Category Archives: Power Play

Game Preview: Lightning @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak alive as they face off with the Tampa Bay Lightning? Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Capitals To Fix Their Special Teams

Photo: NHL In the first three seasons with Barry Trotz as head coach, the Washington Capitals’ special teams were good-to-great. The Capitals averaged as the second to third best in power play and eighth-ninth in penalty kill in that time … Continue reading

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At the Midway Point, Are The Capitals Still the Favorite to Win the Metropolitan Division?

With half of the 2017-18 regular season in the books, are the Washington Capitals still the best team in the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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Capitals Look for Improvement on Power Play in 2018

The Capitals’ power play has been known to be one of their biggest strengths over the years. Whether it’s a blast from Alex Ovechkin’s office, a slick pass by Nicklas Backstrom, or a dirty goal in front of the net … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Bruins @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track as they face the red hot Boston Bruins? Continue reading

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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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Alex Ovechkin Now Capitals Leader in Hat Tricks

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Alexander Ovechkin is now the Washington Capitals’ career leader in hat tricks. Saturday night in Toronto, Ovechkin scored three goals to help the Caps secure a 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs.  The … 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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Game Recap: Capitals Defeat Oilers 2-1 in the Shootout

Game recap: Capitals defeat Oilers 2-1 in the shootout Continue reading

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