Tag Archives: 2022-23 Washington Capitals

And Down The Stretch They Come!

“And down the stretch they come!” It’s one of the greatest recurring calls in all of sports. It never fails to raises goosebumps on my arm during the Kentucky Derby when the call is made as the horses enter the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Weekly Trends: Slideways Into The Break

Welcome to the 14th installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for the Capitals over the past seven days.

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Capitals Move-On To Columbus For Final Game Before All-Star Break: Capitals Monday Notebook

The Washington Capitals made their way to Columbus, Ohio, following their 5-1 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Sunday night. They next face the Blue Jackets on Tuesday in the final game before the 2023 All-Star break.

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Capitals Weekly Trends: Recent Struggles Continue As Roster And Lineup Remain In Flux

Welcome to the 12th installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for the Capitals over the past seven days.

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Capitals’ Shot Generation And Shot Suppression Cooling-Off During Weaker Portion Of 22-23’ Schedule

It’s a simple philosophy on the surface. Shoot the puck more than the opposition and you should score more goals, right? Well, not exactly. The type and location of shots, and a wide range of other shot characteristics factor in, … Continue reading

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Assessing The Capitals Goaltending Through First Half Of The 2022-23 Season

With the Capitals’ struggles to find consistent goaltending following the departure of franchise stalwart Braden Holtby, the organization entered the 2022 off-season with a clean slate between the pipes. The Capitals traded Vitek Vanecek to division rival New Jersey, and … Continue reading

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The Oshie Factor: A Look At The Capitals Play With And Without T.J. Oshie During The 2022-23 Season

Not lost in the Capitals’ convincing 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night was the loss of T.J. Oshie to a non-contact injury. Oshie left the game after his second shift of the second period and didn’t … Continue reading

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Capitals Falter Against Bruins In Season Opener: Post-Game Analysis

Photo: Twitter/@Capitals For the first time since the 2016-17 season, the Capitals lost their season opener, dropping the tilt against the Boston Bruins 5-2. The overall performance was mired by a powerless power play, defensive miscues, and the inability to … Continue reading

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Average Ages For All 32 Opening Night Rosters For 2022-23 Season

With opening night rosters now set for all 32 teams, we can begin to take our annual look at the makeup of each of the teams at the start of the 2022-23 season, including the average age for each of … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Notebook: Review Of Prospect Play In 4th Preseason Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals continued their 2022 preseason schedule Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to the Blue Jackets in Columbus. The Capitals started seven veteran forwards and three veteran defensemen, as the team continues to move closer to … Continue reading

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