Category Archives: Brent Johnson

Two Points from a Playoff Atmosphere: Caps 6 / Pens 3

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Goaltending 3.0: Brett Leonhardt’s Ongoing Development as a Goaltender

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Capitals’ website production specialist Brett Leonhardt signing an amateur tryout contract,┬ádonning goalie pads and dressing in a Caps’ sweater, and taking warmups and briefly serving as a backup goalie for a regular┬áseason NHL … Continue reading

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A Statement Game in a Two-Team Division Race

The Caps and ‘Canes entered Wednesday night tied for first in the Southeast with 18 points. It’s rare that you’d ever identify a November game as a “big” one, but with conventional wisdom suggesting that the Southeast champion likely to … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brent Johnson, Carolina Hurricanes, Jose Theodore, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

Johnny on the Spot

Johnny’s on the spot . . . the #3 spot: The NHL has named Brent Johnson the NHL’s Third Star of the Week. Catch Johnson on the air Tuesday afternoon: 1:20 p.m.: “NHL Live” on XM Radio/NHL Network 3:40 p.m.: … Continue reading

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A One-Time No. 3 in Net Now Looks Like a No. 1

It is terrific news that this morning the Capitals’ starting goaltender boasts a .929 save percentage and a 2.12 goals-against, both statistics good enough for 6th-best in their respective categories in the entire league. You would think your team could … Continue reading

Posted in Brent Johnson, Calgary Flames, Jose Theodore, Morning cup-a-joe, St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

BJ Makes Strong Case for #1; Caps 3 – Rags 1

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Posted in 2 Points, Brent Johnson, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

Now That’s Vanquishing a Hated Foe

Musings from an unexpectedly madhouse rink in Chinatown: A season-altering triumph? It sure had that feeling in the immediate aftermath of a cardiac comeback against the ‘Canes. The Caps were three minutes shy of starting off an important homestand with … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brent Johnson, Carolina Hurricanes, IIHF, Jose Theodore, Morning cup-a-joe, Sergei Fedorov, Southeast Division, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals, World Championships | 18 Comments