Category Archives: Power Play

Critical Points Are Up For Grabs As the Capitals Approach February

The Washington Capitals have a couple of winnable games before a tough start to February. Continue reading

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Fixing the Powerplay Funk: How Can the Washington Capitals Get Their Powerplay Back on Track?

The Washington Capitals need to inject some life into their sputtering powerplay. Continue reading

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Sparking A Dying Fuse: How to Put The “Power” Back In The Capitals’ Power Play

As the Capitals teeter on the edge of another customary mid-winter swoon, one of their special teams’ units got a head start. The power play, once a vaunted powerhouse, has been sputtering for better than a month.

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The Capitals Powerplay Has Slipped And Is Contributing To Capitals Losses

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in the first half of the 2019-20 regular season.  Through 40 games, the Capitals have only 8 regulation losses.  The Capitals have a +25 goal differential … Continue reading

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New Power-Play Wrinkle For Capitals Turns 5-on-4 Into 4-on-3 Advantage

Screen caps: @DimFilipovic The Washington Capitals‘ power-play set-up has been somewhat predictable at times for  for the better part of a decade. But on Wednesday night, in their 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins, the Capitals set up a little … Continue reading

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Penalty Pileup – The Capitals Need to Clean Up The On-Ice Penalties

The Washington Capitals are committing too many penalties on the ice. Continue reading

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A Balanced Attack With Powerful Scoring: The Capitals Are a Tough Matchup For the Opposition

The Washington Capitals offensive attack is among the best in the NHL. Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Powerplay Sputters: The Capitals Must Get Their Powerplay Going to Get Through a Tough October Schedule

The Washington Capitals powerplay sputtered against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Scores Power Play Goal in World Junior Summer Showcase Tournament

Photo: @Capitals Earlier this summer, Capitals fans had their first look at 2019 first-round draft pick Connor McMichael during the team’s annual Development Camp, where he fine-tuned his potential under the tutelage of the organization’s coaches. Currently, the prized prospect … Continue reading

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