Category Archives: Coaching
Between A Vancouver Rock and Hard Place: Bruce Boudreau Overcome With Emotion in Morning Skate Press Conference As Coaching Change Rumors Swirl Around Canucks
Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images While longtime NHL head coach Bruce Boudreau has struggled to reach the pinnacle of a Stanley Cup victory, his resume as a bench boss is undisputedly impressive. Tied with former NHL bench boss Jacques Lemaire … Continue reading
Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says John Carlson is Home, “Doing Good”; Reiterates Carlson “Won’t Be On The Ice Any Time Soon”
Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made his weekly appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s Sports Junkies radio show. He discussed the team’s improvement in the standings recently and provided an update on defenseman John Carlson.
Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Charlie Lindgren: “He Had To Step Up, And He Did, And He’s Played Really Well”
Photo: @Capitals/Twitter Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made his weekly appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s Sports Junkies radio show. He discussed Charlie Lindgren’s success as of late, and Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom slowly getting back to the team.
Adam Oates: “I Think Ovechkin May Very Well Pass Gretzky”
Photo: © REUTERS / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports/Contributor / Sporting News / Gettyimages.ru Following his tenure as an NHL coach, former Washington Capitals forward and bench boss Adam Oates shifted his career to individual coaching, including NHL players. Clients include Steven … Continue reading
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.
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.
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
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
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
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