Category Archives: Todd Reirden

A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only four other coaches have done. Now that 20 games of Reirden’s first taste … Continue reading

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The Capitals Head to the Twin Cities to Kick Off a Four-Game Road Trip

Can the Washington Capitals snap their two-game losing skid as they travel out West? Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: John Carlson Skates, Evgeny Kuznetsov Skips, Plus A Familiar Reunion

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Saturday in preparations for their game against the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday. Puck drop from Capital One Arena is slated for 5 PM and will be telecasted on NBC Sports Washington. … Continue reading

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As Capitals Enter Busy November, Reirden Says No Player is at “100 Percent”

Photo credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports It wasn’t a big surprise when Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden announced yesterday that veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik would sit out tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Orpik played just 10 minutes and change … Continue reading

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Why It’s Too Early To Worry About the Capitals’ Penalty Kill

Photo: Zimbio While the Washington Capitals have been very good at finding the back of the net so far this season (second in the NHL with an average of 3.8 goals per game and first with a 37.1% power play … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Practice News Roundup: Line Juggling

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals were back on the ice at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, on Friday in preparation for tomorrow’s 4 PM Eastern matinee against the Flames. The game can be seen on NBC Sports Washington. Here … Continue reading

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After Demotion To Fourth Line, What’s Next For Andre Burakovsky?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Going into last season with the departures of forwards Justin Williams and Marcus Johansson due to salary cap constraints, the Capitals were hoping forward Andre Burakovsky could slide into one of those spots and replace some of that … Continue reading

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The Lack Of Faceoff Wins: How Can the Capitals Improve Inside the Faceoff Dot?

Why are the Washington Capitals struggling in the faceoff dot? Continue reading

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The Capitals Need to Smartly Manage the Early Time Off and Back-to-Back Games In October

The Capitals need to manage their days off accordingly with a tough week ahead in October Continue reading

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