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Capitals Insider Archive: Brooks Laich

Statistical analysis: Brooks Laich, chemist

Many remarked about how much chemistry there seemed to be Tuesday night between Brooks Laich and Jason Arnott in so little time, but they really shouldn't be surprised: Laich has been improving the play of his teammates all season. At even strength, the Caps see improved play across the board...

By Neil Greenberg  | March 3, 2011; 7:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Brooks Laich, Statistical analysis  
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Capitals shift momentum and score three unanswered goals to defeat Islanders 3-2

The Capitals needed to win at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Saturday night. After being embarrassed at home by the Rangers the night before, Washington couldn't force its collective moral and confidence to endure another significant blow. That's why Coach Bruce Boudreau called a timeout in the second period with...

By Katie Carrera  | February 27, 2011; 12:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Marcus Johansson, Mike Knuble, New York Islanders  
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Brooks Laich: 'This isn't last year's team'

Every time the Capitals have struggled for prolonged periods this season, the topic of discussion has inevitably turned to Coach Bruce Boudreau. Is his system working? Is he a bad motivator? Has he lost the team? But it's not Boudreau's fault, forward Brooks Laich told The Sports Junkies during his...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | February 23, 2011; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau  
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On Hockey: No excuses for uninspired play from Capitals' stars

There was plenty of talk Saturday afternoon about a "switch" and whether Washington finally was ready to flip it. But after watching the Kings cruise to a way-too-easy, 4-1 victory, I was left wondering if the Capitals are engaged enough to reach for it. I wasn't alone. Coach Bruce...

By Tarik El-Bashir  | February 14, 2011; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (96)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau, El-Bashir On Hockey, Mike Green  
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Brooks Laich not on the ice for practice

Capitals practice has just started here at KCI and Brooks Laich is not in attendance. I'll have an update on his status after the workout but this is unusual for Laich, who almost always takes part in practice even when it's an optional session. --Michal Neuvirth is skating with the...

By Katie Carrera  | January 31, 2011; 5:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Brooks Laich  
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Acting fast a must for Capitals

Known last season for scoring early and then frequently piling on thereafter, the Washington Capitals have been struggling to regain that winning formula over their past three games, when each time the opponent has taken the lead in the first period. Washington is 1-1-1 over that stretch, with the losses...

By Gene Wang  | January 14, 2011; 7:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
Categories:  Brooks Laich, Jay Beagle, Matt Hendricks, Mike Green, Vancouver Canucks  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Brooks Laich: Capitals' luck 'is just terrible', Lindsay Applebaum , January 13, 2011
Final Winter Classic thoughts from Capitals, Gene Wang , January 3, 2011
Complete game for Brooks Laich, Gene Wang , December 16, 2010
Video: Caps' Brooks Laich still loves his job, Lindsay Applebaum , December 6, 2010
Brooks Laich ready to go against the Rangers, Katie Carrera , November 9, 2010
Semyon Varlamov taking shots in practice, Katie Carrera , November 8, 2010
Caps' second line off to a strong start, Katie Carrera , October 11, 2010
Caps' Brooks Laich: Pressure comes from within, Lindsay Applebaum , September 23, 2010
 
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