Mike Green scored two goals on Saturday against the Minnesota Wild, marking the 15th multi-goal game of his career. Green’s two-goal performance moved him past Scott Stevens (98) for fourth place in franchise history in goals by a defenseman. The Calgary, Alberta, native now sits just one goal shy of 100 NHL/Capitals goals and one assist shy of 200 NHL/Capitals assists. Green ranks first among Washington defenseman in points (21) and assists (16) this season and ranks second on the team in ice time (23:12).
Caps Prospects at WJC
Andre Burakovsky (SWE) – Earned a silver medal with Sweden and finished the tournament ranked tied for fourth on the team in points (7) and tied for second in goals (3).
Christian Djoos (SWE) – Scored a goal and earned an assist in Sweden’s 3-2 (OT) loss to Finland on Jan. 5. Earned a silver medal with Sweden and finished the tournament with two goals and two assists in seven games.
Today, 1:30 p.m.: John Carlson on Grant and Danny, FAN 106.7 FM
Tuesday, 12:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.: Alan May, ESPN 980
Wednesday, 8:40 a.m.: Brooks Laich on Sports Junkies, FAN 106.7 FM
Wednesday, 2 p.m.: Caps Report on MonumentalNetwork.com
Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.: Greg Wyshynski, ESPN980
Wednesday, 3:50 p.m.: Karl Alzner on LaVar & Dukes, FAN 106.7 FM
Must Read/See/Hear Material
Monumental Network: Adam Oates Postgame / John Carslon Postgame / Nicklas Backstrom Postgame / Brooks Laich Postgame / Braden Holtby Postgame / Two-Man Advantage / Rinkside Update: Nicklas Backstrom / Braden Holtby Pregame / Adam Oates Pregame / Snapshots: Alex Ovechkin meets Jack Jablonski
Washington Post: Wild 5, Capitals 3: Washington blows two-goal lead, drops fourth straight / Capitals Insider: Capitals searching for balance in new top-six configuration / Capitals Insider: Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 5-3 loss in Minnesota / Capitals Insider: Braden Holtby: ‘It’s all about getting the confidence back’
NBCWashington.com: Washington Capitals Midseason Report Card
Comcast SportsNet: Alex Ovechkin excited to represent Russia in the Olympics
News Channel 8: Capitals Host Winter Blood Drive
WJLA – ABC 7: Washington Capitals host annual winter blood drive
WTTG-TV Fox 5: Washington Capitals host annual winter blood drive
Japers’ Rink: Monday Caps Clips: Middlin' Midpoint / Sittin' at the End of the (Capitals) Bar: Resolutions for 2014 / Sunday Caps Clips: A Mess In Minny / Capitals vs. Wild Recap: Holtby's 6 Saves Aren't Quite Enough / Capitals in Motion: Bumps, Brouwbombs and Bobbleheads