Category Archives: Penalty Kill

Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Keys to the Series: How Can the Capitals Contain the Storm Surge?

How can the Washington Capitals claim victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Acquisition Of Carl Hagelin Proving To Be Another Solid, Quiet Add

Photo: NHLPA After the Washington Capitals‘ “under the radar” move of acquiring defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2018 third-round pick led to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, the team decided to go with the … Continue reading

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Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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A Look Inside The Capitals’ Penalty Problem: Are They Really Getting Sent To The Box More This Year?

Photo: AP After getting penalized a grand total of 549 minutes last season (the ninth most in the NHL), the Washington Capitals are already at 536 this season (fourth most). As a result, head coach Todd Reirden has started benching players … Continue reading

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Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

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Fixing February: The Capitals Must Make the Proper Adjustments To Their Game To Escape the Current Losing Skid

The Washington Capitals need to make tweaks to their game to get back on track in February. Continue reading

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Especially Bad Special Teams Weekend For Washington Capitals

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The weekend was a productive weekend for the Washington Capitals, as far as winning hockey games, as they beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 in a shootout on Friday and beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in … Continue reading

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What They Want For Christmas: A Look At the Capitals’ Wish List Heading into the Holiday Season and New Year

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images North America While the focus coming into this season was that of defending their Stanley Cup championship season, the Capitals’ performance this season was also somewhat of a question mark with a new bench boss in former … Continue reading

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The Capitals Are Getting Hot in Late November. Can They Sustain Their Winning Ways into December?

Can the Capitals keep winning as they hit the month of December? Continue reading

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