Tag Archives: Peter Laviolette

The Case For Daniel Carr To Earn A Roster Spot With The Capitals

Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports It’s assumed that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is continuing to work the phones, looking to shed salary, deal a defenseman and acquire a medium-caliber winger before the start of training camp.

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Peter Laviolette’s Use Of Advanced Analytics: Skeptic, Believer, Or In-Betweener?

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Like it or not, advanced analytics have become an important piece of the overall hockey analysis puzzle. Not only are advanced analytics here to stay, they’ll likely continue to grow and expand as new, real-time, three … Continue reading

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Five Burning Questions For The Capitals In 2020-21

Photo: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals made some big changes after their second consecutive first-round exit and allowing an average of 3.44 goals-per-game after December 22, the highest among teams that participated in the NHL’s return-to-play format. After … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov On Braden Holtby: “We Won The Stanley Cup With Him, And This Is Largely Thanks To Braden”

It’s been an offseason of arrivals and departures for the Washington Capitals. In a recent interview with MatchTV, Capitals’ defenseman Dmitry Orlov spoke for the first time about the arrival of new head coach Peter Laviolette and assistant coach Kevin … Continue reading

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Capitals Name Kevin McCarthy Assistant Coach; Blaine Forsythe, Scott Arniel Will Remain On Peter Laviolette’s Staff

Photo: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday afternoon that Kevin McCarthy will join head coach Peter Laviolette’s coaching staff as an assistant to help the defense. The team also announced that assistants Blaine Forsythe and Scott Arniel, … Continue reading

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Sergei Gonchar: A Look At Potential Assistant Coaching Candidates For The Capitals

Peter Diana/Post-Gazette Peter Laviolette stated in his introductory press conference on September 15 that he hadn’t even begun thinking about a coaching staff. While the Capitals new bench boss is in the process of reviewing existing Capitals’ staff and interviewing potential coaching … Continue reading

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Kevin McCarthy: A Look At Potential Assistant Coaching Candidates For The Capitals

Peter Laviolette stated in his introductory press conference on September 15 that he hadn’t even begun thinking about a coaching staff. While the Capitals new bench boss is in the process of reviewing existing Capitals’ staff and interviewing potential coaching … Continue reading

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A Deep Dive Into Peter Laviolette’s Coaching Resume

Photo by Jacob Kupferman On September 15th, the Washington Capitals announced the hiring of former Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette as the 19th head in franchise history. Coming off of a disappointing 2019-20 season with the Predators, Laviolette looks to … Continue reading

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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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