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  1. 2014-2015 NHL preview: Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 |

    ... meanwhile, is mediocre. Perhaps he will be an improvement, but I am not so sure. Mike Green still has talent, John Carlson and Karl Alzner have had some success before, and Dmitri Orlov is only 23. Regardless, I expect the defense to play better to ...


  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview-Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Blue Line Station

    Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson , Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom , Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin , and Capitals defenseman John Carlson watch from the bench against the New York Rangers in the third period in game seven of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Is Alex Ovechkin capable of leading the Washington Capitals to a Stanley Cup birth? Will the additions this offseason help improve the hockey culture in DC? Will the Capitals finally get over the hump that is the New York Rangers in the playoffs? Those are just some of the questions posed to a Washington Capitals team that have been searching for an identity the past decade. And it still continues.


  3. Injured Caps Wilson, Orlov on a open time framea for returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Washington Post

    ... remained missing from the team's practice facility. Defenseman John Erskine has yet to arrive. Defenseman John Carlson was here, but left for his honeymoon. And then there are the two still nursing injuries, Dmitry Orlov and Tom Wilson. Wilson, a ...


  4. Capsa Carlson excited about new regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    ... session. Rookie camp will begin on Sept. 11, training camp one week after that, and around that time too comes John Carlson's wedding. And yet the 24-year-old defenseman felt something resembling stasis, a certain calm as the season looms. Sticking ...


  5. Jeff Takes the "Ice-Bucket Challenge" for ALSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Capitals Outsider

    ... money to the cause. Several Caps have taken part in this , including Alexander Ovechkin , Karl Alzner , John Carlson , Evgeny Kuznetsov , Eric Fehr , and who can forget Paul Bissonnette 's epic video (depending, of course, if you subject yourself in ...


  6. Projecting Andre BurakovskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    Over the past decade or so, the Capitals have found several stars with late first-round picks - Mike Green in 2004, Semyon Varlamov in 2006, John Carlson in 2008, and perhaps Evgeny Kuznetsov in 2010.


  7. Mailbag: Capitals Defensive Pairings, Analytics and Evaluation and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... MacLellan did just that, adding Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik to a stable of rearguards that already included John Carlson , Mike Green , Karl Alzner and Dmitry Orlov , along with some promising prospects. Caps' management has repeatedly excused ...


  8. Predicting Washington Capitals' Most Improved Players for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... Niskanen in the fold on the back end, the Capitals' top six seems to be somewhat set in stone with Mike Green, John Carlson, Dmitry Orlov and Alzner likely all seeing regular minutes. But up front, there are jobs to be won, particularly within the ...


  9. Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 YearsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... management has faith in the long-term prospects of this group consisting of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen. Aside from them, Brooks Laich and Karl Alzner have three years remaining on their contracts, ...


  10. Which Caps 'D' Should Run PP?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | NBC Washington

    ... addition provides the Capitals with three right-handed defensemen with power-play credentials, Mike Green and John Carlson being the others. In the interest of killing time during the midsummer doldrums, which defenseman should anchor Washington's ...


  11. Alzner: Signings a hugea for CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Wednesday , the 25-year-old Alzner spent most of 2013-14 ( 72.4 percent of the time, in fact ), deployed with John Carlson, and it's this particular familiarity that new assistant coach Todd Reirden referenced in discussing defensive pairings for ...


  12. How will Capsa defensive pairings look?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... their defensive pairings for the preseason. They could lean on familiarity at first, with the chemistry John Carlson and Karl Alzner developed last season, together for more than 70 percent of their respective ice time. And though Niskanen and Orpik ...


  13. Niskanen expects a really good fita with CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... room culture while deciding where to sign. His visit here happened to include a meeting with fellow defenseman John Carlson. Shortly after finalizing his contract, Niskanen also received a call from Ovechkin, the face of the franchise and an on-ice ...


  14. Brooks Orpik's Contract, Corsi and ContextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... Orpik was his primary target in free agency , adding that he envisioned Orpik playing with either Mike Green or John Carlson in one of the team's top-two defensive pairings, and brushing aside concerns over Orpik's poor puck possession numbers by ...


  15. Recent Additions Could Make Washington Capitals Instant ContendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Too Many Men On The Site

    ... horrid minus-16 rating while appearing in 70 games, while other seemingly reliable defenders, Karl Alzner and John Carlson, played every game with a combined minus-10 rating. Of course, defense didn't seem to be the preferred method up in our ...


  16. Caps want Mike Green a back on trackaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... we're at now." So where do Orpik and Niskanen factor into the defensive pairings? MacLellan expects Niskanen, John Carlson and Green to play on the right side, leaving Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov and Orpik manning the left. Carlson and Orpik played ...


  17. Caps' Green Still in Immediate PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | NBC Washington

    ... how Trotz ultimately decides to configure his defensive corps. MacLellan said Tuesday that Green, Niskanen and John Carlson should fill the right side of the depth chart (not necessarily in that order). If that is the case, then the odds are in ...


  18. Troy Mann hired as new Hershey head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... kill, which finished among the AHL's top 10 for all four seasons he was there. Current NHLers Karl Alzner, John Carlson and Dmitry Orlov all passed through Hershey under Mann's tutelage. As a player, Mann won a Kelly Cup title with the Mississippi ...


  19. Bears hire Troy Mann as Head CoachRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | WPMT-TV York

    ... numerous defensemen who played both in Hershey and in Washington, such as Karl Alzner, Julien Brouillette, John Carlson, Steve Oleksy, Dmitry Orlov, Cameron Schilling and Nate Schmidt. He was also behind the bench for two AHL All-Star Classics ...


  20. MacLellan: To shore up defense, Capitals had to open checkbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... him." Niskanen, the puck-moving right-hander, and Orpik, a more defensive-oriented blue-liner, join Mike Green, John Carlson, Karl Alzner and Dmitry Orlov to form what MacLellan called "six really good defensemen." Both Niskanen and Orpik have ...