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

Notes and observations from the loss in Detroit.

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Feb 1, 2014

Tom Wilson learning to balance physicality, smart play

A recent hit that resulted in an untimely penalty reminded the Capitals' rookie that his presence will bring scrutiny from officials.

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Jan 28, 2014

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

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

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Jan 25, 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.

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Jan 18, 2014

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.

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."

  • Katie Carrera
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  • May 15, 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.

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Mar 10, 2013

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

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

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Feb 22, 2013

Caps have a penalty problem

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

Penalties cost Capitals against Rangers

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

  • Katie Carrera
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  • Feb 18, 2013
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