Category Archives: Coaching

Ice Time & Inconsistency: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Talks Connor McMichael & What’s Hindering The Capitals’ Chances For Winning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed center Connor McMichael’s loan to the AHL’s Hershey Bears for development purposes and how inconsistency in games is plaguing the Capitals recently.

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Peter Laviolette Out Of COVID Protocol; Will Be Behind The Bench For Tuesday’s Game Vs. Panthers

The Washington Capitals announced Tuesday that head coach Peter Laviolette will be behind the bench tonight after removal from the NHL’s COVID protocol list.

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Capitals’ Charlie Lindgren To Start Vs. Golden Knights; John Carlson Remains Out, Day-To-Day

Head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media prior to Tuesday’s tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He confirmed Charlie Lindgren will be between the pipes tonight while defenseman John … Continue reading

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Reverse Angle: Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Believes “Some Of The Best Penalty Killers Are Power-Play Guys”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena (8 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed facing the Predators along with some insight … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Thinks “Having A Veteran Team” Shows Younger Capitals Players Game Expectations

Screencap: @Capitals/Twitter On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Beck Malenstyn, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “The Opportunity’s There, But We Need Guys To Answer That Opportunity As Well”

Screencap: Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the team’s optional morning skate prior to their tilt against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says “The Standard Right Now Is Unacceptable” After Capitals Drop First Two Games Of The Season

On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally; ESPN+ nationally). He discussed the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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After Two Losses To Start The Season, Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Capitals’ Game Execution Must Be Better

Screencap: Capitals Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media postgame after Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. He discussed the team’s execution on the ice is not up to par two games … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Says Training Camp, Preseason Games, And The Capitals’ “Needs” Will Factor Into Decision-Making Of Prospects

Screencap: Capitals On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media ahead of tonight’s preseason finale at Capital One Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He provided brief updates on players … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette On Capitals’ Preseason: “Those Last Two Games At Home Will Be Heavy-Handed With Our Guys And Prior To That, It’ll Be Mixed”

Photo: Joe Noyes/NoVa Caps On Saturday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following the third day of training camp. He discussed roster expectations for the preseason, which begins Sunday when the Capitals host the Buffalo Sabres … Continue reading

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