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Capitals Insider Archive: David Steckel

Capitals GM George McPhee: 'I'm really happy with what we've acquired'

General Manager George McPhee said he was pleased with the Capitals' trade-deadline acquisitions of center Jason Arnott from New Jersey and defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida because they address "specific needs" going into the postseason. "I'm really happy with what we've acquired," McPhee said in a news conference at Kettler...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | February 28, 2011; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  David Steckel, Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Jason Arnott  
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Jared DeMichiel practicing with Capitals, David Steckel leaves practice

Some news and notes from the Capitals practice at KCI with just under four hours to go until the NHL trade deadline at 3 p.m.: --Semyon Varlamov is not on the ice with the team this morning. He's officially listed by the Capitals as day-to-day with an undisclosed injury but...

By Katie Carrera  | February 28, 2011; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (88)
Categories:  David Steckel  
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On the fourth line's up and down night against Phoenix

It was something of an odd night for the rather dependable defensive-oriented trio of Boyd Gordon, David Steckel and Matt Bradley in Washington's 3-2 loss to the Coyotes Monday night. At times they showed what they do best of playing a simple game and creating energy along with the occasional...

By Katie Carrera  | February 15, 2011; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
Categories:  Boyd Gordon, Bruce Boudreau, David Steckel, Matt Bradley  
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What makes David Steckel so good at faceoffs?

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. Capitals center David Steckel has won 64.5 percent of his faceoffs, the best rate in the NHL. How did he become so dominant? Check out Dan Steinberg's story to learn more -- but not too much, because "If I gave away my techniques then everyone...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | February 10, 2011; 3:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (124)
Categories:  David Steckel  
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Line change: Is Caps' reaction to Cooke's hit on Ovechkin justified?

Asked about Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke's knee-on-knee hit on Alex Ovechkin yesterday, Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau didn't hold back. Cooke "knows damn well what he did," Boudreau said. "There's no doubt in my mind that he's good at it and he knows how to do it. He knows how to...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | February 7, 2011; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (121)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Boudreau, David Steckel, Pittsburgh Penguins  
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Capitals, Steckel not worried about Penguins seeking retribution

In the days following the Winter Classic, many members of the Pittsburgh Penguins spoke out about the collision between the Capitals David Steckel and Sidney Crosby. Defenseman Brooks Orpik called it "definitely dirty" and Mike Rupp said if the Penguins saw the contact when it happen "there would have been...

By Katie Carrera  | February 6, 2011; 11:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  David Steckel, Pittsburgh Penguins  
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