Tag Archives: Penalty Kill

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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Game Preview: Capitals Prepare For a Two-Game Set With Columbus

After 2 straight losses, can the Washington Capitals rebound against the Columbus Blue Jackets? 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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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 Versus The Dangerous “Trap Games”

How can the Washington Capitals overcome the “trap games” that they face on their schedule? Continue reading

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The Capitals Get An Important Special Teams Win

There’s no doubt the Capitals special teams has been struggling this season. Ranked in the bottom 5 in penalty kill and in the bottom half on the powerplay, they are nowhere near what they were last season. “That was one … Continue reading

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For The Capitals, It’s All About Survival Right Now

Photo: USA Today It’s no secret that the Washington Capitals are off to a rough start to the season, going 6-6-1 in their first 13 games. Not exactly terrible, but not the start the Capitals are used to having, compared … Continue reading

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October Observations: Can the Capitals Rebound from their 5-6-1 Start?

How can the Capitals recover in November after a slow start in October? Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Canucks

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track as they travel to Western Canada? Continue reading

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Lack Of Goal Scorers, John Carlson And Scoring Special Teams: A Couple Of Caps Thoughts

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals are still having some scoring issues. With a 4-4-1 record through the first nine games, the Capitals have scored 28 goals, which equates to 3.11 per game. However, given the current state of … Continue reading

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