Tag Archives: Bruce Boudreau

A Look Back on “Paralyzer”: Reflecting On Matt Hendricks’ Capitals Career

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images North America Earlier this week, former Capitals forward and longtime NHL grinder Matt Hendricks announced his retirement from the NHL after parts of 11 seasons in the league. A fan favorite during his time in Washington, he … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only four other coaches have done. Now that 20 games of Reirden’s first taste … Continue reading

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Bruce Boudreau – Getting the Gang Back Together with the Minnesota Wild

Back on July 1, 2018, the Minnesota Wild signed forwards Eric Fehr and Matt Hendricks to one-year contracts.  You may recall both Fehr and Hendricks previously played for Wild Head Coach, Bruce Boudreau, when Boudreau coached the Hershey Bears and … Continue reading

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The Capitals Head to the Twin Cities to Kick Off a Four-Game Road Trip

Can the Washington Capitals snap their two-game losing skid as they travel out West? Continue reading

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10th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2008-09 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2008-09 season began with much hope for the Washington Capitals, despite the fact, they were eliminated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs the season before.  There were many reasons for that: 

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10th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2007-2008 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2007-08 season was to be a new beginning for the Washington Capitals in many ways.  This, for a team that was hoping to earn a playoff berth, after three consecutive last place finishes in … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago – Capitals Appoint Boudreau Head Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images When November 22 rolls around each year, most Americans above a certain age associate the day with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  It is also a day that is close to Thanksgiving, either on the … Continue reading

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Do the Washington Capitals Lack the Mean Edge In Their Game?

Can the Washington Capitals find their killer instinct in the playoffs? Continue reading

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Best Moments of Bruce Boudreau’s Capitals Career- Part 4

Dave Sandford/Getty Images Bruce Boudreau’s coaching career with the Washington Capitals had even more memorable moments after his first three seasons. The fourth and final Best Moments (see Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3) describes more memorable moments that … Continue reading

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