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Mike Green | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 207
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Mike Green had an assist in a 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.
Green now has two points in three playoff contests. He's looking to build off of his best campaign in years as he scored 10 goals and 45 points in 72 regular season contests. Apr 20 - 10:16 AM

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Mike Green was in on both of Washington's goals in the Capitals' important 2-1 victory Sunday over the Red Wings in Detroit.

The veteran defenseman picked up his 35th assist of the season on the game's opening goal, scored at 3:39 of the first period by Evgeny Kuznetsov. It was a power-play goal and Kuznetsov's 11th of the season. Green then made it 2-0 at 4:42 of the second period with his 10th goal of the season. Superstar Alex Ovechkin grabbed an assist on Green's goal, his 28th assist of the season. With the win, the Caps moved closer to toward clinching a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Washington (44-25-11), second in the Metropolitan Division, one point ahead of the New York Islanders, will clinch if the Ottawa Senators lose to the Toronto Maple Leafs Sunday night.
Apr 5 - 8:01 PM

Mike Green (upper body) has confirmed that he'll be back in the Capitals' lineup on Friday.

Green missed Wednesday's game due to the ailment. He has five goals and 38 points in 58 contests this season. Cameron Schilling is being returned to the minors as a result of Green's return.
Mar 13 - 11:29 AM

Mike Green (upper body) might be able to return on Friday.

Green missed Wednesday's game due to the ailment. He has five goals and 38 contests in 58 contests in 2014-15.
Mar 12 - 4:35 PM

Mike Green (upper body) will miss Wednesday's game.

The good news is that Green was able to participate in Wednesday's practice. "Just making sure everything is intact so I can play properly," he said. "We’ll give it a couple days. It was good to push it to see where it’s at. It’s nothing serious, it’s a matter of getting it strong and healthy. The mobility and strength isn't there." Look for Nate Schmidt to be inserted into the lineup.
Mar 11 - 11:41 AM

Mike Green is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Green is considered day-to-day as a result. He has five goals and 38 points in 58 contests in 2014-15. He hasn't been ruled out for Wednesday's contest, but Nate Schmidt has been summoned on an emergency basis to serve as an insurance policy. The presence of Schmidt is particularly useful given that after he arrived, fellow defenseman Brooks Orpik sustained a lower-body injury.
Mar 10 - 12:03 PM

The Capitals are unlikely to trade Mike Green prior to the March 2 deadline, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.

Green is an unrestricted free agent in the offseason. He means too much for the Capitals, who have designs on making noise in the playoffs, and it would probably be difficult for them to find a player who fit his puck-moving mold. Green has 36 points in 51 games this season.
Source: The Score
Feb 21 - 11:11 PM

Mike Green will play in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Green has been dealing with a lower-body injury but he is fit enough to play against the Flyers. The 29-year-old missed Washington's last game against the Anaheim Ducks because of the injury. Adjust your lineups accordingly.
Feb 8 - 3:02 PM

Mike Green will be a game time decision on Sunday as he is recovering from a lower body injury.

The talented defenseman will take part in the pre-game warmup before a decision will be made as to his availability so it likely will be a late decision. He has 32 points in 44 games this season. Green can become a UFA at the end of the season so he is playing for a big contract the rest of the way.
Feb 8 - 11:57 AM

After beating around the bush about it, the Washington Capitals ended up scratching Mike Green against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

Make a late move if you still can. Green has 32 points in 44 games this season. Green is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, the team updates.
Feb 6 - 7:04 PM

If Mike Green is going to be traded by Washington then GM Brian MacLellan won't be acquiring draft picks and prospects.

He said that would send the wrong message to the team. Green has collected nine points in his last eight games. He's an unrestricted free agent in the summer and he's sure to attract offers leading into the trade deadline.
Feb 5 - 5:23 PM

Mike Green had a goal and an assist in a 4-0 victory over Pittsburgh.

Green has three multi-point games in his last six contests. He has five goals and 29 points in 40 contests in 2014-15.
Jan 29 - 11:48 AM

Mike Green had two assists in a 5-4 shootout loss to Washington.

It was Green's second multi-point game in the span of three contests. He has four goals and 27 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 21 - 11:29 AM

Mike Green had a pair of assists in the Capitals' 3-2 overtime loss to Philadelphia on Thursday night which extended a recent hot streak.

The 29-year-old blueliner has six assists in his past five games, which gives him 23 points in 32 games so far this season. The Calgary native is well on pace for his best points output since 2010 if he can stay healthy for the rest of the season.
Jan 8 - 10:03 PM

Mike Green scored on Saturday and it was his first goal in almost two months.

The Washington blueliner last found the back of the net on October 22. Green has four goals and 15 points this season and remains a nice 2-3 defenseman in most pools.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 10:21:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Joel Ward
4Curtis Glencross
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Eric Fehr
3Andre Burakovsky
4Tom Wilson
5Jay Beagle
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7Dmitry Orlov
8John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters