Capitals Insider: Penalty Kill


Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/23/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 shootout win against the Sharks

Notes and observations from the Capitals’ win in San Jose.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps-Sharks, Chris Brown, Dustin Penner, Eric Fehr, Five thoughts, Penalty Kill, Shootouts, Tom Wilson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 3-2 win over the Ducks

Washington started strong and stayed strong against Anaheim.

By Katie Carrera  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Ducks, Dustin Penner, Five thoughts, Joel Ward, John Carlson, Penalty Kill, Power play

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Capitals won’t retool struggling penalty kill

Penalty killers are focusing on preventing shots from getting through, rather than traffic in front.

By Katie Carrera  |  03:35 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Czech Olympic team, John Erskine, Karl Alzner, Martin Erat, Michal Neuvirth, Penalty Kill, Sochi 2014

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 5-3 loss in Minnesota

Notes and observations from Washington’s fourth straight defeat.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:48 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Wild, Five thoughts, Mike Green, Penalty Kill

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Is Washington’s penalty kill championship caliber?

The Capitals have surrendered 1.76 shots against each time they have been shorthanded this season. Only four teams have allowed more.

By Neil Greenberg  |  08:07 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Penalty Kill, Statistical analysis

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss in Phoenix

Notes and observations from the 4-3 shootout loss to the Coyotes.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Coyotes, Five thoughts, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Penalty Kill, Power play, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Caps hope remedying special-teams issues will lead to more wins

Coach Adam Oates wanted the last-place Capitals to feel a keep-your-head-up sensation during Monday morning's film review.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:53 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Penalty Kill, Power play, Special teams

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Alex Ovechkin on playing penalty kill: 'I'm gonna do my best'

Alex Ovechkin talks about possibly seeing more time on the penalty kill this season.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:34 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Penalty Kill

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Adam Oates 'absolutely' would use Alex Ovechkin on penalty kill

Coach Adam Oates explains why he would use Alex Ovechkin on the penalty kill.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:02 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Penalty Kill, Training Camp