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Penguins Hire Former Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden As Assistant To Help Defense, Power Play

Photo: DCist The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Wednesday morning that they have named Todd Reirden as an assistant coach. He will primarily work with the team’s defensive group and power-play. The team also announced Mike Vellucci was hired as an … Continue reading

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Report: Predators Give Capitals Permission To Interview Peter Laviolette To Fill Head Coaching Vacancy

Photo: Yahoo Finance Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman reported on Sunday night that the Nashville Predators have given the Washington Capitals permission to talk to their former head coach, Peter Laviolette, who was fired by the team on January 6.

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Who Will Coach The Capitals Next Season?

Photo: Knights On Ice After the Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders in five games in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are plenty of questions surrounding the team, including the future of head … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Heading Into Wednesday’s Game 1 Vs. Islanders: “It’s Up To Us To Continue To Find Ways To Manufacture Offense The Best Way We Can”

On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He provided updates on defenseman John Carlson and center Lars Eller and what the team needs to do heading … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against the Lightning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He gave an update on defenseman John Carlson and stated goaltender Braden Holtby will start in Monday’s round-robin game against the Tampa … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Ilya Samsonov’s Injury & Absence in Toronto: “It Is Disappointing For The Player…It Is Disappointing For Us”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed the absence of goaltender Ilya Samsonov and the ongoing discussions regarding who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden on Friday’s Scrimmage: “It Was A Real Growth Moment For Our Team”

On Friday evening, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the third intra-squad scrimmage on the tenth day of training camp. He discussed how the organization will narrow down a 34-man camp … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden Says Friday’s Scrimmage Will Be a Full Dress Rehearsal to Prepare, Get Into a Routine For Next Wednesday’s Exhibition Game

On Wednesday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices on the eighth day of training camp. He discussed defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev‘s progress on the ice and getting back into … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Heach Coach Todd Reirden Believes John Carlson is “Favored To Win” Norris Trophy

On Monday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices and intra-squad scrimmage on the seventh day of training camp. He discussed his thoughts on defenseman John Carlson being a finalist for … Continue reading

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Head Coach Todd Reirden is “Proud” of the Capitals For Their Commitment, Positive Attitudes & Handling of the New Norm During Training Camp

On Sunday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices on the sixth day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. He discussed how the … Continue reading

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