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Latest Brooks Laich Items
Just when the air had been taken out of the Washington Capitals in the third period of Saturday night's season opener, coach Bruce Boudreau displayed only calm behind the bench. The message was clear.
The 2004-05 NHL lockout was perhaps the worst thing to happen to hockey in the modern era. A whole season was lost, and a lot of casual fans tuned out the game.
In dollars and common sense, Jason Chimera's two-year extension worth $3.5 million that the Washington Capitals announced Thursday isn't on par with deals signed by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom or even Brooks Laich.
Jeff Halpern's happy to be back in training camp with his hometown Capitals, but that wasn't anywhere near his mind when he got to the rink. He and his teammates knew what was coming: a grueling, timed conditioning test on the first day of training camp.
Since the Washington Capitals ran aground in the second round of the playoffs, their front office has had meetings with Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green, Brooks Laich — the core Caps, in other words. The subject of the sit-downs? Leadership.
On the eve of free agency, Mike Knuble knew exactly what he wanted the Washington Capitals to add to the roster.
Just like fans, his teammates, coaches and members of the front office, Brooks Laich was frustrated about how the Washington Capitals' season ended with a second-round sweep at the hands of the division-rival Tampa Bay Lightning.
Just like fans, his teammates, coaches and members of the front office, Brooks Laich was frustrated about how the Washington Capitals' season ended - with a second-round sweep at the hands of the division-rival Tampa Bay Lightning.
Every year, the Washington Capitals try to turn their playoff losses into learning experiences. There's no finger pointing, no big roster upheaval, no emotion of any kind, really. They just take a step back, survey the wreckage and say: What could we have done better? What should we have done better?