Tag Archives: Overtime

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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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Needs to Get Rid of the “Bye Week”

Are bye weeks a good thing for the NHL players? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Are NHL GMs Focusing On the Right Things To Improve the Game?

What are the NHL GMs discussing at the meetings in Toronto? What should they be talking about? Continue reading

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Ovechkin Ties Wayne Gretzky and Mark Recchi On All-Time Game-winning Goal List

Photo: Washington Capitals With his 109th career multi-goal game against the Winnipeg Jets, Alex Ovechkin continues to climb the record books. One of his two goals, an overtime winner, placed him alongside the names of legends. 

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Tie Games, 3-on-3 Overtime, Shootouts and Some Overtime Options to Consider

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images  If you’ve ever watched the Mighty Ducks movies, you’ll know that Julie “the Cat” Gaffney has some seriously hot takes on tied games. The NHL clearly took that to heart when devising its current overtime system.

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A Year in the Books: Revisiting Fan Approval of the 3-on-3 Overtime Format

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Last September NoVa Caps conducted a poll of its readers to get a sense of how Caps fans felt about the new 3-on-3 overtime format. Let’s just say the results were less than favorable for the … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Looks Back at the Top Moments of ’15-’16: #4 TJ Hat Trick & OT Game Winning Goal – Inspiration Provided by Lyla!

Photo: Washington Capitals Each week over the course of 10 weeks, NoVa Caps’ contributor Michael Marzzacco will take a look back at what he believes were the Top 10 Moments of the 2015-2016 Washington Capitals’ season.

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Just In the ‘Nick’ of Time: Capitals Beat Maple Leafs, 3-2 in a Shootout

It seemed like the cards were stacked pretty high against the Maple Leafs tonight, even before the puck was dropped.  The Maple Leafs (2-8-3) were playing the second night of a back-to-back set of games, losing in OT to the Red Wings … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Panthers, 2-1 in Overtime

The Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers, 2-1 in overtime on Saturday night, extending their new winning streak to two games.   The Capitals were playing the second game of a back-to-back set, having beat the Columbus Blue Jackets last night (Friday) … Continue reading

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3-on-3 Overtime: A Few More Data Points and Trotz’ Evolving Strategies

The Washington Capitals have now taken three bites from the new 3-on-3 overtime apple, and each time, gaining a little more wisdom along the way.  There’s never really been any question, this was going to take some time to figure out, … Continue reading

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