Category Archives: Coach

A Head-to-Head Comparison of Peter Laviolette and Gerard Gallant

Two of the top candidates for the head coach of the Washington Capitals are Peter Laviolette and Gerard Gallant. The veteran coaches fit the bill for an experienced head coach who can hold veteran players accountable and get solid post-season … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Fined $25,000 For Conduct During Media Availability on August 19

Photo: Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports The NHL announced on Tuesday afternoon that Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella has been fined $25,000 for his conduct during a media availability on August 19 following the team’s Game 5 loss to … Continue reading

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Who Will Coach The Capitals Next Season?

Photo: Knights On Ice After the Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders in five games in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are plenty of questions surrounding the team, including the future of head … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden: “We Knew Coming Into The Tournament We Could Have A Lot Of This”

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Wednesday that being without center Nicklas Backstrom, who has missed the past three games due to an undisclosed injury suffered in Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Heading Into Wednesday’s Game 1 Vs. Islanders: “It’s Up To Us To Continue To Find Ways To Manufacture Offense The Best Way We Can”

On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He provided updates on defenseman John Carlson and center Lars Eller and what the team needs to do heading … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against the Lightning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He gave an update on defenseman John Carlson and stated goaltender Braden Holtby will start in Monday’s round-robin game against the Tampa … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Ilya Samsonov’s Injury & Absence in Toronto: “It Is Disappointing For The Player…It Is Disappointing For Us”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed the absence of goaltender Ilya Samsonov and the ongoing discussions regarding who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Friday’s Scrimmage: “It Was A Real Growth Moment For Our Team”

On Friday evening, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the third intra-squad scrimmage on the tenth day of training camp. He discussed how the organization will narrow down a 34-man camp … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden Says Friday’s Scrimmage Will Be a Full Dress Rehearsal to Prepare, Get Into a Routine For Next Wednesday’s Exhibition Game

On Wednesday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices on the eighth day of training camp. He discussed defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev‘s progress on the ice and getting back into … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Heach Coach Todd Reirden Believes John Carlson is “Favored To Win” Norris Trophy

On Monday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices and intra-squad scrimmage on the seventh day of training camp. He discussed his thoughts on defenseman John Carlson being a finalist for … Continue reading

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