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The Renaissance Run: Bruce Boudreau Named 14th Head Coach in Franchise History On This Day 15 Years Ago

NHL On this day 15 years ago, the Washington Capitals named then-Hershey Bears (American Hockey League) Head Coach Bruce Boudreau the 14th Head Coach in franchise history on an interim basis. The promotion of the longtime minor leagues coach would … Continue reading

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Kids Ask the Best Questions: Lars Eller Spent Thursday Instructing Players at Ashburn Ice House Hockey Camp

Photo: @coldrushhockey Even after the wear and tear of an NHL season, players often find ways during the offseason to stay on the ice in one way or another. For Washington Capitals Center Lars Eller, that included spending Thursday coaching … 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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Stanley Cup Winning Coach Jared Bednar Brings Cup To South Carolina Stingrays Arena, Started Coaching Career With Capitals ECHL Affliliate

Photo: @SCStingrays Jared Bednar, head coach of the 2022 Stanley Cup Winning Colorado Avalanche, got his start as a head coach in the Washington Capitals’ system, coaching for the South Carolina Stingrays. Before the 2007-08 season, he was promoted to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Assistant Scott Arniel Joins Staff In Winnipeg

Photo: Coaches Association In his introductory press conference as head coach of the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, Rick Bowness confirmed that former Washington Capitals assistant Scott Arniel will join his staff.

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Oilers Fire Head Coach Tippet, Replace Him With Jay Woodcroft

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Edmonton Oilers fired head coach Dave Tippet and replaced him with Jay Woodcroft on Thursday morning after losing to the Vegas Golden Knights and Chicago Blackhawks (both at … Continue reading

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League-Worst Canadiens Fire Head Coach Ducharme Less Than One Year After Hiring Him, Appearing In Final

Photo: Salt Wire The Montreal Canadiens, who entered Wednesday last in the NHL standings with a .265 points percentage (8-30-7 record) and a league-worst -79 goal differential, fired head coach Dominique Ducharme less than a year after hiring him as … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Ties NHL Record For Longest Winning-Streak To Begin Tenure With New Team In Vancouver

Photo: Bardown Former Washington Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau became the third bench boss in NHL history to lead his new team to seven straight wins to begin his tenure when the Vancouver Canucks beat the Anaheim Ducks, his former … Continue reading

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Jets Head Coach Paul Maurice Resigns Prior To Game vs. Capitals; Dave Lowry Named Interim Replacement

Photo: Yahoo Finance Just prior to their game against the Washington Capitals at Canadian Life Centre on Friday (8 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market), the Winnipeg Jets announced that head coach Paul Maurice resigned from the position … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Fire Head Coach Jeremy Colliton After 1-7-2 Start

Photo: SI The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Saturday afternoon that they have fired head coach Jeremy Colliton, one night after the team fell 5-1 to the Winnipeg Jets and mustered just 18 shots on goal. Derek King was named interim … Continue reading

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