Tag Archives: Penalty Kill

Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

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Fixing February: The Capitals Must Make the Proper Adjustments To Their Game To Escape the Current Losing Skid

The Washington Capitals need to make tweaks to their game to get back on track in February. Continue reading

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What They Want For Christmas: A Look At the Capitals’ Wish List Heading into the Holiday Season and New Year

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images North America While the focus coming into this season was that of defending their Stanley Cup championship season, the Capitals’ performance this season was also somewhat of a question mark with a new bench boss in former … Continue reading

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The Capitals Are Getting Hot in Late November. Can They Sustain Their Winning Ways into December?

Can the Capitals keep winning as they hit the month of December? Continue reading

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Since Returning From Suspension, Tom Wilson is Turning Into Offensive Force For Capitals

Photo: SWX After an excellent postseason performance, where he tallied five goals, 15 points, and a +10 rating, tied for third on the team with defenseman John Carlson, in 21 games, all while playing on the top line with center … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Washington Penalty Kill Continues To Struggle

Photo: @Capitals Special teams were the difference in this one. The Blue Jackets entered the game with the least efficient power play in the league, but would end up scoring two power play goals to beat the Capitals 2-1. The Capitals … Continue reading

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The NoVa CAPtures Vol. 10.5 – Trick or Treating with the Champs!

Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the latest installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In this installment, NoVa Caps’ presents some of the submissions sent in for this … Continue reading

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Why It’s Too Early To Worry About the Capitals’ Penalty Kill

Photo: Zimbio While the Washington Capitals have been very good at finding the back of the net so far this season (second in the NHL with an average of 3.8 goals per game and first with a 37.1% power play … Continue reading

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Elite and Leading By Example: Evgeny Kuznetsov Has Emerged As One of the NHL’s Best Players and One of the Capitals’ Most Valuable Leaders

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Since he joined the Capitals at the tail-end of the 2013-14 season, center Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game as a player has evolved by leaps and bounds. At one time considered the best player not playing in the National … Continue reading

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The Lack Of Faceoff Wins: How Can the Capitals Improve Inside the Faceoff Dot?

Why are the Washington Capitals struggling in the faceoff dot? Continue reading

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