Category Archives: Penalty Kill

The Capitals are Hitting Their Stride In December, But Improvements Can Still Be Made in the New Year

The Washington Capitals have won 3 in a row. How can they improve their collective team game as they enter the new year? Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals With New Contracts: How are the Extensions Looking So Far?

How are the new contract extensions looking for the Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals – First Quarter Review – 2017-2018

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games during the 2017-2018 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of the … Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals Versus The Dangerous “Trap Games”

How can the Washington Capitals overcome the “trap games” that they face on their schedule? Continue reading

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October Observations: Can the Capitals Rebound from their 5-6-1 Start?

How can the Capitals recover in November after a slow start in October? Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Canucks

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track as they travel to Western Canada? Continue reading

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Progress Report: A Look At the Capitals Through the First Nine Games

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With the Capitals out of game action until Thursday, the team has some time to practice and enjoy themselves before taking the ice. With nine games already in the books, NoVa Caps’ Diane … Continue reading

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Capitals defeat Blues 4-3, End Preseason on High Note

The Capitals’ preseason wrapped up this afternoon with a 4-3 win against the Blues at Scottrade Arena in St. Louis this afternoon. 

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Capitals’ Trotz is Planning to Start Season With Orpik in Top 4

With the losses of Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner in free agency and Nate Schmidt to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Capitals have a hole to fill on their defense. Salary cap restrictions due to long-term … Continue reading

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Canes Clip Caps, 3-1

Less than 96 hours before Tuesday’s 5:00 p.m. roster deadline, players hoping to make the team on Opening Night took to the ice in Raleigh for the Capitals’ sixth preseason game of the year. While there were some noteworthy performances, … Continue reading

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