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Capitals Insider Archive: Tom Poti

McPhee says Dennis Wideman trade was 'out of the blue'

Capitals General Manager George McPhee said he wasn't planning on making a deal with Florida for puck-moving defenseman Dennis Wideman, but he jumped at the opportunity when it arose at the trade deadline. "That one came out of the blue," McPhee said during an appearance yesterday on ESPN 980's The...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | March 4, 2011; 10:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green, Tom Poti  
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Capitals face Blues in search of first consecutive home wins since November

The Capitals received a little help in the standings last night thanks to New Jersey's 2-1 win over Tampa Bay, which prohibited the Lightning from adding to its lead as the Southeast Division leader. If Washington were to build off of its late rally against the Islanders and win three...

By Katie Carrera  | March 3, 2011; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Braden Holtby, Marco Sturm, Semyon Varlamov, Todd Ford, Tom Poti  
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Mike Green expected to miss at least the next two games

While Dennis Wideman provides defensive depth for the Capitals, the uncertain health of both Mike Green and Tom Poti makes him an even more important addition. Green, who is in Calgary with his family following the death of his grandmother, will likely miss the next two games, but Coach Bruce...

By Katie Carrera  | February 28, 2011; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (97)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Injuries, Mike Green, Tom Poti  
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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green expected to play against Rangers

Coach Bruce Boudreau said he expects Nicklas Backstrom to play against the New York Rangers on Friday and that the Capitals' top-line center is "gonna be fine." Backstrom suffered a minor fracture to his left thumb in Pittsburgh on Monday, when he was slashed by Penguins. defenseman Kris Letang in...

By Katie Carrera  | February 24, 2011; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
Categories:  Eric Fehr, Injuries, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Poti  
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Capitals embrace a tough practice

Given the pace of their schedule the rest of the regular season, the Capitals likely won't have too many stretches of substantial practices like the two days before they face Los Angeles on Saturday, remaining. Washington took advantage of the chance Thursday morning, though, when they practiced for nearly an...

By Katie Carrera  | February 10, 2011; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  Tom Poti  
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Alexander Semin to return against Sharks, Mike Green's status uncertain

Mike Green took part in the Capitals' morning skate and said he felt good, but both he and Coach Bruce Boudreau are unsure if the defenseman will be in the lineup against the San Jose Sharks tonight at Verizon Center. Green was struck in the head, near his right ear,...

By Katie Carrera  | February 8, 2011; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Injuries, Jay Beagle, Mike Green, Tom Poti  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Alexander Semin, Tom Poti remain on shelf, Gene Wang , January 13, 2011
Winter Classic update: Tom Poti out for Capitals, Washington Post Sports Editors , January 1, 2011
Semyon Varlamov first goaltender off the ice at KCI, Katie Carrera , December 28, 2010
Monday morning practice update, Katie Carrera , December 27, 2010
Caps reeling from 'frustrating' loss to Atlanta, Katie Carrera , December 5, 2010
First impressions of Scott Hannan, Katie Carrera , December 3, 2010
Tom Poti misses practice; Mike Green skates, Gene Wang , November 27, 2010
Updates on the injured Capitals, Katie Carrera , November 23, 2010
Tom Poti says there's no timeline for his return, Katie Carrera , November 18, 2010
Tom Poti 'probable' for Caps' matchup with Lightning, Katie Carrera , November 11, 2010
Marcus Johansson: 'It's boring' sitting out, Greg Schimmel , November 6, 2010
Tom Poti: 'My stubbornness hurt me', Katie Carrera , November 5, 2010
Injury updates and Boudreau on Michal Neuvirth, Katie Carrera , November 4, 2010
Tom Poti 'questionable' against Leafs, Greg Schimmel , November 1, 2010
Practice update: Could Tom Poti be ready to return?, Greg Schimmel , November 1, 2010
Monday injury update, Katie Carrera , October 25, 2010
Braden Holtby recalled from Hershey, Katie Carrera , October 25, 2010
Tom Poti returns to the ice after injury, Gene Wang , October 20, 2010
Tom Poti: 'I'm hoping I'll be ready' vs. Bruins, Katie Carrera , October 18, 2010
Michal Neuvirth to make fifth straight start, Katie Carrera , October 16, 2010
Morning practice update, Katie Carrera , October 14, 2010
Bruce Boudreau talks defensive pairings, Katie Carrera , October 8, 2010
The home stretch of training camp, Katie Carrera , October 4, 2010
Tom Poti signs two-year extension with Capitals, Katie Carrera , September 21, 2010
 
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