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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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“…Don’t Slip, Don’t Let Go”: Peter Laviolette Talks the Significance of the Capitals’ New Post-Game Victory Rope, Signing of Sonny Milano, and More

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals capped off their first victory of the 2022-23 season with the presentation of their new post-game victory award (following the memorable axe and shield last season), with new defenseman Erik Gustafsson being given the … 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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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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Report: Sharks To Hire Former Rangers Bench Boss Quinn To Be Next Head Coach

Photo: NBC Sports According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, the San Jose Sharks will hire David Quinn to be their next head coach after firing Bob Boughner and his staff on July 1. The two sides agreed to a three-year contract … Continue reading

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Report: Jets To Name Former Stars Bench Boss Bowness To Be Next Head Coach

Photo: TSN According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Winnipeg Jets will name former Dallas Stars bench boss and Tampa Bay Lightning assistant Rick Bowness to be their next head coach.

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Report: Sharks Fire Head Coach Boughner, Rest Of Coaching Staff

Photo: NHL.com According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the San Jose Sharks fired head coach Bob Boughner and his staff on Thursday night.

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Report: Bruins To Hire Former Stars’ Coach Montgomery To Become Next Bench Boss

Photo: NHL.com According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, the Boston Bruins will name former Dallas Stars bench boss Jim Montgomery, who spent last season as an assistant on the St. Louis Blues’ staff, as their next head coach. The sides agreed … Continue reading

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Red Wings Name Former Lightning Assistant Lalonde Head Coach

Photo: NHL Coaches Association Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman today announced that the team has named Derek Lalonde the 28th head coach in franchise history.

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Report: Capitals’ Assistant Arniel Among Five Candidates For Jets’ Head Coaching Job

Photo: Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images According to ESPN’s Kevin Weekes, Washington Capitals assistant coach Scott Arniel is among five candidates for the Winnipeg Jets’ head coaching vacancy.

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