Tag Archives: Dale Hunter

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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Desert Island Tales – Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders

As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the New York Islanders in Round 1 of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, it’s time to examine the playoff history between the Capitals and the Islanders. In traveling down memory lane, long time … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael: “We Had A Really Good Team This Year. It Sucked We Didn’t Get To Cap It Off.”

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward prospect and 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael joined Capitals’ senior writer Mike Vogel’s Break The Ice podcast to discuss his season with the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights, getting coached by former Capitals coach and center Dale … Continue reading

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Early Bonzai Birthday Present – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – February 5, 1994

NHL Capitals great Peter Bondra was long considered the best offensive player and player overall in franchise history before the emergence of Alex Ovechkin. During his prime years, Bondra was an offensive dynamo and a weapon for Washington every night. … Continue reading

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Dale Hunter Wins 800th Career Game as Coach In OHL

Already having one of just four numbers currently hanging from the rafters at Capital One Arena (#32), and fresh off of leading Team Canada to a Gold Medal in this years World Junior Championships, Dale Hunter’s professional career hit another … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael Scores 4th Goal Of Tournament, Canada Beats Finland 5-0, Advances To Finals vs. Russia

Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael got the Canadian team out to a quick lead and added an assist later in the game to help his team to a 5-0 win over Finland in semi-final action at the World Junior Tournament … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael Scores In Team Canada’s 6-1 Victory Over Team Slovakia, Advances To Semi-Finals

Team Canada faced Team Slovakia in their first elimination-round game of the 2020 World Junior Tournament on Thursday and successfully punched their ticket to the semi-final round with an impressive 6-1 win over the Slovaks.

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Dale Hunter Ready To Lead Team Canada In 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship

He once benched Alex Ovechkin in the third period of a 2-1 playoff game. That’s the kind of motivation former Washington Capitals great Dale Hunter intends to use with Team Canada when they begin play in this years IIHF World … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Connor McMichael Selected To Continue For Canada’s National Junior Team

OAKVILLE, ONT. — Twenty-four players have been selected to continue with Canada’s National Junior Team on the road to the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship to be held in the Czech Republic later this month.

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael Poised To Take International Stage

OAKVILLE, ONT. — Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael has had an unbelievable start to the 2019-20 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) season, scoring 59 points in 27 games and sits second in the league in goals with 25 tallies for the … Continue reading

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