Tag Archives: Power Play

Game Preview: Lightning @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak alive as they face off with the Tampa Bay Lightning? Continue reading

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News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Practice: Working on Their Game

Despite losing three games in a row, the Capitals found plenty of positives in their last contest on Sunday against the Flyers. “I look at that game (against the Flyers) and I’m not disappointed in it,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz … Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Capitals To Fix Their Special Teams

Photo: NHL In the first three seasons with Barry Trotz as head coach, the Washington Capitals’ special teams were good-to-great. The Capitals averaged as the second to third best in power play and eighth-ninth in penalty kill in that time … Continue reading

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At the Midway Point, Are The Capitals Still the Favorite to Win the Metropolitan Division?

With half of the 2017-18 regular season in the books, are the Washington Capitals still the best team in the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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Capitals Look for Improvement on Power Play in 2018

The Capitals’ power play has been known to be one of their biggest strengths over the years. Whether it’s a blast from Alex Ovechkin’s office, a slick pass by Nicklas Backstrom, or a dirty goal in front of the net … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Practice: What’s Matt Niskanen’s Status?

The Capitals took the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for the first practice of 2018. Washington looks to build off their 2017 success, continue down road to the playoffs, and accomplish the big goal in 2018. That all started today … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Bruins @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track as they face the red hot Boston Bruins? Continue reading

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The Capitals are Hitting Their Stride In December, But Improvements Can Still Be Made in the New Year

The Washington Capitals have won 3 in a row. How can they improve their collective team game as they enter the new year? Continue reading

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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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