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  1. HAVE YOU TRIED?

  2. NHL -- Scott Burnside: Questions surround the coaching carousel

    Scott Burnside

    Why would Willie Desjardins opt to coach the Canucks rather than the Penguins? Scott Burnside delves into that, where the Penguins go from here, shrewd moves by the Blue Jackets and Canadiens, and more.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. GM changes make for uncertain offseason

    Craig Custance

    From a pure hockey fan's perspective, it was about as good as it gets. The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference final was two powerhouses exchanging punches until just one was left standing. It was great hockey that e...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. Gut decisions about the coaching carousel

    Scott Burnside

    Here's the standard pattern when NHL coaches are hired: The new coach sits at a table or stands at a podium and describes how he wants to correct the mistakes of his predecessor, or outlines his philosophies and how he sees good things ahead for Team...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Trotz preparing for the next step

    Craig Custance

    It all changes so fast in the coaching world. One moment you're marveling at the job Adam Oates is doing in reviving the career of Alex Ovechkin, whose production showed signs of slipping. The next, he's fired. One moment you're wondering if Dan...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. Links from around the rink: April 28

    Doug Mittler

    The ax finally fell in the nation's capital over the weekend when general manager George McPhee and coach Adam Oates lost their jobs with the Washington Capitals, who failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. While team president...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  7. Caps' firings aren't all Ovechkin's fault

    Scott Burnside

    And then there was Ovie. Or at least that's how it seems in Washington now that longtime GM George McPhee has been cut loose, his contract not being renewed for the first time since he took over in June 1997, and coach Adam Oates also being given ...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  8. Next steps for Leonsis, Capitals

    Craig Custance

    The timing of the move showed that firing Adam Oates and deciding not to renew George McPhee's contract was not a rash decision by Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis. You don't keep a respected general manager like McPhee in the organization for 1...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  9. Washington Capitals fire coach Adam Oates, won't bring back GM Ge...

    The Washington Capitals have fired coach Adam Oates and will not renew the contract of general manager George McPhee after failing to make the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  10. Links from around the rink: April 18

    Mike Hume

    For the embattled coaches of the NHL, there was no real "Black Monday" mass firing, as many expected. Despite horribly disappointing seasons for a number of teams -- including the Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals and New Yo...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  11. Alex Ovechkin says Washington Capitals are in 'middle of nowhere'...

    Explaining early playoff exits became an annual, awkward task for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. This season, for the first time since 2007, they didn't even make the postseason, so now there's something new: real uncertainty.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  12. Links from around the rink: April 11

    Mike Hume

    For six months, the St. Louis Blues cruised through the NHL season, never once losing three consecutive games and surpassing the Chicago Blackhawks atop the Central Division standings. Come the trade deadline, the Blues shored up their lone perceived...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  13. Ramblings: All eyes on Caps' Kuznetsov

    Scott Burnside

    Pressure already on Caps' Kuznetsov It will be interesting to see how Washington head coach Adam Oates employs Evgeny Kuznetsov during the stretch run. The former first-round pick of the Caps (26th overall in 2010) made his NHL debut Monday after mu...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  14. Cam Neely flashes back to 1994 on 20th anniversary of 50 goals in...

    Joe McDonald

    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Cam Neely's 50 goals in 44 games milestone.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  15. What to make of the Washington Capitals' three-headed goalie mons...

    Victoria Matiash

    Victoria Matiash explores how changes in line combinations offer benefits to certain players in fantasy hockey, and she analyzes the value of the Washington Capitals' three-headed goaltending monster.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  16. Canadiens hold off NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

    Desharnais scores 1st, Canadiens top Capitals 3-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  17. Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin out with upper-body injury

    Alex Ovechkin will miss the Washington Capitals' game Friday with an upper-body injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013