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Capitals Insider Archive: John Erskine

Matt Hendricks, Bruce Boudreau react to Sutton's hit and John Erskine's defense of a teammate

In a scary moment with a little over three minutes remaining in the second period of the Capitals' 7-6 win over the Ducks Wednesday night at Honda Center, Anaheim's Andy Sutton hit Matt Hendricks from behind into the boards. Hendricks' went head first into the boards and fell to...

By Katie Carrera  | February 17, 2011; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Anaheim Ducks, John Erskine, Matt Hendricks  
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Capitals practice update from Philadelphia

Update from the Caps: Michal Neuvirth is headed back to D.C. for further evaluation of the injury he suffered last night against the Flyers. More to come soon. The Caps are running through drills at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Aside from goaltenders Michal Neuvirth and Semyon Varlamov, who are...

By Katie Carrera  | January 19, 2011; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  John Erskine  
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Caps sign John Erskine to a two-year contract extension

The Capitals have announced that they've signed defenseman John Erskine to a two-year contract extension. Erskine is in the final year of a two-year, $2.5 million contract. More to come. UPDATE Erskine's extension, which will carry him through the 2012-13 season, will pay the rugged defenseman a total of $3...

By Katie Carrera  | December 17, 2010; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  John Erskine  
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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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Michal Neuvirth to start, Tom Poti out against Stars

Defenseman Tom Poti suffered a mild groin strain in Washington's 4-1 win over St. Louis on Wednesday, but felt better than expected Thursday morning at American Airlines Center in Dallas according to Coach Bruce Boudreau. Poti won't face the Stars in tonight's 8:30 (EST) start as a precaution. With Scott...

By Katie Carrera  | December 2, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Injuries, John Erskine, Michal Neuvirth, Scott Hannan, Tom Poti  
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Caps near perfect in dominating 6-0 win against Lightning

While Coach Bruce Boudreau wouldn't go so far as to call it a perfect game by the Capitals, he did say it was "as good as we've played all year." Against a hot Tampa Bay Lightning squad that entered the game winners of five straight, among the top five in...

By Katie Carrera  | November 26, 2010; 9:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Brian Fahey, John Carlson, John Erskine, Semyon Varlamov, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tom Poti  
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