Tag Archives: Power Play

All-Star Eight: Alex Ovechkin Passes Teemu Selanne in Points With Goal Against Blue Jackets

Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal in the team’s 6-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 5. In doing so, he moved up yet another NHL record book.

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More Goals, More Records: Alex Ovechkin’s 24th and 25th Goals of the 2022-23 Season Bring More Distinctions For Capitals Captain

Alex Ovechkin has had one historic regular season, one that is not even halfway completed. On the last day of 2022, the Washington Capitals’ captain finished by making more history with a couple of goals against the Montreal Canadiens.

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Recharging the Power Play: Marcus Johansson And Dylan Strome Adding Much-Needed Strength With the Man-Advantage

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in their eleventh game of the 2022-23 regular season may have marked their third loss in their past four games, but some positives could … Continue reading

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Special Teams Taketh, and Special Teams Giveth Away: Capitals’ Power Play Showing Signs of Life, Penalty Kill Struggling Early

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Last season, the Washington Capitals’ power play units ranked in the lower tier of teams across the NHL, a problem that failed the club on more than one occasion. Despite a slow start to the 2022-23 … Continue reading

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Third Game’s the Charm: Capitals Down Canadiens 3-1; T.J. Oshie Picks up Two Points

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals downed the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena on Saturday night, moving their record through the first three games of the 2022-23 season to 1-2-0.

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“Snarls is Great Man, He’s Such An Undercover Beauty”: TJ Oshie Talks Relationship With Dmitry Orlov, Capitals Power Play, and Absences of Key Players

Screencap: Capitals The Washington Capitals are well underway into their training camp for the 2022-23 season, with one preseason game in the books and another around the corner on Wednesday against the Philadelphia Flyers. One member of the team who … Continue reading

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John Carlson on the Capitals’ Power Play: It Wasn’t As Good As it Could or Should Be”

Jason Bondurant/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with the official start of training camp today. The team conducted their first press conferences of the season with the media as part of the day’s itinerary.

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Pondering the Power Play: Should the Capitals Give Their Young Players More Opportunities On the Man-Advantage This Season?

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Five seconds. That number is the average amount of time Washington Capitals forward and former first-round draft pick Connor McMichael averaged on the power play last season for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. And for a … Continue reading

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Need A Superhero? Call Captain America: TJ Oshie Scores Game-Tying Goal With 1:01 Left in Regulation, Sends Capitals to Overtime in Game 6 Against Florida Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With their season on the line in a crucial Game 6 at home against the Florida Panthers, the Capitals needed their top players to find a way to come through. Right wing TJ Oshie did … Continue reading

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Johnny Is Indeed, Good: John Carlson Has A Four-Point Night Against the Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals needing a bounce-back performance following players-only meetings after recent poor showings, defenseman John Carlson helped deliver with four points against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-3 victory.

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