Category Archives: Coach

As Capitals Enter Busy November, Reirden Says No Player is at “100 Percent”

Photo credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports It wasn’t a big surprise when Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden announced yesterday that veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik would sit out tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Orpik played just 10 minutes and change … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz Speaks About The Team’s Second Round Series Win Against the Penguins Last Year

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Former Washington Capitals and current New York Islanders’ head coach Barry Trotz spoke about the Capitals’ second-round victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins last season after Trotz and the Capitals failed to get past them the previous two … Continue reading

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DSP Disappearing Act: Devante Smith-Pelly Still A No-Go For the Caps

When he signed a one-year contract to remain with the Capitals after a Cinderella story-like run last season, it was expected right wing Devante Smith-Pelly would pick up where he left off in the Capitals’ run to the franchise’s first-ever … Continue reading

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Training Camp Roundup: Recap of Day 1 of Capitals Training Camp 2018

Three months and a one week ago, the Capitals ended the 2017-18 as the Stanley Cup champions and while it may be hard to believe, the first day of Training Camp for the 2018-19 season is already over. In this … Continue reading

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Todd Reirden Discusses His Coaching Philosophy and the Changes He Will Make

Washington Capitals‘ head coach Todd Reirden officially starts his new job today, as training camp gets underway at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. 

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Todd Reirden On Promotion To Capitals Head Coach: “I Definitely Feel Like I’m Ready.”

Photo: The Hockey News Todd Reirden became the second head coach in NHL history to take over a team that had just come off of a Stanley Cup victory when he was named head coach of the Washington Capitals on … Continue reading

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Biggest Challenges Facing the Capitals As They Head Into 2018 Training Camp

The Washington Capitals will be tested as they enter 2018 Training Camp. Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which teams stock is up, down, or unchanged in the Metropolitan Division for 2018-19? Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Hire Reid Cashman As Assistant Coach

Photo: AHL.com The Washington Capitals hired Reid Cashman as an assistant coach, according to Bill Riga, the associate head men’s hockey coach at Quinnipiac University. 

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Djoos in the Driver’s Seat: Christian Djoos Will Look to Build on Memorable Rookie Season in 2018-19

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images At the start of what turned out to be the franchise’s first championship season, the biggest question the team faced was the addition of two rookie defensemen to their defensive unit after the loss of several … Continue reading

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