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Weber preparing to replace Schmidt on Caps' blue-line in Game 4

PITTSBURGH -- Left wing Marcus Johansson is expected to be in the lineup tonight in Game 4 when the Capitals look to even their second-round playoff series against
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Letang gets one-game suspension for high hit on Marcus Johansson

Yesterday, we took a quick look at Kris Letang’s “dangerous” hit on Marcus Johansson. Here is a video of the incident if you have yet to see it: I don’t think it was intentional by any means, but it is one of those hits that needs to be removed from the game. It is dangerous and really serves no purpose in hockey. It is definitely not a head shot but it did have some...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL should worry about danger more than damage in disciplining hits

Would the Washington Capitals be better off if forward Marcus Johansson had been unable to return to the ice during Monday night’s loss to the Penguins? No one would seriously hope for such an outcome. And yet the NHL’s disciplinary process for dangerous hits at least raises such questions. Johansson was hit high and late Monday […]
Via DC Sports Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson misses practice with 'upper-body' injury

The injury is likely related to a hit by Pittsburgh's Kris Letang in the first period of Game 3.
Via Capitals Insider
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Letang face suspension for hit on Johansson?

The Pittsburgh Penguins took down the Washington Capitals on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series, but the Pens might be without their best defenseman when they return to the ice for Game 3. Kris Letang was assessed a two-minute minor for interference late in the first period for a questionably late, dangerously high hit on Marcus Johansson...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Should Kris Letang be suspended for this hit on Marcus Johansson?

Almost immediately after making the decision to give Brooks Orpik a three-game suspension, the NHL will have to rule on a similar hit from Kris Letang on Marcus Johansson. Letang picked up a two-minute penalty for interference, but should the league do more? Here’s the hit: The first argument should be over whether or not the hit was late. Bob McKenzie perfectly broke the hit...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

A Meme is Born -- Marcus Johansson and 'Dearest Abigail'

Watch CSN's segment about 'Dearest Abigail' on #CapitalsTalk in the video player above, which will begin momentarily.Marcus Johansson showed up to Verizon Center for Game
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansson Ties Game 3 for Capitals with Nifty Shin Tip-in

The Flyers got out ahead of the Capitals quickly at Wells Fargo Center on Monday, scoring the first goal 57 seconds into Game 3, but Marcus Johansson tied the game minutes later on this nifty goal. Marcus Johansson ties it up for the @washcaps on the Power Play. Don't Miss A Moment. #StanleyCup amp.twimg.com/v/a6998120-a02…—   (@NBCSN) April 19, 2016 As Russian Machine Never...
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson Evens up the Game 3 score on power play

Marcus Johansson got the Capitals on the board in Game 3.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals coach Barry Trotz bloodied by stick to head (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz didn't let a stick to the head stop him from coaching during the first period of Thursday night's game in Philadelphia.Trotz was the victim of his own player's stick as Caps left winger Marcus Johansson was knocked over the boards by Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn. Johansson's stick went flying up and...
Via Holdout Sports
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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