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Capitals Insider Archive: Atlanta Thrashers

Capitals shutout for seventh time this season, fall 1-0 to Thrashers

The Capitals did everything they've emphasized in trying to spark their offense out of its midseason hibernation -- they crashed the net, got second chance shots, cycled, created movement in the offensive zone -- and yet they still couldn't find a way to put the puck in the net behind...

By Katie Carrera  | January 27, 2011; 12:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers, Bruce Boudreau  
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Open thread: Capitals at Thrashers

Faceoff: 7 p.m., Philips Arena; TV: CSN; Radio: 1500 AM.shsMiniCopyright {display: none; } .shsMiniCopyrightText { display: none;} var now = new Date(); var nowSecs = now.getTime(); document.write( ' ' ); Update: 6:37 p.m. Based on warm-up here's what the lineup should look like against Atlanta: Forwards Ovechkin-Backstrom-Chimera Laich-Perreault-Beagle Hendricks-Johansson-Knuble...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | January 26, 2011; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (205)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers, Lineups  
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Capitals look to capture two points in Atlanta

Tonight's contest is the final meeting of the regular season between the Capitals and Thrashers. Atlanta has had Washington's number this season as the Capitals are 2-3-0 against the Thrashers and have not won at Philips Arena yet this year. Heading into this game both teams are anxious to pick...

By Katie Carrera  | January 26, 2011; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers, Mike Green, Mike Knuble  
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Semyon Varlamov to start, Matt Bradley to return against Thrashers

Semyon Varlamov was the first goaltender off the ice at Philips Arena and looks set to make his first start since Jan. 14 against Vancouver tonight in the Capitals' final meeting of the regular season against the Thrashers. Also, Matt Bradley will likely return to the lineup after missing 14...

By Katie Carrera  | January 26, 2011; 12:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers  
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Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau: Southeast is 'the toughest division in the East right now'

It was only a matter of time before the Capitals would no longer be able to take their division for granted. "Those easy games are not there anymore," Coach Bruce Boudreau said this morning during his regular appearance on 105.9 The Edge. "When the [other] Southeast Division teams lose the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | January 10, 2011; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers, Bruce Boudreau, Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Winter Classic  
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Caps reeling from 'frustrating' loss to Atlanta

(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) If you thought that the Capitals' 3-1 loss to Atlanta last night looked a little too much like what happened in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs last year, you're not the only one. Washington's surplus of shots from the perimeter and...

By Katie Carrera  | December 5, 2010; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Atlanta Thrashers, John Erskine, Mike Knuble, Power play, Tom Poti  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Open thread: Capitals vs. Thrashers, Washington Post sports editors , December 4, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Thrashers at Caps, Katie Carrera , December 4, 2010
Semyon Varlamov to start against Thrashers, Katie Carrera , December 4, 2010
Open thread: Capitals at Thrashers, Washington Post sports editors , November 19, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Caps at Thrashers, Katie Carrera , November 19, 2010
Braden Holtby to start against Thrashers, Katie Carrera , November 19, 2010
Live Caps Q&A today at 1 p.m., Washington Post sports editors , November 19, 2010
Open thread: Capitals vs. Thrashers, Washington Post sports editors , November 14, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Thrashers at Caps, Katie Carrera , November 14, 2010
Caps end slide at two despite early barrage, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Thrashers at Caps, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Dany Sabourin recalled, Varlamov day-to-day, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to start against Thrashers, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Caps open the season with a 4-2 loss to Atlanta, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Caps at Thrashers, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
Bruce Boudreau talks defensive pairings, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
 
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