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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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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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