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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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Capitals Hire Peter Laviolette As Head Coach

Photo: @Predators The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday morning that they have hired Peter Laviolette as the 19th head coach in team history. The team relieved Todd Reirden of his duties on August 24 after consecutive first-round exits in the … Continue reading

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The Pros And Cons Of The Capitals Re-Signing Brenden Dillon

The biggest question for the Washington Capitals entering this offseason in terms of the roster is how they are going to fill a hole on defense. The team is currently talking to Brenden Dillon’s representation to see if a deal … Continue reading

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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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Proposing A Trade To Help The Capitals Add More Forward Depth

Photo: NHL.com After the Washington Capitals scored only eight goals in five games from three players (forward Alex Ovechkin: four, center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward T.J. Oshie: two) in their five-game loss to the New York Islanders in the first … 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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Top 10 Capitals’ Games Of 2019-20 Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images While the Washington Capitals did not finish the season the way anyone wanted, there were some unforgettable moments from the 2019-20 campaign, especially during the team’s 26-6-5 start. Now that this season is in the books, … Continue reading

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