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Capitals Insider Archive: Morning Roundup

Eric Fehr makes a memorable return to the lineup

Since the trade deadline, Coach Bruce Boudreau has emphasized how every player is feeling pressure to do well and remain a part of the lineup. That's the same message he had after Eric Fehr returned to the lineup after missing 22 games with a dislocated shoulder to score a pair...

By Katie Carrera  | March 10, 2011; 8:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (67)
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Capitals hope to avoid emotional let-down against the Oilers

Immediately after the Capitals' 2-1 overtime win against the Lightning Monday night, Coach Bruce Boudreau said he wanted to make sure his team would guard against an emotional let down the likes of which have occurred multiple times this season. After high-pressure games against rivals, for example: Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh...

By Katie Carrera  | March 9, 2011; 8:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
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On Boyd Gordon's hard-hat performance against the Panthers

Boyd Gordon doesn't get top billing for the Washington Capitals on a regular basis. He's the longest-tenured member of the club and one of those players that everyone around hockey talks about needing: the guy who excels as a role playing grinder on the fourth line. Whether it's winning faceoffs,...

By Katie Carrera  | March 7, 2011; 8:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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Capitals excel when receiving contributions from defensemen

After the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Blues Thursday, it was discovered that Scott Hannan's goal was the first by a Washington blue liner since John Carlson scored on Jan. 16 against Ottawa 18 games earlier. Like most every aspect of the Capitals' offense this season, the number of goals...

By Katie Carrera  | March 6, 2011; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Note of the night from the Capitals' win against St. Louis

Washington's 3-2 victory against the Blues last night marked the Capitals' 18th win decided by one goal this season. Each of the last six wins, dating to Feb. 16 in Anaheim, have been one-goal victories. Tthe Capitals are 18-7-10 in one-goal games through the first 65 contests of the season....

By Katie Carrera  | March 4, 2011; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Quote of the night from Jason Arnott: 'I can't hold anything back'

Jason Arnott knows that part of the reason the Capitals wanted to trade for him was to add another experienced leader into the dressing room. He's won a Stanley Cup, been an NHL captain, played over 1,000 regular season games, and even though he is the new guy in the...

By Katie Carrera  | March 2, 2011; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
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Capitals pursue a perfect set of back-to-back games, Katie Carrera , February 21, 2011
Caps-Penguins rivalry isn't limited to NHL, Katie Carrera , December 31, 2010
The challenge of building an outdoor rink, Katie Carrera , December 28, 2010
Alex Ovechkin's strong game against the Hurricanes, Katie Carrera , December 27, 2010
Fantastic Fleury saves the Pens, Mark Giannotto , December 24, 2010
Episode 2 of 24/7: There's a lobster in your jacket, Katie Carrera , December 23, 2010
More on Andrew Gordon's first NHL goal, Katie Carrera , December 22, 2010
Mathieu Perreault still seeking consistency, Paul Tenorio , December 21, 2010
Penalty kill comes up big for Caps against Senators, Katie Carrera , December 20, 2010
On the Capitals' quest for balance, Katie Carrera , December 15, 2010
Could Ovechkin's fight be a lasting spark?, Katie Carrera , December 14, 2010
Caps trying to learn from past mistakes, Katie Carrera , December 9, 2010
Mathieu Perreault shines in loss to Leafs, Katie Carrera , December 7, 2010
Capitals' penalty kill must stay sharp, Katie Carrera , December 6, 2010
Dissecting a winning streak, Katie Carrera , December 2, 2010
Capitals looking forward to facing Jaroslav Halak, Katie Carrera , December 1, 2010
Caps-Lightning: A rivalry renewed, Katie Carrera , November 26, 2010
The Ovechkin and Backstrom the Caps know and expect, Katie Carrera , November 25, 2010
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
Capitals get a rare practice day, Katie Carrera , November 16, 2010
The importance of the Caps' fourth line, Katie Carrera , November 15, 2010
Mike Knuble's sneaky goal, Katie Carrera , November 12, 2010
Morning roundup: All-Star Game reactions, Katie Carrera , November 11, 2010
Almost a Gordie Howe hat trick for Matt Hendricks, Katie Carrera , November 10, 2010
Caps' third line finding a rhythm, Katie Carrera , November 8, 2010
Poll: Are you surprised by Michal Neuvirth's play?, Katie Carrera , November 5, 2010
First period looms large for Caps, Katie Carrera , November 3, 2010
Back at home, Caps seeking stability, Greg Schimmel , November 2, 2010
After mixed-bag road trip, Caps looking for balance, Lindsay Applebaum , November 1, 2010
Capitals seek a faster start, Katie Carrera , October 29, 2010
Mike Green says he's nearly back to normal, Katie Carrera , October 28, 2010
Capitals are missing Mike Green, Katie Carrera , October 22, 2010
Boudreau: 'Ovi's got to create space for Ovi', Katie Carrera , October 21, 2010
Capitals, Bruins each balancing two goaltenders, Katie Carrera , October 19, 2010
Capitals 'need to win the right way', Katie Carrera , October 15, 2010
Capitals' penalty kill remains perfect, Katie Carrera , October 14, 2010
Capitals' power play off to a slow start, Katie Carrera , October 12, 2010
Capitals mean business in 2010-11, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
As season opens, Caps keep a long-term focus, Lindsay Applebaum , October 7, 2010
Marcus Johansson is 'only going to get better' , Katie Carrera , October 6, 2010
Caps roster cuts around the corner, Katie Carrera , October 5, 2010
The home stretch of training camp, Katie Carrera , October 4, 2010
Poll: Do you like the new, tougher Capitals?, Katie Carrera , October 1, 2010
D.J. King as the Capitals' 'big brother', Katie Carrera , September 29, 2010
Capitals plan for a more aggressive penalty kill, Katie Carrera , September 28, 2010
Another round of Caps cuts on the way, Katie Carrera , September 27, 2010
Morning roundup: Caps stick to the D they know, Lindsay Applebaum , September 25, 2010
Who ya got?: Capitals' open roster spots, Katie Carrera , September 24, 2010
Capitals and Penguins to be featured in HBO's "24/7", Katie Carrera , September 23, 2010
Get reacquainted with Matt Hendricks, Katie Carrera , September 21, 2010
John Carlson wants the Capitals to rely on him, Katie Carrera , September 19, 2010
 
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