Tag Archives: Defensive Lines

How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Photo: @Capitals For the first time in 20 years, Washington D.C. will host a conference final game on Tuesday night. Fittingly enough, it’ll be the Washington Capitals, who were the last team to make it this far. The Capitals will … Continue reading

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Photo: @Capitals The day has arrived! The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. Whoever gets to four wins first gets to skate around with or … Continue reading

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Lineup and Scenes from the 1st Capitals Eastern Conference Final Practice in 20 Years

Photo: @Capitals It’s unfamiliar territory in 2018. Usually around this time of year at Kettler Capitals Iceplex players are cleaning out their lockers and conducting their final interviews with the media. Not this year! On Wednesday morning the team began … Continue reading

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 5

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will now embark on a best of three series after the Penguins evened the series Thursday night. Game 5 is Saturday night with puck drop at 7 p.m. Prior to the game, the team … Continue reading

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 1 Against the Penguins

The Washington Capitals will begin their second round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Puck drop at 7 p.m. On Thursday morning, the Capitals held a morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Based on the rushes, here’s what … Continue reading

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 6

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals enter Monday night’s Game 6 against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 series lead with a chance to close out the series and advance to the second round for the fourth consecutive season. The … Continue reading

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Capitals Starting Lines and Goaltender for Game 3

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals are in Columbus, Ohio staring at an 0-2 series hole. Prior to a pivotal Game 3, the team held a morning skate on Tuesday morning at Nationwide Arena. After Philipp Grubauer had a bad … Continue reading

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Capitals Lineup for Game 1

The Stanley Cup Playoffs kicked off last night with three games but on Thursday night, the Washington Capitals will finally get their turn. Beginning tonight it’s their time to shine in front of the hockey world. Before the team takes … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Section 217: Arm Chair Coaching: What’s Your Preferred Lineup?

I’m pretty sure throughout the eighty-two game season we have all scratched our heads at times with the game lineups. Heck, I’m sure some of us have even thought we could do a better job at it. With the playoffs … Continue reading

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Charting the Capitals Failed Defensive Zone Exit Attempts for Capitals at Islanders

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Part two of our look at Capitals zone transitions focuses on failed defensive zone exits. The charting effort sets out to identify and aggregate unsuccessful controlled attempts to move the puck out of the defensive … Continue reading

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