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Capitals Present Silver Stick to Head Coach Peter Laviolette Recognizing 700 NHL Wins

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals honored head coach Peter Laviolette on Wednesday with a silver stick, recognizing his recent achievement of 700 career wins, which ties him with Mike Babcock for ninth place on the All-Time list.

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“Guys Are Just Happy To See Their Teammates Out There”: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Having A Full Lineup on the Ice, The Importance of An Extended Break, and Former Caps Goalie Craig Anderson

The Washington Capitals returned to practice with their full lineup on the ice for the first time this season, preparing for their Thursday night tilt against the New York Rangers. Head Coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the … Continue reading

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Bruce, There It Is! Former Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Coaches in 1,000th Career NHL Game

Photo: NHL Sunday night former Washington Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau coached his 1000th career NHL game as the Vancouver Canucks faced the St Louis Blues. He became the 29th NHL coach to reach the milestone, achieving it with his fourth … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on AHL Call-Ups: “We Put Them In Situations Because We’ve Had To And They Played Really Well”

Screencap: @Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed passing Dick Irvin for the 10th-most wins by a head coach and how pleased he is with the call-ups from the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Passes Dick Irvin For the 10th-Most Wins By A Head Coach in NHL History

The Washington Capitals‘ 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators at Capital One Arena Wednesday night marked a milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette, who passed Dick Irvin (691) for the 10th-most wins by a head coach in NHL history.

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Passes Pat Quinn For the 11th-Most Wins By A Head Coach in NHL History

Washington Capitals’ Peter Laviolette had a milestone night himself on Wednesday. After the Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 at Capital One Arena, Laviolette passed Pat Quinn (684) for the 11th-most wins by a head coach in NHL history.

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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 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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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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