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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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The NHL’s Coaching Abuse Scandal: Is the League Going Soft Or Positively Evolving?

Despite all the exciting hockey being played on the ice, the National Hockey League has unfortunately been in the news lately as much for things happening off the ice. A scandal surrounding coaches’ actions and behaviors is beginning to unfold. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Fire Head Coach Mike Babcock

Photo: SN The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on late Wednesday afternoon that they have fired head coach Mike Babcock. Sheldon Keefe was named their new head coach.

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Biggest Eastern Conference Threats to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19

Which teams in the Eastern Conference will pose the biggest threat to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19? Continue reading

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After Getting Best of Maple Leafs in Playoffs, Tom Wilson Once Again Faces Hometown Team

After serving a suspension for the first four games of the season with a “predatory hit” in the preseason finale, Capitals right wing Tom Wilson made his return on Friday night in New Jersey. As luck would have it, his return … Continue reading

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