Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

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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Game Preview: Capitals @ Penguins

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Capitals take their nine-game winning streak north to Pittsburgh for a tilt with the Penguins on Monday night. It’s a bit hard to believe, but this will be the final game of the regular season series between … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Report Card: How Are Things Looking at the Half-Way Point?

2017 has just begun and the NHL is in high gear halfway through the 2016-17 season.  The Metropolitan Division is currently flexing its muscle around the league.  If the NHL Playoffs were held right now, 5 Metropolitan Division teams would … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Pens 5-2, Win Seventh Straight

The Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 Wednesday night at Verizon Center. The win improves the Capitals record to 27-9-5. The win also moves the Capitals into second place in the Metropolitan Division, ahead of the Penguins. The Caps next host … Continue reading

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