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Capitals Honor Head Coach Peter Laviolette For Reaching 700 Career Wins

On February 15, 2022, Washington Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette recorded his 700th career win as an NHL bench boss, against one of his former clubs the Nashville Predators. On the final day of February and on a night in … Continue reading

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Capitals Present Silver Stick to Head Coach Peter Laviolette Recognizing 700 NHL Wins

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals honored head coach Peter Laviolette on Wednesday with a silver stick, recognizing his recent achievement of 700 career wins, which ties him with Mike Babcock for ninth place on the All-Time list.

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“Guys Are Just Happy To See Their Teammates Out There”: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Having A Full Lineup on the Ice, The Importance of An Extended Break, and Former Caps Goalie Craig Anderson

The Washington Capitals returned to practice with their full lineup on the ice for the first time this season, preparing for their Thursday night tilt against the New York Rangers. Head Coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s First Hockey Coach Alexander Filippov, “I Have to Be the Best, That’s His Mentality”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here) … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Wins 700th NHL Game, Ties Mike Babcock for Ninth Place All Time for Coaching Victories

Photo: Getty Images The Capitals’ victory over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night marked a coaching milestone win for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. It was the 700th win of his NHL coaching career and tied him with Mike Babcock for ninth … Continue reading

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Bruce, There It Is! Former Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Coaches in 1,000th Career NHL Game

Photo: NHL Sunday night former Washington Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau coached his 1000th career NHL game as the Vancouver Canucks faced the St Louis Blues. He became the 29th NHL coach to reach the milestone, achieving it with his fourth … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on AHL Call-Ups: “We Put Them In Situations Because We’ve Had To And They Played Really Well”

Screencap: @Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed passing Dick Irvin for the 10th-most wins by a head coach and how pleased he is with the call-ups from the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Passes Dick Irvin For the 10th-Most Wins By A Head Coach in NHL History

The Washington Capitals‘ 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators at Capital One Arena Wednesday night marked a milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette, who passed Dick Irvin (691) for the 10th-most wins by a head coach in NHL history.

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Pittsburgh at Washington Preview: Capitals Host Penguins For Final Time This Regular Season

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second and final time this season on Friday night. The Capitals pounded the Penguins by a score of 6-1 on November 14 in the first … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Passes Pat Quinn For the 11th-Most Wins By A Head Coach in NHL History

Washington Capitals’ Peter Laviolette had a milestone night himself on Wednesday. After the Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 at Capital One Arena, Laviolette passed Pat Quinn (684) for the 11th-most wins by a head coach in NHL history.

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