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Capitals Honor Peter Laviolette With Video After Becoming The Winningest American-born Head Coach In NHL History

On Saturday during their clash against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals honored Peter Laviolette with a special video after becoming the winningest American-born head coach in NHL history Wednesday night following the 5-1 victory over the New York … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Earns 674th Career Win As NHL Head Coach – Most By Any American Head Coach

In addition to Alex Ovechkin goal-scoring milestones and Hendrix Lapierre’s first goal, the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday evening marked a coaching milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette.

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Peter Laviolette Says Alex Ovechkin “Still Day-to-Day”, Hendrix Lapierre’s “Skill and Poise” Aided His Impressive Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ opening night matchup against the New York Rangers is just two days away and after making more roster moves earlier today, the team is getting closer to finalizing their lineup for the highly-anticipated contest … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette Confirms Vanecek Will Be In Net Monday; Lapierre, McMichael To Play

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s training camp session at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He gave his thoughts on goaltender Ilya Samsonov and defenseman Michal Kempny and updated on who we can expect … Continue reading

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Canadiens’ Coach Luke Richardson Wears “Do It For Daron” Pin in Honor of Late Daughter

Photo: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images After head coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the Montreal Canadiens turned to assistant coach Luke Richardson to lead the team hours prior to the start of Game 3 in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Game 4: “We Were Not Good, Fast Enough, This One Wasn’t Close”

The Washington Capitals’ Game 4 loss to the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Friday night was anything but spectacular, with multiple members of the team citing the need for players to improve in time for a crucial Game 5 … Continue reading

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Coaching Clashes: Pierre-Luc Dubois The Latest In Coach-Player Saga in John Tortorella’s Time In Columbus

Jerome Miron/USA Today Columbus Blue Jackets Head Coach John Tortorella is an accomplished NHL Head Coach, with a Stanley Cup win just one accomplishment on a resume that includes 657 wins (the most by an American-born NHL Head Coach), two … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “There Will Be Guys In The Second Group Playing Games In The NHL This Year”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media on a Zoom call following Group A’s practice on the fifth day of the 2020-21 training camp. He discussed preparing for Sunday’s intra-squad scrimmage.

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Said Thursday’s Scrimmage Will Be An Evaluation Ahead of Season Opener on Jan. 14

Screencap: @Capitals On Wednesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media on a Zoom call following Group A’s practice on the third day of the 2020-21 training camp. He discussed how Thursday’s scrimmage will be an evaluation … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Said Zdeno Chara Has Cleared Physicals, Will Join Capitals’ Main Group on Wednesday

Photo: @Capitals On Tuesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media on a Zoom call following Group A’s practice on the second day of the 2020-21 training camp. He provided an update on defenseman Zdeno Chara and discussed … Continue reading

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