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Capitals Insider Archive: Power play

Capitals GM George McPhee: 'I'm not happy with the results'

In addition to discussing the trade deadline, Capitals General Manager gave his evaluation of the team -- a February report card, if you will -- as it stands with only 23 games remaining in the regular season. "I'm not happy with the team right now. I'm not happy with the...

By Katie Carrera  | February 18, 2011; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  George McPhee, Power play  
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Caps' power play shows signs of life in Phoenix

Most often lately, the Capitals' power play hasn't offered reason for hope that it might be able to buck the trend of ineffectiveness that began in early December. Against the Coyotes last night, though, Washington's power play created chances, moved the puck well and held possession for lengths of time...

By Katie Carrera  | February 15, 2011; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
Categories:  Power play  
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Capitals still searching for answers on the power play

Saturday afternoon the Washington Capitals' best chances on the power play came with the line of D.J. King, David Steckel and Matt Bradley on the ice - all role players who might be the least likely to ever skate with the extra man for the Capitals. They played with an...

By Katie Carrera  | February 13, 2011; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Power play  
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Capitals seek to add power back into their power play

The Capitals goal-scoring troubles are nothing new at this stage of the season. They've been limited to two or fewer goals 23 times this year and are averaging more than a goal per game less than they had grown accustomed to. The lack of success on the power play is...

By Katie Carrera  | February 1, 2011; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Power play  
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Line change: Best way to restore power for Caps?

As the second half of the season opens tonight against Montreal, the Capitals are confronting some serious, though seemingly fixable, issues. High among them is reviving a power play that was once the most feared in the NHL. As Katie Carrera noted earlier today, Washington is just 9 for 88...

By Washington Post sports editors  | February 1, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Power play  
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Capitals look to get moving on power play

Coach Bruce Boudreau let his frustration with the Capitals' inability to create much of anything on the power play lately known after Washington's 4-3 overtime loss to Florida last night. This morning at St. Pete Times Forum, players said they took a long look at the unit's recent work and...

By Katie Carrera  | January 12, 2011; 2:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
Categories:  Power play, Tampa Bay Lightning  
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