Tag Archives: Penalty

Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Players | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Penalty Pileup – The Capitals Need to Clean Up The On-Ice Penalties

The Washington Capitals are committing too many penalties on the ice. Continue reading

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

Early October Fun Around the NHL: Highlight Goals, Stick Throws, and Crowd Taunts

The first week of the 2019-20 NHL regular season has been extremely eventful. Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

NHL Postseason Inconsistencies: The Performance of the On-Ice Officials Is An Eyesore to the League

The NHL’s postseason officiating has been poor and changes must be made. Continue reading

Posted in News, Players, Playoffs, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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

Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

Posted in Management, News, NHL, Offense, Power Play, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Look Inside The Capitals’ Penalty Problem: Are They Really Getting Sent To The Box More This Year?

Photo: AP After getting penalized a grand total of 549 minutes last season (the ninth most in the NHL), the Washington Capitals are already at 536 this season (fourth most). As a result, head coach Todd Reirden has started benching players … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, Penalty Kill, Players, Propsects, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Opinion: The Penalty to Tom Wilson Not the First Time The NHL’s Officials Have Targeted the Rugged Winger

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When Capitals right wing Tom Wilson returned to the lineup for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild, there was no doubt No. 43 was going to be a marked man by the men in stripes … Continue reading

Posted in News, NHL, Opinion, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Game Preview: Capitals @ Canucks

The Washington Capitals make their first stop in Western Canada as they face the Vancouver Canucks Continue reading

Posted in Games, Lineups, News, NHL, Power Play, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment