Tag Archives: Peter Laviolette

Capitals Hold Optional Skate On Wednesday

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday afternoon following their 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night. The same two teams will do battle again Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for just after … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Craig Anderson: “He Gave Us A Chance To Win, Especially Early On”

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following Sunday’s 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Capital One Arena. He discussed goaltender Craig Anderson‘s strong game today and the team’s power-play success.

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start Tonight; Ilya Samsonov Will Return To Washington Today: News From Capitals Morning Skate

After a day off on Wednesday, the Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Thursday morning for final preparations ahead of tonight’s tilt with the Buffalo Sabres. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00 p.m. Here’s the latest from MedStar:

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Peter Laviolette Agrees Work Needs To Be Done, But The Last Few Games Have Shown Improvement

After an impressive month of January, the Washington Capitals have started the month of February with a dose of reality, losing their first three games of the month. And while that may leave many of the Caps faithful with a … Continue reading

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Philippe Maillet To Make NHL Debut vs. Flyers, Lars Eller Returns; T.J. Oshie, Jakub Vrana Out For Capitals

Forwards Jakub Vrana, who was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list on Saturday night, and T.J. Oshie, who missed practice on Saturday due to maintenance (upper-body injury), are unavailable for the Washington Capitals against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday … Continue reading

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TJ Oshie And Jakub Vrána Take Maintenance Days, Lars Eller Returns To Full Contact Practice: News From Capitals Practice

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning following a day off on Friday. They will next host a two-game set with the Philadelphia Flyers that begins on Sunday with the Capitals traditional pre-Super Bowl game. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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A Look At How Some Of The New Capitals Have Performed This Season

Photo: SI Due to a flat salary cap for the next three years, the Washington Capitals were one of many teams that were forced to make a number of roster changes over the past offseason. With 20 percent of the … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette On Learning New Things About Alex Ovechkin: “He’s A Good Human Being”

Washington Capitals bench boss Peter Laviolette was a guest on 106.7 The Fan on Monday. During his segment he was asked about Alex Ovechkin and the process of working him back into the lineup following his 10 days on the … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Provides Update On Justin Schultz: “Our Docs Did A Tremendous Job At Taking Care Of Him, And Putting Him Back Together”

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals bench boss Peter Laviolette was a guest on 106.7 The Fan on Monday morning. During the segment, Laviolette was asked about the status of Justin Schultz, who took a puck to the face … Continue reading

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No Update On Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Ilya Samsonov

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette did not have an update on captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, defenseman Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov after all four entered the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on January 21. Laviolette ruled … Continue reading

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