Category Archives: Coaching

Report: Devils To Name Lindy Ruff Head Coach, Remove “Interim” Tag Off Of GM Tom Fitzgerald

Photo: NHL.com According to NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes, the New Jersey Devils are expected to name Lindy Ruff head coach and remove the “interim” tag off of GM Tom Fitzgerald, who was the assistant to former GM Ray Shero before … Continue reading

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Assistant Reid Cashman Named Dartmouth Head Coach, But Will Stay With Capitals For Rest Of Season

Photo: The Coaches Site The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that assistant coach Reid Cashman will be Dartmouth’s head coach next season but remain with the team for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The second-year assistant has run the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Bench Boss Level Up: Greatest Head Coaching Upgrades in Washington Capitals History

Recently, sports media platform The Athletic released an article on the greatest upgrades in the history of each NHL team. In the case of the Washington Capitals, it was the hiring of David Poile as General Manager that made the … Continue reading

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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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