Tag Archives: Special Teams

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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Road Warriors: Capitals Are NHL’s Best Road Team Through 30+ Games

Photo: Brandon Magnus/Getty Images The Washington Capitals return home from a perfect four-game road trip, something which they did only once in franchise history previously (1992-93), to host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports … 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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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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Powerplay Sputters: The Capitals Must Get Their Powerplay Going to Get Through a Tough October Schedule

The Washington Capitals powerplay sputtered against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Continue reading

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Five Things That Must Turn Around for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

How can the Washington Capitals make another deep run at the Stanley Cup in 2020? Continue reading

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Offseason Changes Will Impact Capitals’ Special Teams This Season

Photo: WashingtonCaps.com The Washington Capitals have seen plenty of change since the end of last season. While Capitals’ fans have a pretty good idea of what the team’s lineup will look like on October 2, there are some holes in … Continue reading

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