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Capitals Insider Archive: Michal Neuvirth

Capitals' goalie surplus means tough choices

With goalie Semyon Varlamov perhaps set to face shots today as he works his way back from what's believed to be a knee injury, the Washington Capitals soon may have three goalies with strong cases to be the regular starter. That means eventually Coach Bruce Boudreau and GM George McPhee...

By Gene Wang  | March 11, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (61)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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Braden Holtby to start against Oilers

Braden Holtby will make his eighth start of the season for the Capitals tonight against the Oilers at Verizon Center. Michal Neuvirth will serve as the back-up and went out and took shots once he arrived at KCI after a doctor's appointment this morning. Neuvirth didn't appear any worse for...

By Katie Carrera  | March 9, 2011; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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Capitals injury update after 2-1 shootout win over Lightning

It was quite the nail biter at the St. Pete Times Forum but thanks to a perfect performance from Braden Holtby in 45-plus minutes of action, the Capitals managed to capture a 2-1 shootout win over the Lightning. Washington increased its lead over Tampa Bay for the Southeast Division lead...

By Katie Carrera  | March 7, 2011; 11:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Michal Neuvirth, Nicklas Backstrom, Tampa Bay Lightning  
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Caps goalie Semyon Varlamov expected to miss 7 to 10 days

Coach Bruce Boudreau said goaltender Semyon Varlamov will be out an additional seven to 10 days from yesterday and will not be traveling with the Capitals on its trip to Florida and Tampa Bay. Varlamov has not skated the past three days with an apparent knee injury -- and hasn't...

By Greg Schimmel  | March 4, 2011; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov  
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Capitals' Michal Neuvirth displays resilience in net

Updated 10:29 p.m. (Getty Images) One of the biggest determining factors in which goaltender will start in net for the Capitals this season has been the health of any particular netminder at any given moment. The seemingly constant stream of injuries in goal has been well documented, and the latest...

By Katie Carrera  | March 3, 2011; 1:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  Michal Neuvirth  
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Capitals recall Braden Holtby

Washington recalled goaltender Braden Holtby from Hershey and he is on the ice with the Capitals this morning. Michal Neuvirth is also out on the ice for the morning skate and he is expected to get the start against the Blues at Verizon Center. Semyon Varlamov is day-to-day with a...

By Katie Carrera  | March 3, 2011; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Michal Neuvirth  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Neuvirth to start, Green out against Sharks, Katie Carrera , February 17, 2011
Semyon Varlamov to start against Anaheim, Katie Carrera , February 16, 2011
Michal Neuvirth to start against Coyotes, Katie Carrera , February 14, 2011
Line change: Was Boudreau's criticism of Neuvirth unfair?, Washington Post Sports Editors , February 9, 2011
Five questions facing the Capitals, Katie Carrera , February 1, 2011
Semyon Varlamov settles down against Lightning, Katie Carrera , January 13, 2011
Capitals fall to Panthers 4-3 in overtime, Katie Carrera , January 11, 2011
Caps fall to Penguins, 3-2, in shootout, Katie Carrera , December 24, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to start against Bruins, Katie Carrera , December 18, 2010
Caps show 'a lot of work ethic,' but slide hits five, Katie Carrera , December 12, 2010
Michal Neuvirth first goaltender off the ice, Katie Carrera , December 11, 2010
Boudreau critical of officiating following loss, Katie Carrera , December 3, 2010
Mike Knuble "ready to play" with broken jaw, Katie Carrera , November 25, 2010
Semyon Varlamov first off the ice, Poti out, Katie Carrera , November 24, 2010
Get to know another high-impact rookie, Katie Carrera , November 24, 2010
Capitals recall Semyon Varlamov, Katie Carrera , November 22, 2010
Notes from the Capitals' morning skate, Katie Carrera , November 5, 2010
Poll: Are you surprised by Michal Neuvirth's play?, Katie Carrera , November 5, 2010
Injury updates and Boudreau on Michal Neuvirth, Katie Carrera , November 4, 2010
Michal Neuvirth named NHL's rookie of the month, Katie Carrera , November 2, 2010
Caps take on Wild searching for consistency, Katie Carrera , October 28, 2010
Preparing for the Carolina Hurricanes, Katie Carrera , October 27, 2010
Dany Sabourin recalled, Varlamov day-to-day, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to start against Thrashers, Katie Carrera , October 23, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to start against the Bruins, Katie Carrera , October 19, 2010
Capitals' penalty kill rolls on, Katie Carrera , October 18, 2010
Caps 3, Predators 2 (OT), Katie Carrera , October 16, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to make fifth straight start, Katie Carrera , October 16, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to start against Senators, Katie Carrera , October 11, 2010
Tonight's lineup: Devils at Caps, Tarik El-Bashir , October 9, 2010
Michal Neuvirth appears set to start tonight, Tarik El-Bashir , October 9, 2010
Caps open the season with a 4-2 loss to Atlanta, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
The home stretch of training camp, Katie Carrera , October 4, 2010
Predators 3, Capitals 0, Katie Carrera , October 3, 2010
Carlson, Fleischmann among tonight's scratches, Katie Carrera , October 1, 2010
Capitals recall Braden Holtby, Katie Carrera , September 29, 2010
Semyon Varlamov out tonight vs. Bruins, Lindsay Applebaum , September 28, 2010
Michal Neuvirth signs two-year extension, Katie Carrera , September 22, 2010
Michal Neuvirth debuts new mask, Gene Wang , September 18, 2010
 
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