Making sure both of their homegrown goalies stick around, the Washington Capitals signed Michal Neuvirth to a $5 million, two-year contract extension Saturday.
Dale Hunter won’t be back with the Capitals next season as the players spoke about losing their head coach and where the team will go from here.
The Washington Capitals held a full practice today a night after evening the series at two games a piece with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
Arlington, VA-The Washington Capitals continued their preparation for the Boston Bruins today and had some good news as Michal Neuvirth practiced today for the first time since being injured April 5th against the Florida Panthers.
Nicklas Backstrom gave the Caps a spark as they blew a two goal lead for the third time in their last five, but held on to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in a shootout.
Arlington, VA-Nicklas Backstrom hasn’t been ruled out for tomorrow as the Caps host the Montreal Canadiens in another must win game.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals come off a 5-1 beat down from the Buffalo Sabres last night and only four players practiced today, but Nicklas Backstrom was one of them and he’s going on the trip to Boston.
Washington, DC-The Caps shutout the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0 for their third win in a row, which put them four points up for the final playoff position.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals held a full practice today without Tomas Vokoun a day after their 5-0 home shutout loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Washington, DC-Alex Ovechkin scored the overtime game winner as the Caps come back with three late goals to beat the New York Islanders and keep their playoff hopes alive.