Capitals Insider: penalties


Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/01/2014

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

Notes and observations from the loss in Detroit.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Brooks Laich, Caps-Red Wings, Casey Wellman, Injuries, Jason Chimera, Mike Green, penalties

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Tom Wilson learning to balance physicality, smart play

A recent hit reminded the Capitals rookie that his presence will bring scrutiny from officials.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:42 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, penalties, Tom Wilson

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014

Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Devils

Notes and observations from Friday’s loss in New Jersey.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:24 AM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Dmitry Orlov, Five thoughts, Jason Chimera, Michal Neuvirth, penalties

Posted at 11:09 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Tom Wilson’s unnecessary penalty costs Capitals in ugly loss

Every Capital made mistakes Friday night, but the rookie winger’s was particularly damaging.

By Katie Carrera  |  11:09 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Blue Jackets, penalties, Tom Wilson

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Capitals taking too many penalties

The Capitals have the league’s top penalty killing unit, but that also means they’ve had a lot of penalties to kill.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Karl Alzner, penalties

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 05/15/2013

George McPhee on playoff officiating: 'It sure didn't feel right'

General Manager George McPhee discusses the officiating in the Capitals' first-round series against New York. John Tortorella criticizes Capitals for "whining".

By Katie Carrera  |  02:25 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Rangers, George McPhee, John Tortorella, penalties, Playoffs

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/10/2013

Alex Ovechkin: 'You can't say nothing' to referees

Unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties aren't a new phenomenon for the Capitals this season, but it's definitely something they can avoid.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Matt Hendricks, Mike Ribeiro, penalties

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 02/22/2013

About the Capitals' puck over the glass penalty against New Jersey

In a third period filled with Capitals penalties, one was particularly strange.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:42 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Jay Beagle, penalties

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Caps have a penalty problem

The Caps' high number of penalties indicates desperate and frantic play after system breakdowns.

By Neil Greenberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, penalties, Statistical analysis

Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Penalties cost Capitals against Rangers

Coach Adam Oates saw penalties throw the Capitals off kilter again early against the Rangers.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:21 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Rangers, Karl Alzner, penalties

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Penalty epidemic costing Capitals

Washington is called for eight minor penalties in the first 34 minutes of the game Thursday night as an alarming lack of discipline continues.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:10 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Leafs, Joel Ward, Mike Ribeiro, penalties

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/26/2013

One-timers: Lackluster special teams, abundance of penalties troublesome for Caps

Notes and analysis from the Capitals 3-2 overtime loss to the Devils.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Devils, Line combinations, One timers, penalties, Power play

Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 01/20/2013

Adam Oates on Caps' 6-3 loss to Lightning: 'We got tired at times'

A lack of game conditioning and penalties helped unravel the Capitals hopes for victory Saturday night.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:25 AM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Lightning, Mike Ribeiro, penalties