Category Archives: Coach
“He’s Like Muhammad Ali, He’s Like Tom Brady, He’s Like Babe Ruth”: Former Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Alex Ovechkin’s Place in NHL History
Joe Noyes/NoVa Caps While the Washington Capitals’ 2022-23 season ended without an appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the mutual separation of the team and a majority of its coaching staff (including Head Coach Peter Laviolette) the historic climb … Continue reading
Capitals’ Peter Laviolette On Missing Playoffs, End of the Season: “Just Going Day-to-Day Now, Trying to Finish the Season the Right Way”
Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images With the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially out of the question for the Washington Capitals, the team will look to the final five games of the 2022-23 regular season for a chance to boost some … Continue reading
Peter Laviolette on Upcoming Game Against New Jersey Devils: “We’re Playing A Quick Team Tomorrow, So We’ve Got to Be Ready To Skate”
Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals will finally play in their home barn of Capital One Arena on Thursday after finishing their West Coast swing with a 2-2 record. The team returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday … Continue reading
Rangers Head Coach Gerard Gallant Calls T.J. Oshie’s Hit On Ryan Lindgren A “Bad Hit, Dirty Hit”
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu Saturday’s Capitals-Rangers game was nothing out of the ordinary for the two teams when they do battle. Plenty of hitting, penalties and assorted unpleasantries were prevent right from the opening faceoff. The first period also feature a … Continue reading
Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Team’s Struggles: “We Haven’t Improved Ourselves At All…I Think Everyone Understands That We Need to Win Hockey Games”
The Washington Capitals’ 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night marked their fifth consecutive defeat and pushed the team into a more desperate position as the 2022-23 season continues to progress.
Peter Laviolette Coaches 1,402nd Career Game in Washington’s 2-1 Victory Over Boston, Passes Ron Wilson For 11th All-Time in Games Coached
Washington Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette’s team entered the post-All-Star break with a hard-fought, 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. The veteran bench boss, who notched his 745th career victory, also coached in his 1,402nd career game.
“It’s Nice to See Guys Like TvR Get A Couple Goals”: Peter Laviolette Talks Secondary Scoring, State of Team Heading Into All-Star Break
Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals headed into the 2023 All-Star Game break with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, a crucial two-point gain that puts the team 27-20-6 and fourth place in the Metropolitan … Continue reading
Between A Vancouver Rock and Hard Place: Bruce Boudreau Overcome With Emotion in Morning Skate Press Conference As Coaching Change Rumors Swirl Around Canucks
Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images While longtime NHL head coach Bruce Boudreau has struggled to reach the pinnacle of a Stanley Cup victory, his resume as a bench boss is undisputedly impressive. Tied with former NHL bench boss Jacques Lemaire … Continue reading
Peter Laviolette on Managing the Lineup Upon Return of Key Players, Sitting Anthony Mantha: “He’ll Get Back in There, These Decisions Are Tough”
Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the long-awaited return of lineup stalwarts Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson in a 1-0 shutout of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, the Washington Capitals were forced to do some shuffling to their roster to make … Continue reading
Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says John Carlson is Home, “Doing Good”; Reiterates Carlson “Won’t Be On The Ice Any Time Soon”
Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made his weekly appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s Sports Junkies radio show. He discussed the team’s improvement in the standings recently and provided an update on defenseman John Carlson.