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Capitals Insider Archive: John Carlson

How Mike Green's absence has affected the Capitals

Perhaps where Mike Green's absence over the better part of the last 13 days or so has been on the point on the power play, where the defenseman is usually a constant presence. Sunday in the 2-1 win over Buffalo, because there isn't any other real option to man the...

By Katie Carrera  | February 21, 2011; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Injuries, John Carlson, Mike Green, Scott Hannan  
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Ask the Caps: John Carlson

Readers sent in questions for Capitals defenseman John Carlson, who has been a steadying presence on the blueline in his first NHL season. Get the New Jersey native's take on his home state and learn why he's a better roommate than defensive partner Karl Alzner: Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames....

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | February 21, 2011; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  John Carlson  
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Capitals finally cash in on the power play to defeat Sabres 2-1

Starting Sunday's matinee against the Sabres off 0-for-4 on the power play it would have been easy for the Capitals to grow irritated with their own inability to score despite a handful of what might be considered 10-bell chances that simply couldn't fool Buffalo's all-star goaltender Ryan Miller. But the...

By Katie Carrera  | February 20, 2011; 4:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Buffalo Sabres, John Carlson, Marcus Johansson  
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Got questions for Capitals players? Ask them here.

For the upcoming editions of our "Ask the Caps" video series, we're seeking out answers to your questions for John Carlson, Matt Bradley and Mathieu Perreault. Fill out the form below to ask a question. If you'd like to be credited in the video, feel free to include your name...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | February 8, 2011; 3:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  John Carlson, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Bradley  
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Statistical analysis: Who is the Capitals' shutdown pair?

Washington's defense has been a pleasant surprise this season, allowing only 2.54 goals against (entering Saturday's game) after surrendering 2.77 goals per game last year. So when it comes to being the Capitals' "shutdown pair," who is doing most of the heavy lifting? The defensive pairings have seen far less...

By Neil Greenberg  | January 24, 2011; 7:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Statistical analysis  
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Statistical analysis: Midseason Capitals awards

Half the of the 2010-11 campaign is in the books, and now it's time to give out some midseason awards: *The Langway "Undersecretary of Defense" Trophy *The Kolzig Award *The Hunter Trophy *The Bonzai The Langway "Undersecretary of Defense" Trophy This trophy is awarded to the Capitals' best overall defenseman....

By Neil Greenberg  | January 6, 2011; 9:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  John Carlson, Semyon Varlamov, Statistical analysis  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Get to know another high-impact rookie, Katie Carrera , November 24, 2010
Caps' young defensemen are learning on the job, Katie Carrera , November 17, 2010
Caps take on Wild searching for consistency, Katie Carrera , October 28, 2010
Monday injury update, Katie Carrera , October 25, 2010
Tom Poti: 'I'm hoping I'll be ready' vs. Bruins, Katie Carrera , October 18, 2010
Bruce Boudreau talks defensive pairings, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
The home stretch of training camp, Katie Carrera , October 4, 2010
Carlson, Fleischmann among tonight's scratches, Katie Carrera , October 1, 2010
John Carlson's preseason debut impresses Boudreau, Katie Carrera , September 23, 2010
Statistical analysis: The future is now for Carlzner, Neil Greenberg , September 20, 2010
 
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