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Position
D
 
Jersey
52
Name  Mike Green
Born  10/12/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  207
Shoots  R
12/6/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green is expected to return to the lineup on Tuesday according to the Washington Post.
Insight: Green suffered an upper body injury against the Sabres on Nov. 22, and the Capitals placed him on injured reserve. Green might not resume his duties on the team's top power-play line right away because John Carlson has played very well on that unit.
 
10/14/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green had a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Sharks.
Insight: Washington trailed, 3-0, after the first period in the game, but rallied to force overtime and earn a point. Green scored his second goal of the year at the 6:35 mark of the second period and assisted the game-tying goal with under five minutes to go in regulation. Green was plus-two with three shots as well.
 
10/11/2014 4:02:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green will travel to Boston on Saturday but still may not suit up according to CSN Washington. UPDATE: Green will play on Saturday night.
Insight: Green has an upper body injury that coach Barry Trotz would rather his star defeseman not aggravate. The Capitals might elect for him to rest.
 
10/8/2014 7:25:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green remains questionable for Washington's season opener according to the Washington Post.
Insight: Green's injury is not serious, but Green has been battling injuries for years. He played in 70 games last season, the most he has been in since 2009-2010.
 
10/4/2014 5:36:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green is healthy and should somewhat return to fantasy stardom.
Insight: Green is always somewhat of a risk due to his injury past, but when healthy, Green has proved he is an elite offensive defenseman. We still would be wary of drafting him too early just based on merit, but at the right time, he is a quality selection.
 
4/11/2014 5:10:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (upper body) is not expected to play Friday.
Insight: Green suffered an upper-body injury last Saturday against the Islanders and may sit out the rest of the season with the Capitals eliminated from playoff contention. He has nine goals, 29 assists, 64 PIM and 172 SOG in 70 games.
 
4/10/2014 4:59:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (upper body) will not play Thursday against the Hurricanes, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Green suffered an upper-body injury Saturday against the Islanders and may sit out the rest of the season. He has nine goals, 29 assists, 64 PIM and 172 SOG in 70 games.
 
4/8/2014 5:08:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (upper body) will not be available Tuesday against the Blues, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Green suffered an upper-body injury Saturday against the Islanders. He has nine goals, 29 assists, 64 PIM and 172 SOG in 70 games this season.
 
3/2/2014 7:43:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green had a hand in three of Washington's four goals Sunday against the Flyers.
Insight: Green had three assists Sunday, giving him 33 points, 56 PIM, 135 SOG and a -9 in 54 games.
 
2/19/2014 4:21:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (concussion) expects to return to action next Thursday at Florida, according to Katie Carrera of the Washington Post.
Insight: Green (7 G, 23 A) suffered a concussion Jan. 30 against Columbus when he was checked into the boards and missed the last five games before the Olympic break. He has passed concussion tests and is ready to play.
 
2/8/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (concussion) is not expected to return until after the Olympic break, according to csnwashington.com.
Insight: Green (7 G, 23 A) suffered a concussion Jan. 30 against Columbus when he was checked into the boards.
 
2/4/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (concussion) is not expected to return until after the Olympic break, according to csnwashington.com.
Insight: Green suffered a concussion Jan. 30 against Columbus when he was checked into the boards. The Capitals have three more games left before the two-week break.
 
2/4/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (head) is expected to miss Tuesday's game against the NY Islanders.
Insight: Green was knocked out of last Thursday's game at Columbus with a head injury after being checked into the boards and missed the last two games. He skated for a short time Monday, but isn't ready to return.
 
2/2/2014 9:08:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (head) sat out Sunday's game.
Insight: Green was knocked out of Thursday's game at Columbus with a head injury after being checked into the boards and missed the last two games.
 
1/31/2014 7:48:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (upper body) is out Friday. He left Thursday's game in the first period after being hit into the boards by Columbus' Boone Jenner.
Insight: Green used to be a top-three fantasy defensman, but those days are in the past. He's still a viable blueliner with seven goals and 23 assists on 129 shots, but he's no longer a point-a-night guy and his -9 rating is indicative of a Capitals defense that is struggling.
 
1/31/2014 9:48:00 AM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green left Thursday's game in the first period after being hit into the boards by Columbus' Boone Jenner and is questionable for Friday's game against Detroit.
Insight: Green used to be a top-three fantasy defensman, but those days are in the past. He's still a viable blueliner with seven goals and 23 assists on 129 shots, but he's no longer a point-a-night guy and his -9 rating is indicative of a Capitals defense which is struggling.
 
Hot1/30/2014 9:17:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green left Thursday's game in the first period after being hit into the boards by Columbus' Boone Jenner. SOURCE: Washington Post
Insight: Green went headfirst in the glass after being checked by Jenner near the end boards. He was motionless on the ice for several minutes before making it off under his own power. He emerged from the dressing room roughly 10 minutes after the hit and skated briefly during a television timeout, but he retreated back down the tunnel soon after and is likely done for the night.
 
Hot1/28/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green has had a nice month, generating 11 points and 35 SOG in 13 games.
Insight: Green had two goals and an assist Tuesday at Buffalo. The 28-year-old blueliner has seven goals, 30 points, 54 PIM and 129 SOG in 50 games.
 
12/15/2013 7:15:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green scored just his second goal of the season Sunday.
Insight: Green had 12 goals last season and 96 in his career, but he just hasn't been able to hit the back of the net this season despite taking 2.7 SOG per game. He's still on pace for 44 points due to his 14 assists in 30 games.
 
11/21/2013 5:01:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman Mike Green (lower body) should be back Friday, according to Katie Carrera of the Washington Post.
Insight: Green has missed three straight games with a lower-body injury. He skated Tuesday without pain but coach Adam Oates did not want to throw him into the fire in a tough matchup versus Pittsburgh Wednesday.
 

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