Category Archives: Power Play
Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images On a night when the Edmonton Oilers and their superstar players, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, were in town for their lone visit of the season, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin turned in his best … Continue reading
Recharging the Power Play: Marcus Johansson And Dylan Strome Adding Much-Needed Strength With the Man-Advantage
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in their eleventh game of the 2022-23 regular season may have marked their third loss in their past four games, but some positives could … Continue reading
Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. The goal was the 122nd game-winner of his career, allowing him to pass Gordie Howe for second place on the all-time … Continue reading
Special Teams Taketh, and Special Teams Giveth Away: Capitals’ Power Play Showing Signs of Life, Penalty Kill Struggling Early
Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Last season, the Washington Capitals’ power play units ranked in the lower tier of teams across the NHL, a problem that failed the club on more than one occasion. Despite a slow start to the 2022-23 … Continue reading
“We’re Excited to Get Them Going”: Peter Laviolette Talks Addition of Joe Snively, Connor McMichael to the Lineup Ahead of Game Against Ottawa
NHL Last season, the Washington Capitals saw their organization get hit with the injury bug relatively early in the season. With key players such as Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson already out while recovering from offseason procedures, an injury to … Continue reading
Jason Bondurant/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with the official start of training camp today. The team conducted their first press conferences of the season with the media as part of the day’s itinerary.
Pondering the Power Play: Should the Capitals Give Their Young Players More Opportunities On the Man-Advantage This Season?
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Five seconds. That number is the average amount of time Washington Capitals forward and former first-round draft pick Connor McMichael averaged on the power play last season for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. And for a … Continue reading
Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images On Saturday the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-3 in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion. In addition to a critical victory in the Metropolitan Division playoff race, the game saw a number of Capitals milestones achieved.
First Period Power: Capitals’ Wilson, Carlson Score Power-Play Goals, van Riemsdyk Nets First of the Season Friday Night vs. Stars
Screencap: @Capitals It may be hard to believe, but the Washington Capitals scored on two power-play chances during Friday’s clash against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. Right-wing Tom Wilson and defenseman John Carlson gave the visiting team an early first-period … Continue reading
Photo: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images December 23 is the day that the non-commercial holiday of Festivus is celebrated, and one of the practices of Festivus is the Airing of Grievances. And even though the Capitals are off … Continue reading