Category Archives: Coaching

Some Team Structure Improvements Are Needed For the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

Where can the Washington Capitals make some tweaks in 2019-20? Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, News, NHL, Penalty Kill, Power Play, Teams, Todd Reirden, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Capitals Exit Pressers: Todd Reirden and Brian MacLellan Speak to the Media

Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden and General Manager Brian MacLellan meet with the media. Continue reading

Posted in Coach, Coaching, Games, News, NHL, Players, Roster Moves, Teams, Todd Reirden, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

With The Stanley Cup Playoffs Just Two Weeks Away, The Capitals Must Keep The Mental Focus To the Finish Line

The 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are less than two weeks away. Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, News, Playoffs, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

With Kempny On the Sidelines, the Capitals Will Need More Contributions From the Depth Defensemen

Despite Michal Kempny’s leg injury, the Washington Capitals are in good shape defensively. Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Defense, Injuries, Lineups, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Puck-Watching and Bad Line Changes Have Contributed to the Capitals Inconsistencies on the Ice

The Washington Capitals are losing games because of their own miscues. Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Games, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

Posted in Coach, Coaching, Data and Analytics, Defense, News, Penalty Kill, Teams, Todd Reirden, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

Posted in Coach, Coaching, Games, Lineups, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Todd Reirden, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Positive Player Progression: Jakub Vrana is Taking His Game to the Next Level

Jakub Vrana is becoming the next big-time Washington Capitals star. Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, News, NHL, Players, Todd Reirden, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Former Penguin Pascal Dupuis On Coach Mike Sullivan: “The Message Has To Go Through Better”

Photo: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette As the Pittsburgh Penguins enter Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals two points outside of a playoff spot and having lost five of their last eight games, former Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis took a shot at … Continue reading

Posted in Coach, Coaching, Daily Report, News, Teams | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Flyers Fire Head Coach Dave Hakstol

Photo: Yahoo! Sports The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Dave Hakstol, the team announced on Monday morning. Hakstol was not out during the Flyers’ practice on Monday. According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, Scott Gordon will come up from their AHL … Continue reading

Posted in Coach, Coaching, News, Teams | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment