Caps Today, 4/1/13

Posted on April 01, 2013 by Ben Guerrero

Today’s Storyline
The Washington Capitals are off Monday and will hold a morning skate at PNC Arena in Carolina at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal last night to extend his point streak to eight games (8g-4a). It was his 18th goal of the season, ranking him tied for fifth in the league in goals. The goal was Ovechkin’s 12th power-play goal this season, the most in the NHL.

Must Read/See/Hear Material
Capitals Voice: Your Capitals Minute for Monday, April 1 / Ovechkin, Johansson Score On The Power Play In The 3rd / Green Scores To Tie The Game In Philadelphia, End of Two Periods / Caps Lead Early On Nicklas Backstrom Goal In Philly / Chatting With Matt Hendricks, As The Caps Meet The Flyers Sunday Night
Monumental Network: Adam Oates Postgame 3/31/13 / Caps Postgame Locker Room 3/31/13 / Adam Oates Pregame 3/31/13 / Brooks Laich 3/31/13 / Two-Man Advantage 3/31/13

Washington Post: Capitals vs. Flyers: Washington loses two-goal lead and falls in overtime, 5-4 / Capitals Insider: Untimely penalty by Troy Brouwer sparks Flyers’ comeback vs. Capitals / Capitals Insider: Michal Neuvirth not feeling well, Capitals recall Philipp Grubauer / Capitals Insider: Mike Green bounces back from mistake vs. Islanders with game-tying goal at Buffalo

Washington Times: Capitals cough up lead, point in OT loss to Flyers / Capitals notes: Michal Neuvirth sidelined again after puck to mask / NHL goaltenders soon to lose some padding / Capitals Watch: With hit on Claude Giroux, fight with Jake Voracek, Steve Oleksy does his job / Capitals Watch: Caps lose two-goal lead, fall in OT at Flyers / Capitals Watch: Michal Neuvirth ‘doesn’t feel great,’ Caps recall Philipp Grubauer / Capitals Watch: Capitals morning skate: Aaron Volpatti in vs. Flyers

CSN Washington: Instant Analysis: Caps shocked in OT / Capitals can’t shut the door on Flyers / Joe B: Flyers rally past Caps / Neuvy not feeling well, Caps recall Grubauer Flyers rally, edge Capitals in OT

Associated Press: Capitals collapse in third period, fall to Flyers in overtime Flyers steal a late one from the Capitals / Caps recall Grubauer due to Neuvirth not feeling well / Caps GM McPhee calls Adam Oates ‘a blend of the two previous coaches’
Reading Eagle: Royals flourish under affiliation with Caps, Bears

Recent Transactions
March 23 Assigned Joey Crabb to Hershey
March 18 Recalled Dmitry Orlov from Hershey

Injury Update
F Eric Fehr – day-to-day
D John Erskine – day-to-day
D Tom Poti – day-to-day


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Caps Today, 3/31/13

March 31, 2013

The Washington Capitals continue a three-game road trip tonight in Philadelphia against the Flyers.


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