Tag Archives: Penalty Kill

Keys to the Series: The Washington Capitals Must Bring Their Best Game Against the Vegas Golden Knights To Clinch the Stanley Cup

What little things do the Washington Capitals need to do accomplish in order to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final? Continue reading

Posted in Games, Goaltending, News, NHL, Players, Playoffs, Power Play, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Stanley Cup Specials: A Look At the Capitals’, Golden Knights’ Special Teams

Ethan Miller/Getty Images With Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals just days away, both the Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights are preparing for what should be a memorable series, one that will feature top-end talent on both the power … Continue reading

Posted in Data and Analytics, Games, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Players, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, Penalty Kill, Playoffs, Power Play, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Eastern Conference Finals Preview: The Capitals Look to Tame the Lightning In Ovechkin’s First Trip to the Third Round

The Washington Capitals look to continue to make history as they face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals Continue reading

Posted in Goaltending, News, NHL, Players, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Capitals Penalty Kill has been an X-Factor the Last Three Games

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After trailing their series 2-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals won their next three games to take a 3-2 series lead heading into Monday night’s Game 6. Two of those … Continue reading

Posted in Barry Trotz, Coach, Daily Report, News, Penalty Kill, Playoffs, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Keys to the Game 3 Victory: How Did the Washington Capitals Pull Off a Stunning Double Overtime Upset in Columbus?

What adjustments did the Washington Capitals make to steal a Game 3 double overtime victory in Columbus? Continue reading

Posted in Game Re-Caps, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Playoffs, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Down In a 0-2 Hole, How Can the Washington Capitals Crawl Back Into the Series Versus Columbus?

What adjustments can the Washington Capitals make in their game as they head to Columbus down 0-2 in the series? Continue reading

Posted in Game Re-Caps, Games, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Players, Playoffs, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?

What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading

Posted in Barry Trotz, Coach, Coaching, Games, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Playoffs, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Special Teams Spotlight: Previewing the Caps-Jackets Special Team Matchups

With the Capitals’ first round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets (the first time the Caps have played Columbus in the playoffs) set to begin Thursday, both teams are preparing to go toe-to-toe with some of the most highly-skilled … Continue reading

Posted in Data and Analytics, Games, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Playoffs, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Behind the Stats: Digging Deeper Into the Capitals/Blue Jackets First Round Matchup

A statistical breakdown between the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets before they head into their first postseason matchup. Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Players, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments