Tag Archives: Defenseman
Rasmus Sandin Leaves Game Against Buffalo Sabres With Knee Injury After Blocking Shot
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin left Wednesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres with what appeared to be a knee injury. The injury occurred at the end of the second period.
Game No. 500 in the City of Brotherly Love: Capitals’ Trevor van Riemsdyk to Play 500th NHL Game Against Brother James
Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk will take the ice tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers for his 500th career game in the NHL. To add to the milestone, he will be facing brother James, who is a … Continue reading
Former Capitals Defenseman Brooks Orpik On Alex Ovechkin: “Every Time You Doubt Him…He Just Kind Of Turns It Up Another Gear”
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Brooks Orpik played 15 full seasons as an NHL defenseman, the last five of which came as a member and alternate captain of the Washington Capitals. On a recent appearance the That’s Hockey Talk podcast, the former … Continue reading
Goal-Grabbing Gus: Erik Gustafsson Notches Third Multi-Point Game in Last Five Contests
Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ first period against the New York Rangers on Tuesday night was a good start on the road, but through 40 minutes of play, the visitors to Madison Square Garden had accumulated an … Continue reading
van Riemsdyk A-Rollin’: Trevor van Riemsdyk Continues Offensive Hot Streak With Goal Against Maple Leafs
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ defensemen put on a show against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday at Capital One Arena, aided in part by a goal from blueliner Trevor van Riemsdyk in the first period.
John Carlson Scores Shorthanded Goal in His 900th NHL Game
Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington By taking the ice on Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson officially skated in his 900th career NHL game, all spent as a member of the Capitals.
A Shot Of Martini: Martin Fehervary Scores Third Goal in Four Games In Style
The 2021-22 regular season saw the Washington Capitals give rookie defenseman Martin Fehervary an opportunity to become a regular in the lineup on the blueline. The former second-round pick (2018) has made the most of that opportunity, and during the … Continue reading
Down A Defenseman: Justin Schultz Leaves Capitals’ Game Against the Nashville Predators With Upper-body Injury
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While an early goal by hometown forward Joe Snively got the Washington Capitals off to a good start against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, the Caps lost defenseman Justin Schultz early to injury.
Milestone McNugget Minute: John Carlson Ties Dale Hunter For Sixth on Franchise Points List On Daniel Sprong’s Second Period Goal Against Pittsburgh Penguins
When the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins meet, the potential for both teams’ star players to have big nights. On Tuesday in the Steel City, Capitals defenseman John Carlson did just that with an assist in the final minute … Continue reading
Dmitry Orlov’s Performance in 2021: Trending Upward
The 2020-21 season saw Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov prove once again that he is a reliable Top 4, even top pairing blueliner, in today’s NHL. After being a part of the Capitals’ best defensive pairing during their Stanley Cup … Continue reading