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Capitals Honor Peter Laviolette With Video After Becoming The Winningest American-born Head Coach In NHL History

On Saturday during their clash against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals honored Peter Laviolette with a special video after becoming the winningest American-born head coach in NHL history Wednesday night following the 5-1 victory over the New York … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Earns 674th Career Win As NHL Head Coach – Most By Any American Head Coach

In addition to Alex Ovechkin goal-scoring milestones and Hendrix Lapierre’s first goal, the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday evening marked a coaching milestone for head coach Peter Laviolette.

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Peter Laviolette Says Alex Ovechkin “Still Day-to-Day”, Hendrix Lapierre’s “Skill and Poise” Aided His Impressive Training Camp

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ opening night matchup against the New York Rangers is just two days away and after making more roster moves earlier today, the team is getting closer to finalizing their lineup for the highly-anticipated contest … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette Confirms Vanecek Will Be In Net Monday; Lapierre, McMichael To Play

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s training camp session at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He gave his thoughts on goaltender Ilya Samsonov and defenseman Michal Kempny and updated on who we can expect … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Game 4: “We Were Not Good, Fast Enough, This One Wasn’t Close”

The Washington Capitals’ Game 4 loss to the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Friday night was anything but spectacular, with multiple members of the team citing the need for players to improve in time for a crucial Game 5 … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Capitals Are “Working Through Things Inside The Room” Regarding Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s optional practice at Madison Square Garden. He discussed forward Tom Wilson’s $5,000 fine, the status of center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov, his condolences to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Daniel Sprong: “He’s A Guy Who’s Trying To Make The Most Of His Opportunities”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following an optional skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He provided an update on captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman Justin Schultz and discussed forward Daniel Sprong’s continued success when … Continue reading

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“He Definitely Gave Us An Opportunity”: Vitek Vanecek Earns Praise From Teammates, Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Strong Performance in 1-0 Loss to Islanders

Al Bello/NHLI via Getty Images If one looked at Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek’s statistics from the team’s Tuesday night game against the New York Islanders, it would seem at first glance that the visiting Caps came away from Long … Continue reading

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