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  • Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say

    Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say
    Reports Saturday night indicated that the Washington Capitals are close to landing Barry Trotz to be the 17th coach in franchise history. Trotz, 51, the most coveted coaching candidate available, was in Washington on Tuesday to meet with Capitals...
  • Outside hire for coach, but GM's far from new

    After a monthlong search, the Washington Capitals have decided who will be the next to lead them behind the bench and in the front office. Washington named Brian MacLellan general manager and Barry Trotz coach Monday, giving the organization...
  • Talking Capitals with Russian Machine Never Breaks

    Talking Capitals with Russian Machine Never Breaks
    The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, we exchanged emails...
  • Capitals GM McPhee: Coach unlikely to be hired before draft

    A month after the Washington Capitals learned that Dale Hunter would not return as coach, general manager George McPhee reiterated Thursday that he is taking his time to find Hunter's replacement. Not surprisingly, McPhee was vague when discussing the...
  • Despite injuries and poor play, Caps see no deals to make

    With his Washington Capitals outside the playoff picture and no sign of when the franchise center will return to action, general manager George McPhee chose to not make a move before the NHL trade deadline passed Monday. McPhee said that while he did...
  • Five reasons the Bruins could be headed for ruin against Caps

    The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game. They're led by the...
  • Tight matchup turning into a hit

    W It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable. "Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
  • Commentary: Time to play Caps blame game

    It officially ended at 11:02 p.m. Eastern, 10:02 p.m. Central, on a rink with an empty net in Dallas. The Capitals were in a Raleigh, N.C., hotel Wednesday when a victory by Columbus over the Stars eliminated Alex Ovechkin and his franchise from...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...
  • Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach

    Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach
    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and general manager, and named Barry Trotz as the new head coach on Monday. MacLellan becomes the sixth general manager in team history, spending the past 13...
  • State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick

    State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick
    STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau not surprised by Washington Capitals moves

    DALLAS — Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said Saturday he wasn’t surprised that the Washington Capitals — his previous employer — declined to renew the contract of general manager George McPhee and dismissed coach Adam Oates after the...