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Capitals Name Kevin McCarthy Assistant Coach; Blaine Forsythe, Scott Arniel Will Remain On Peter Laviolette’s Staff

Photo: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday afternoon that Kevin McCarthy will join head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff as an assistant to help the defense. The team also announced that assistants Blaine Forsythe and Scott Arniel, … Continue reading

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Looking At Alex Ovechkin’s Seasons Under First-Year Capitals’ Head Coaches

Photo: WaPo After the Washington Capitals hired Peter Laviolette to be the 19th head coach in franchise history, one of the first questions is what kind of influence he will have on captain Alex Ovechkin. NoVa Caps looks at Ovechkin’s … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals’ Next Head Coach Expected To Be Gerard Gallant, Mike Babcock, Or Peter Laviolette

Photo: CBC According to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, former Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, or Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette will be the Washington Capitals’ next head coach.

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Report: Mike Babcock Definitely “A Contender” To Become Next Capitals’ Head Coach

Photo: Sporting News Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman told NHL Network recently that former Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is in the mix to become the Washington Capitals‘ next head coach and “definitely a contender,” saying “I do think they … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Interviewed Gerard Gallant And Mike Babcock, Who’s A “Legitimate Candidate,” To Fill Head Coaching Vacancy

Photo: Yahoo! Sports According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals have interviewed former Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant and former Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, who is a “legitimate candidate,” to fill their head coaching … Continue reading

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Who Will Coach The Capitals Next Season?

Photo: Knights On Ice After the Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders in five games in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are plenty of questions surrounding the team, including the future of head … Continue reading

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2019-20 Includes Second-Most Head Coaches Fired During Single Season In NHL History

Photo: Knights On Ice A few years ago, FiveThirtyEight.com calculated that the average tenure for an NHL head coach is 2.4 seasons. In comparison, an NBA head coach stays with his team for an average of 2.3 seasons while an … Continue reading

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Predators Fire Head Coach Peter Laviolette

Photo: The Athletic The Nashville Predators announced on Monday evening that they have fired head coach Peter Laviolette and assistant coach Kevin McCarthy. They have yet to announce who will take over behind the bench and said that the head … Continue reading

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Bill Peters Resigns As Flames Head Coach After Racial Accusations

Photo: NY Post Bill Peters resigned as head coach of the Calgary Flames on Friday morning. Peters did not coach the Flames’ 3-2 overtime victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday after former NHL forward Akim Aliu accused him of … Continue reading

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Penalty Pileup – The Capitals Need to Clean Up The On-Ice Penalties

The Washington Capitals are committing too many penalties on the ice. Continue reading

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