Tag Archives: Special Teams

Capitals vs Penguins – Special Teams Scouting Reports

Photo: NHL Both power play units were among the league’s best this season. In fact, the Penguins and Capitals were tied for second in the league in power play success rates for the 2016-2017 regular season. In addition, the regular … Continue reading

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Round One Series Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs Versus Washington Capitals

Round One Series Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs versus the Washington Capitals. 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Maple Leafs

Can the Washington Capitals conclude their 5-game road trip on a high note as they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs? Continue reading

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Game Preview: Flames @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals cool the surging Calgary Flames on Braden Holtby bobblehead night? Continue reading

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Power ‘On’: Capitals’ Power Play is Heating Up

Photo: USATSI The Capitals power play has always been known as one of the best in the league during the Ovechkin era. The power play unit has struggled early on this season, but has since undergone a resurgence. 

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Game Preview: Flyers @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals extend their home win streak against the Philadelphia Flyers? Continue reading

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Is It Time To Worry About The Capitals Penalty Kill?

It’s something that’s been a bit of a problem almost all year. Taking penalties. The Capitals rank in the top five in the NHL in minor penalties taken for the season and since December 5th, they lead the entire NHL … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Hurricanes

Winners of 5 in a row, can the Capitals keep their win streak alive against the Carolina Hurricanes? Continue reading

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Game Preview: Canucks @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak going as they face the Vancouver Canucks? Continue reading

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At the Quarter Mark: Special Teams

With a quarter of the season in the books, there are many things Caps fans should be excited about. The Capitals are 3rd in the knife-fight and powerhouse Metropolitan Division. Alex Ovechkin notched his 16th career hat trick and will likely … Continue reading

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