Category Archives: Penalty Kill

Capitals Practice News Roundup: John Carlson Skates, Evgeny Kuznetsov Skips, Plus A Familiar Reunion

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Saturday in preparations for their game against the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday. Puck drop from Capital One Arena is slated for 5 PM and will be telecasted on NBC Sports Washington. … Continue reading

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In the Middle Of November Home Cooking, the Capitals Look to Extend Their Win Streak Versus Columbus

The Washington Capitals face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first time since the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Continue reading

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Why It’s Too Early To Worry About the Capitals’ Penalty Kill

Photo: Zimbio While the Washington Capitals have been very good at finding the back of the net so far this season (second in the NHL with an average of 3.8 goals per game and first with a 37.1% power play … Continue reading

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Elite and Leading By Example: Evgeny Kuznetsov Has Emerged As One of the NHL’s Best Players and One of the Capitals’ Most Valuable Leaders

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Since he joined the Capitals at the tail-end of the 2013-14 season, center Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game as a player has evolved by leaps and bounds. At one time considered the best player not playing in the National … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Wants To Stay Out Of the Penalty Box More, But That Doesn’t Mean He Won’t Still Be Physical Presence For Capitals

Photo: The Mercury News Washington Capitals‘ forward Tom Wilson is coming off his best season in the NHL when he recorded 14 goals, 35 points, and a +10 ratings, all career-highs while mostly playing on the top line with captain Alex … Continue reading

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Biggest Challenges Facing the Capitals As They Head Into 2018 Training Camp

The Washington Capitals will be tested as they enter 2018 Training Camp. Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Specials: A Look At the Capitals’, Golden Knights’ Special Teams

Ethan Miller/Getty Images With Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals just days away, both the Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights are preparing for what should be a memorable series, one that will feature top-end talent on both the power … Continue reading

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Dane in the Dog House: Lars Eller Having Trouble Staying Out of the Penalty Box

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After simply dominating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Games 1 & 2 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa, the Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead and the momentum in their favor. While no one … Continue reading

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Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Raising His Game in the Playoffs Again

After key departures in the offseason, the Capitals needed more production from certain guys. One of them was Tom Wilson. After breaking out with a three-goal performance in the First Round against his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs last season, many … Continue reading

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