Category Archives: Troy Brouwer

Capitals Relished Intensity in Game 2’s Closing Moments

Nail-biting, heart-pounding hockey. And the Capitals relished it. The Capitals and Rangers fought long and hard, literally, Saturday afternoon, culminating in an overtime that saw Mike Green make the only successful shot past either team’s goalie all game. For those … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Points, Eric Fehr, Marcus Johansson, Troy Brouwer | 6 Comments

Winning Streak Stays Alive for Capitals: “We’re Getting Our Mood Back,” Says Brouwer

It’s so much nicer to evaluate games when you’re winning. That’s the situation the Capitals find themselves in now after last night’s 3-1 win over Calgary, which extended (to 4) their longest winning streak since they put together 7 at … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Looking for the Smiles to Come Back

It was odd to go into the same locker room at Verizon, the same media post game press room, stare at the home bench from the press box, and know Bruce Boudreau wasn’t going to be there last night. If … Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals | 14 Comments

The Club That’s Needed Has Been Built

The sort of Capitals club I’d want to see contest an NHL postseason would be able to roll four lines almost interchangeably, impact achieved rather uniformly among them, and cumulatively, deliver an impact that wears down a quality opponent the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Dennis Wideman, Jeff Halpern, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL playoffs, Old Time Hockey, playoff hockey, Tomas Vokoun, Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 7 Comments

Chatter on the Caps’ Bench Is About Brouwer’s Skill

Troy Brouwer wasn’t the star of the Caps’ Monday night 6-5 shootout win against Tampa Bay. That went to his teammate Jason Chimera, who had two third-period goals. In fact, Brouwer couldn’t even claim the title of second or third … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Points, Dennis Wideman, Troy Brouwer, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments