Category Archives: Coach

Adam Oates: “I Think Ovechkin May Very Well Pass Gretzky”

Photo: © REUTERS / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports/Contributor / Sporting News / Gettyimages.ru Following his tenure as an NHL coach, former Washington Capitals forward and bench boss Adam Oates shifted his career to individual coaching, including NHL players. Clients include Steven … Continue reading

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“They Made the Most of Their Chances, And We Just Weren’t Able to Put Ours In”: Capitals Emphasize Being Able to Finish Offensively After Lopsided Loss to the Devils

Rich Graessle/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals 3-0 shutout win over the Calgary Flames on November 25 sparked hope for a consistent string of performances for Head Coach Peter Laviolette’s club, with consistency and a full 60 minutes something … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Run: Bruce Boudreau Named 14th Head Coach in Franchise History On This Day 15 Years Ago

NHL On this day 15 years ago, the Washington Capitals named then-Hershey Bears (American Hockey League) Head Coach Bruce Boudreau the 14th Head Coach in franchise history on an interim basis. The promotion of the longtime minor leagues coach would … Continue reading

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Ice Time & Inconsistency: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Connor McMichael & What’s Hindering The Capitals’ Chances For Winning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed center Connor McMichael’s loan to the AHL’s Hershey Bears for development purposes and how inconsistency in games is plaguing the Capitals recently.

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Peter Laviolette Out Of COVID Protocol; Will Be Behind The Bench For Tuesday’s Game Vs. Panthers

The Washington Capitals announced Tuesday that head coach Peter Laviolette will be behind the bench tonight after removal from the NHL’s COVID protocol list.

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Capitals’ Charlie Lindgren To Start Vs. Golden Knights; John Carlson Remains Out, Day-To-Day

Head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media prior to Tuesday’s tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He confirmed Charlie Lindgren will be between the pipes tonight while defenseman John … Continue reading

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Reverse Angle: Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Believes “Some Of The Best Penalty Killers Are Power-Play Guys”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena (8 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed facing the Predators along with some insight … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz On Leaving Washington: “There Was Sort of An Agreement There, A Verbal Agreement, And at the End of the Day It Didn’t Come Through”

Just days after the Washington Capitals held their first-ever Stanley Cup championship parade through the streets of the Nation’s Capital in June 2018, then-Head Coach Barry Trotz announced his resignation after failing to agree to financial terms on a new … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Thinks “Having A Veteran Team” Shows Younger Capitals Players Game Expectations

Screencap: @Capitals/Twitter On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Beck Malenstyn, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “The Opportunity’s There, But We Need Guys To Answer That Opportunity As Well”

Screencap: Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the team’s optional morning skate prior to their tilt against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). … Continue reading

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