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“The Next Few Weeks Are Going to Be Big For Him”: Hershey Bears Head Coach Scott Allen Talks Connor McMichael, Organizational Success, and More

While the Washington Capitals had a relatively well-conducted offseason that included keeping franchise great Alex Ovechkin on a new contract and re-acquiring goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Seattle Kraken, the loss of Spencer Carbery, the Head Coach of their American … Continue reading

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Coyotes Name André Tourigny Head Coach

Photo: NHL.com Arizona Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong announced today that the Coyotes have signed André Tourigny (Tour-ee-knee) to a three-year contract to serve as the club’s head coach. Tourigny becomes the 19th head coach in franchise history. As per … Continue reading

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Kraken Name Dave Hakstol First Head Coach In Franchise History

Photo: TSN The Seattle Kraken announced on Thursday afternoon that Dave Hakstol has been named the first head coach in franchise history.

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Report: Rangers Reach Agreement To Hire Gerard Gallant As Head Coach

Photo: MLive According to The New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the New York Rangers have reached an agreement to hire former Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant as their bench boss. According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, his contract … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Promote Brad Larsen To Head Coach

Photo: TSN The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Thursday evening that they have named Brad Larsen their head coach after he spent the last seven seasons on the team’s coaching staff as an assistant.

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Sabres Fire Head Coach Ralph Krueger; Don Granato Replaces Him On Interim Basis

Photo: WKBW The Buffalo Sabres announced on Wednesday morning that head coach Ralph Krueger and assistant Steve Smith were relieved of their duties. Don Granato will be the interim head coach with development coaches Matt Ellis and Dan Girardi serving … Continue reading

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Flames Fire Head Coach Geoff Ward, Hire Darryl Sutter As Replacement

Photo: LA Times The Calgary Flames announced right after their 7-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night that they have fired head coach Geoff Ward and replaced him with Darryl Sutter.

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Peter Laviolette Was Capitals’ Target To Become Next Head Coach After Todd Reirden Was Fired

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals knew Peter Laviolette was their target to become the team’s next head coach after they fired Todd Reirden on August 23. The Capitals hired Laviolette on Tuesday … 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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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette: “It’s A Privilege To Be The Head Coach Of This Hockey Team”

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media at his introductory press conference that “it’s a privilege to be the head coach of this hockey team” and that Tuesday is a “pretty special day … Continue reading

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