Category Archives: Coach

Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Lucas Johansen set to make preseason debut tonight against Devils

In June, Lucas Johansen was in Nashville with his injured brother Ryan Johansen watching the Nashville Predators take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. “He unfortunately got injured right when I got to Nashville. It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Capitals to start training camp on Friday, September 15th

The Washington Capitals announced today that training camp will open on Friday, September 15th at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia. That will also be the first day of the season that coaches, management, and players are open to the … Continue reading

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Is This Barry Trotz’s Last Stand?

Washington Capitals’ head coach Barry Trotz is entering the fourth and final year of his original four-year deal with the club. With no signs of a new contract on the immediate horizon, Trotz’s future with the Capitals following this season … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Another Bizarre Coach Split: Why Did the Coyotes and Dave Tippett Break Apart the Day Before the NHL Draft?

Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press On Thursday evening, the Arizona Coyotes decided to mutually part ways with Head Coach Dave Tippett.  Tippett has been the Head Coach of the Coyotes since 2009.  Despite several seasons without making the playoffs, Tippett … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Game 7 Meltdown: What Is With the Poor Attitude and Effort?

Why did the Capitals lack effort and show a poor attitude in their Game 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins? Continue reading

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Todd Reirden is a Candidate for Panthers Head Coach Job

Capitals’ assistant coach Todd Reirden could be an NHL head coach very soon. The rumors and speculation have swirled around for a while and now that the Capitals are eliminated from Stanley Cup contention, Reirden will likely have an interview … Continue reading

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Is Trotz on the “Hot Seat” (Readers Poll)

Coach Trotz is wrapping up his third season at the helm of the Capitals. He’s racked up an impressive regular season record and two Presidents Trophies, yet the post-season record is all too familiar with previous head coaches, that ultimately … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Moved to Third Line In Practice

With the Capitals trailing 3-1 in their Eastern Conference Semifinal series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, head coach Barry Trotz has decided to make a few changes, at least for Friday’s practice.

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