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San Jose Head Coach Quinn Fined $25,000 For Conduct Demeaning Officials In Saturday’s Loss To Washington

Screenshot: NBC Sports San Jose Sharks’ coach David Quinn has been fined $25,000 for conduct demeaning the officials that resulted in a game misconduct during NHL Game No. 993 on Saturday, Mar. 4, an 8-3 loss to the Washington Capitals, the National Hockey … Continue reading

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Vancouver Confirms Replacement Of Head Coach Boudreau With Tocchet

Photo: Yardbarker Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that the club has made multiple changes to its coaching staff (press release).

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Report: Ex-Capitals Coach Boudreau To Be Behind Vancouver’s Bench For Final Time On Saturday Night, Tocchet Arriving This Weekend

Photo: NHL.com Former Washington Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau is reportedly set to be behind the Vancouver Canucks bench for the final time on Saturday against the Edmonton Oilers (10 PM ET, ESPN+), according to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta. … Continue reading

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Between A Vancouver Rock and Hard Place: Bruce Boudreau Overcome With Emotion in Morning Skate Press Conference As Coaching Change Rumors Swirl Around Canucks

Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images While longtime NHL head coach Bruce Boudreau has struggled to reach the pinnacle of a Stanley Cup victory, his resume as a bench boss is undisputedly impressive. Tied with former NHL bench boss Jacques Lemaire … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette on Managing the Lineup Upon Return of Key Players, Sitting Anthony Mantha: “He’ll Get Back in There, These Decisions Are Tough”

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the long-awaited return of lineup stalwarts Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson in a 1-0 shutout of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, the Washington Capitals were forced to do some shuffling to their roster to make … Continue reading

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“Now That He Has His Sights On It, There’s No Question He’s Going to Get It”: Former Capitals Coach Barry Trotz On Alex Ovechkin’s 800th Goal and Climb Up the NHL Record Books

Joe Noyes Photography/NoVa Caps Former Washington Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz coached Alexander Ovechkin for four seasons, and was the bench boss who witnessed The Great Eight finally hoist the Stanley Cup in 2018, after which he resigned due to … Continue reading

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“There Was Nothing Back Then, You’re Talking Thirty Years Ago, it Was Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy…”: Peter Laviolette Talks Life on the Road, Advice From Wife Kristen, and More In Appearance on The Sports Junkies

Rich Graessle/NHLI via Getty Images After a much-needed 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, the Washington Capitals get set to take on the Philadelpphia Flyers tonight. Despite being on the road, Head Coach Peter Laviolette made his regular … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Head Coach Todd Nelson Says He is “Really Excited” About Getting To Know the Capitals’ System

Screen cap: @Capitals Hockey has returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex, with the Washington Capitals holding their Rookie Camp prior to the official start of the 2022-23 training camp on September 22. Among those overseeing the future generation of Capitals is … Continue reading

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A Look in the “Three-Year View” Mirror: Examining Peter Laviolette’s Teams In His Third Season Behind the Bench

After winning the Stanley Cup in 2018, the Washington Capitals followed the resignation of then-Head Coach Barry Trotz by promoting then-associate coach Todd Reirden to the top spot behind the bench. The two subsequent first-round exits resulted in Reirden being … Continue reading

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Todd Nelson Named Bears Head Coach

Photo: Wingsnation The Hershey Bears announced today that Todd Nelson has been named the 28th head coach in franchise history (press release). Additionally, the club has announced the hires of assistant coach Nick Bootland, associate goaltending coach Juha Lehtola, and … Continue reading

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