Tag Archives: Power Play

Fixing the Powerplay Funk: How Can the Washington Capitals Get Their Powerplay Back on Track?

The Washington Capitals need to inject some life into their sputtering powerplay. Continue reading

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Sparking A Dying Fuse: How to Put The “Power” Back In The Capitals’ Power Play

As the Capitals teeter on the edge of another customary mid-winter swoon, one of their special teams’ units got a head start. The power play, once a vaunted powerhouse, has been sputtering for better than a month.

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The Capitals Powerplay Has Slipped And Is Contributing To Capitals Losses

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in the first half of the 2019-20 regular season.  Through 40 games, the Capitals have only 8 regulation losses.  The Capitals have a +25 goal differential … Continue reading

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New Power-Play Wrinkle For Capitals Turns 5-on-4 Into 4-on-3 Advantage

Screen caps: @DimFilipovic The Washington Capitals‘ power-play set-up has been somewhat predictable at times for  for the better part of a decade. But on Wednesday night, in their 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins, the Capitals set up a little … Continue reading

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Vancouver At Washington Preview: Canucks Battle the Capitals In An Early-Afternoon Tilt

Can the Washington Capitals rebound after an ugly outing in New York on Wednesday? Continue reading

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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

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A Balanced Attack With Powerful Scoring: The Capitals Are a Tough Matchup For the Opposition

The Washington Capitals offensive attack is among the best in the NHL. Continue reading

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To the Nines and Climbing! : John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin Extend Points Streaks to Nine Games, Continue to Climb Record Books in Game Against Oilers

Mike Carlson/Getty Images Heading into Thursday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already etched his name into the NHL record books in the team’s previous game against the Calgary Flames while extending his points streak … Continue reading

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Top Shelf T.J. : T.J. Oshie Extends Team Lead in Goals With First Period Power Play Tally

Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Heading into Sunday night’s contest against the Chicago Blackhawks, Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie was coming off a game in which he scored two goals to help the Caps to a 5-2 win over the … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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