Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

Metropolitan Division Rivals and their Upcoming Schedules

Nick Wass/Associated Press The Washington Capitals have had a relatively easy time this season when it comes to holding on to their spot at the top of the Metropolitan Division, being one of the NHL’s best teams throughout the 2016-17 … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Shattenkirk Train: How Did the Capitals Do in This Blockbuster Trade?

Analyzing the Washington Capitals trade for Kevin Shattenkirk Continue reading

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Do the Washington Capitals Lack the Mean Edge In Their Game?

Can the Washington Capitals find their killer instinct in the playoffs? Continue reading

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Avoiding the 43rd Scar: Preparing for Pittsburgh

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images This is the fourth and final musing during the Capitals’ bye-week, which takes a closer look at the most challenging opponent the Caps may face in the postseason; more specifically, that team from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Examining the Calls and Non-Calls from the Wild 8-7 Penguins Win Over the Capitals

The officiating was questionable in the Penguins Capitals game on Monday night. Let’s take a look closely at some of the missed calls. Continue reading

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Five Positives From a Wild One In Pittsburgh

Photo: Gene J. Pusher/Associated Press There are a truckload of aspects of last night’s game that make me scratch my head, or could tick me off, but I thought I’d take the high-road on this one. Here are a few … Continue reading

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What To Take Out Of The Capitals’ 8-7 OT Loss To The Penguins

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images  After last night’s Penguins-Capitals game, most Caps fans would likely want to talk about anything else, and it’s hard not to see why. It was a bad game, for many, many reasons. There … Continue reading

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Penguins Outlast Capitals 8-7, in a Wild One In Pittsburgh

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 8-7 Monday night at PPG Paints Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 29-10-5, ending the Capitals winning streak at nine consecutive games. The Capitals next travel … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Carlson Out, Only Seven Players on Ice for Optional Skate

After a big 5-0 home win over the Flyers, the Capitals go for their 10th win in a row tonight as they take on the Penguins for the final time this regular season. The Caps held an optional skate this … Continue reading

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Capitals and Penguins Both Missing Key Defensemen in Tonight’s Matchup

Geoff Burke/USA Today Despite pounding the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday afternoon, it wasn’t all celebration for the Capitals. Defenseman John Carlson missed the final two periods with an injury, and despite being a possibility for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, … Continue reading

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