Tag Archives: Power Play

The Washington Capitals Versus The Dangerous “Trap Games”

How can the Washington Capitals overcome the “trap games” that they face on their schedule? Continue reading

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The Capitals Get An Important Special Teams Win

There’s no doubt the Capitals special teams has been struggling this season. Ranked in the bottom 5 in penalty kill and in the bottom half on the powerplay, they are nowhere near what they were last season. “That was one … Continue reading

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For The Capitals, It’s All About Survival Right Now

Photo: USA Today It’s no secret that the Washington Capitals are off to a rough start to the season, going 6-6-1 in their first 13 games. Not exactly terrible, but not the start the Capitals are used to having, compared … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Canucks

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track as they travel to Western Canada? Continue reading

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Capitals Fan Club Hosts First Meeting of the 2017-18 Season

The Washington Capitals Fan Club held their first meeting of the 2017-18 season tonight prior to the team’s contest against the Florida Panthers. Special guests Joe Beninati and Crain Laughlin, play-by-play and color commentator, respectively, for NBC Sports Washington. They … Continue reading

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5 Storylines Going Into Capitals-Penguins on Wednesday Night Rivalry

Photo: NHL On Wednesday night, the Capitals will look to bounce back from giving up a 3-1 lead and falling 4-3 in overtime in Tampa Bay on Monday night. They will have to do so against the defending back-to-back Stanley … Continue reading

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Canes Clip Caps, 3-1

Less than 96 hours before Tuesday’s 5:00 p.m. roster deadline, players hoping to make the team on Opening Night took to the ice in Raleigh for the Capitals’ sixth preseason game of the year. While there were some noteworthy performances, … Continue reading

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Capitals New Power Play Units Get Some Practice Tuesday

Photo: Capitals Since the 2009-10 season, the Capitals have ranked first on the power play four times and ranked within the top five six times. That said, the Capitals have always been known to be one of the most respected … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Dmitry Orlov

As we do every year in the weeks leading up to the Capitals’ training camp, NoVa Caps is preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season. Today, our annual player previews continue with defenseman Dmitry Orlov. 

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Which Washington Capitals Players Will Need to Improve in 2017-18 in Order For the Club to Remain in Playoff Contention?

What Capitals Players Need to step up for the 2017-18 season? Continue reading

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