Tag Archives: Power Play

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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Power(less) Play: Decay Of The Capitals’ Once Great Power Play

Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images I’m not sure if others feel this way, but what was once one of the more exciting aspects of any Capitals’ game was the power play. You’d get to see the finesse … Continue reading

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Shake, Rattle, Let’s Roll: Alex Ovechkin Scores 738th Career Goal, Moves Within Three of Tying Brett Hull For Fourth All-Time

Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington After signing a five-year contract to remain with the Washington Capitals this past summer, there were questions about whether Alex Ovechkin would be able to produce enough in his age-36 season in his pursuit of … Continue reading

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Power Play Prowess: T.J. Oshie Ties Career-High In Power Play Goals Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Smith/Getty Images With Washington Capitals captain and power play weapon Alex Ovechkin out for the first time ever against the Pittsburgh Penguins as he continues to deal with an injury suffered a week ago, and defenseman John Carlson also … Continue reading

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Great Eight Magic: Alex Ovechkin Scores 20th Goal of the Season, Passes Brett Hull For Second-Most Power Play Goals In NHL History

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Already having himself one heck of 2020-21 season after missing a handful of games due to being placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been on a tear as of … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Takes Lars Eller Off Of Capitals’ Power-Play Unit

After the Washington Capitals‘ first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday, the team finally moved towards practicing the power-play. First-year head coach Peter Laviolette opted to take center Lars Eller, who has been a fixture on the second unit for … Continue reading

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Western Conference Preview

How will the NHL’s Western Conference shake out after the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Continue reading

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Critical Points Are Up For Grabs As the Capitals Approach February

The Washington Capitals have a couple of winnable games before a tough start to February. Continue reading

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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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