Category Archives: Peter Laviolette

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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“He Can Play With Any Line”: Head Coach Peter Laviolette Commends Reliability, Versatility Conor Sheary Brings To Capitals

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following Monday’s optional morning skate ahead of tonight’s tilt against the Edmonton Oilers at Capital One Arena (8 PM ET; NBC Sports Washington). He discussed left-wing Conor Sheary’s hot start … Continue reading

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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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“Everyone Knew They Had To Step Up”: Capitals Express Full Team Effort In 3-0 Shutout Victory Over Predators

Photo: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals earned their first shutout victory of the 2022-23 season Saturday night, defeating the Nashville Predators 3-0 at Bridgestone Arena. It was a much-needed win for Washington and a strong effort carried … 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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“We’re Excited to Get Them Going”: Peter Laviolette Talks Addition of Joe Snively, Connor McMichael to the Lineup Ahead of Game Against Ottawa

NHL Last season, the Washington Capitals saw their organization get hit with the injury bug relatively early in the season. With key players such as Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson already out while recovering from offseason procedures, an injury to … Continue reading

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“…Don’t Slip, Don’t Let Go”: Peter Laviolette Talks the Significance of the Capitals’ New Post-Game Victory Rope, Signing of Sonny Milano, and More

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals capped off their first victory of the 2022-23 season with the presentation of their new post-game victory award (following the memorable axe and shield last season), with new defenseman Erik Gustafsson being given the … Continue reading

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