Tag Archives: Penalty Kill
Conor Sheary Says Watching Carl Hagelin Has Helped Him Adjust to Penalty Killing Role: “I Think We Have Similar Instincts, Similar Assets That Help Us on the Penalty Kill”
Washington Capitals Through the first eight games of the 2022-23 regular season, arguably no member of the Washington Capitals has been as consistent and dynamic as forward Conor Sheary. The former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre has seen his versatility … Continue reading
Reverse Angle: Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Believes “Some Of The Best Penalty Killers Are Power-Play Guys”
On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena (8 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed facing the Predators along with some insight … Continue reading
Special Teams Taketh, and Special Teams Giveth Away: Capitals’ Power Play Showing Signs of Life, Penalty Kill Struggling Early
Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Last season, the Washington Capitals’ power play units ranked in the lower tier of teams across the NHL, a problem that failed the club on more than one occasion. Despite a slow start to the 2022-23 … Continue reading
Newly promoted Washington Capitals assistant coach Scott Allen held his first media availability with Capitals press on Tuesday. Allen will take over for the recently departed Scott Arniel, who left this off-season for a position with the Winnipeg Jets.
Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images If you followed our previews in advance of the start of the Capitals-Panthers series, you know that we highlighted special teams as one of the areas that could be a difference-maker for the … Continue reading
Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is one of the Capitals’ most well-rounded players, being utilized in multiple on-ice situations when the need arises. On Thursday night against the Buffalo Sabres, Wilson proved his versatility by scoring a shorthanded goal … Continue reading
Penalty killing has been one of the Capitals’ strengths this season, with the group currently in the top five leaguewide. “Controlled aggression” has been credited for the team’s improvement.
Can the Washington Capitals rebound after an ugly outing in New York on Wednesday? Continue reading
The Washington Capitals are committing too many penalties on the ice. Continue reading
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