came up big on Mike Knuble’s 1000th game ending the Nashville Predators five game winning streak beating them 4-1 at Verizon Center.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals shuffled their forward lines today as they prepare to exact some revenge on the hot Nashville Predators tomorrow.
Washington, DC-The Capitals fall for only their second time at Verizon Center this season getting blown out 6-3 by the New York Rangers.
The Caps ended their two game slide with a 3-1 win on the road in New Jersey in the first of a home and home with the Devils.