Category Archives: Coaching

Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden Discusses Keeping Family Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic, Daily Dose of Hockey, and the State of the Team During the NHL Pause

On Monday morning, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden was on a conference call with the media discussing keeping his family safe and healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic, his daily dose of hockey, and the state of the team during … Continue reading

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2019-20 Includes Second-Most Head Coaches Fired During Single Season In NHL History

Photo: Knights On Ice A few years ago, FiveThirtyEight.com calculated that the average tenure for an NHL head coach is 2.4 seasons. In comparison, an NBA head coach stays with his team for an average of 2.3 seasons while an … Continue reading

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Ex-Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Fired By Wild

Photo: Yardbarker After a 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Rangers at home on Thursday night, a game which they led 3-1 in the third period, the Minnesota Wild announced on Friday morning that they have relieved head coach … Continue reading

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Fixing the Powerplay Funk: How Can the Washington Capitals Get Their Powerplay Back on Track?

The Washington Capitals need to inject some life into their sputtering powerplay. Continue reading

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Predators Fire Head Coach Peter Laviolette

Photo: The Athletic The Nashville Predators announced on Monday evening that they have fired head coach Peter Laviolette and assistant coach Kevin McCarthy. They have yet to announce who will take over behind the bench and said that the head … Continue reading

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The Capitals Powerplay Has Slipped And Is Contributing To Capitals Losses

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in the first half of the 2019-20 regular season.  Through 40 games, the Capitals have only 8 regulation losses.  The Capitals have a +25 goal differential … Continue reading

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A Few Coach’s Challenges Stats From Around The League So Far This Season

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images NHL Public Relations released some stats on coach’s challenges from around the league this season through Thursday, December 12 on Saturday. The challenge has become effective as most have changed the determination of goals that were … Continue reading

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Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery For “Unprofessional Conduct”

Photo: NBC Sports The Dallas Stars announced on Tuesday morning that head coach Jim Montgomery was fired due to inappropriate conduct. Assistant coach Rick Bowness was named interim head coach.

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Devils Fire Head Coach John Hynes

Photo: Yahoo! Sports After falling to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 7-1 on Monday night for their second straight loss, the New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday that they have fired head coach John Hynes. Assistant coach Alain … Continue reading

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