Category Archives: Peter Laviolette

Nicklas Backstrom on Capitals’ 2022 First-Round Exit to Panthers: “We Basically Gave The Series To Them”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was a tough one to swallow Friday night. For the fourth consecutive time, the Washington Capitals suffered a first-round exit—a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers, who won the series 4-2, in Game 6 … Continue reading

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“Overall Our Execution Wasn’t There Tonight and That’s An Area We Need to Be Better At”: Capitals Looking Forward To A Better Performance in Game 3 Against the Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images While the absence of top-line right wing Tom Wilson certainly played a part in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Thursday night’s Game 2, a lot of other things went … Continue reading

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“It’ll Be Fun to Have Him Back, I Think It’s Good For Our Team”, “He Brings A Lot to the Table…I Think That Strengthens Our Lineup”: Nicklas Backstrom, Peter Laviolette Speak on the Acquisition of Marcus Johansson

The Washington Capitals acquisition of longtime forward Marcus Johansson from the Seattle Kraken was one of two moves made by the team at the 2022 NHL trade deadline. As part of the deal with Seattle, the Capitals sent forward Daniel … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Luc Robitaille for Most Career Points By Left Winger and Is Now 22nd in Overall Points

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a game-tying power play goal in the third period of Friday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The goal was his 1,395th career NHL point, allowing him to … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Head Coach Peter Laviolette For Reaching 700 Career Wins

On February 15, 2022, Washington Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette recorded his 700th career win as an NHL bench boss, against one of his former clubs the Nashville Predators. On the final day of February and on a night in … Continue reading

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Capitals Present Silver Stick to Head Coach Peter Laviolette Recognizing 700 NHL Wins

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals honored head coach Peter Laviolette on Wednesday with a silver stick, recognizing his recent achievement of 700 career wins, which ties him with Mike Babcock for ninth place on the All-Time list.

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Wins 700th NHL Game, Ties Mike Babcock for Ninth Place All Time for Coaching Victories

Photo: Getty Images The Capitals’ victory over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night marked a coaching milestone win for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. It was the 700th win of his NHL coaching career and tied him with Mike Babcock for ninth … Continue reading

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Predators Honor Former Head Coach Peter Laviolette, Assistant Coach Kevin McCarthy, Defenseman Matt Irwin With Tribute Video

Photo: Getty It was a bittersweet moment for Peter Laviolette, who returned to Bridgestone Arena for the first time since becoming head coach for the Washington Capitals. The Nashville Predators honored their former bench boss along with assistant coach Kevin … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Capitals Goaltender Situation is “Up In The Air” For Tuesday’s Game Against Columbus

Screencap: @Capitals On Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He provided updates on players and mentioned there is a different mentality coming out of the All-Star break with the push for the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette on AHL Call-Ups: “We Put Them In Situations Because We’ve Had To And They Played Really Well”

Screencap: @Capitals On Thursday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed passing Dick Irvin for the 10th-most wins by a head coach and how pleased he is with the call-ups from the … Continue reading

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