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Capitals Insider Archive: Penalty kill

Capitals' penalty kill continues on a roll

To understand how dependable the Capitals' penalty kill has been, consider that it has allowed more than one power-play goal against in a single game only twice in the first 42 games of the season. Following Saturday's matchup against the Florida Panthers, Washington has thwarted 27 consecutive opposing power plays...

By Katie Carrera  | January 9, 2011; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Penalty kill  
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Capitals' scoring slump has Coach Bruce Boudreau looking for answers

The Capitals took today off, but Coach Bruce Boudreau is in his office at Kettler Capitals Iceplex dissecting game film trying to see what might help his team score more goals. Over the past nine games, which dates back to Dec. 15 against Anaheim, Washington has scored just 22 goals...

By Katie Carrera  | January 5, 2011; 12:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Penalty kill, Power play, Tampa Bay Lightning  
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Capitals' penalty kill shines in shootout loss

There will be plenty of talk about Washington's continued struggles on the power play in the aftermath of Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Pittsburgh, but perhaps overlooked was the perfect performance turned in by the Capitals' sometimes-maligned penalty kill unit. Washington was 5 for 5 when the Penguins went to...

By Mark Giannotto  | December 24, 2010; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Penalty kill, Pittsburgh Penguins  
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Penalty kill comes up big for Caps against Senators

Michal Neuvirth said he lived the waning moments of the Capitals' eventual 3-2 win over Ottawa "minute to minute" and for good reason. There couldn't have been a more tense scenario in the third period as Washington killed off three penalties in the final 13 minutes of regulation to preserve...

By Katie Carrera  | December 20, 2010; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Morning Roundup, Penalty kill  
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Capitals' penalty kill must stay sharp

After the Thrashers defeated the Capitals, 3-1, on Saturday night, Atlanta Coach Craig Ramsay said that the third goal was the result of a set play his team had drawn up to try to counteract the Capitals' penalty kill. Heading into the contest, Washington had killed 11 of 13 penalties...

By Katie Carrera  | December 6, 2010; 7:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Morning Roundup, Penalty kill  
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Caps talk about the stabilizing ability of a strong penalty kill

Just when it seemed as though the Buffalo Sabres had tipped the balance on the ice completely in their favor Wednesday night, the Capitals caught a break by way of a penalty on one of their own. When Alex Ovechkin went off for delay of game in the second period,...

By Katie Carrera  | November 19, 2010; 7:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Morning Roundup, Penalty kill  
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Capitals' penalty kill rolls on, Katie Carrera , October 18, 2010
Capitals' penalty kill remains perfect, Katie Carrera , October 14, 2010
 
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