Tomas Vokoun was the first goalie off the ice at Wednesday’s morning skate, and the team announced shortly after he will start between the pipes against the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.
After the emergence of Braden Holtby the Washington Capitals felt they had one goaltender too many. As such, on Monday the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Tomas Vokoun from the Caps in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick.
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.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals practiced today one day after knowing they’ll be without their star center Nicklas Backstrom tomorrow in game four due to a game three match penalty and a one-game suspension.
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.
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-Alex Ovechkin get’s his second overtime game winner of their five game homestand as the Caps get a much needed two points with a 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Arlington, VA-Tomas Vokoun is back in net as the Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning in a “must-win” game.
Arlington, VA-Nicklas Backstrom is in Sweden as the Caps hope to salvage their five game homestand by hosting the Carolina Hurricanes tomrorow.