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Capitals' playoffs match validates new coach Oates

The Washington Capitals have some sort of knack for making late-season comebacks under first-time NHL coaches.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 07:01pm EDT

Tags: NHL playoffs

Wilson heads back to OHL, but Capitals impressed

Washington Capitals prospect Tom Wilson knew the odds were stacked against him. The likelihood of an 18-year-old making a Capitals roster that general manager George McPhee recently described as "ready to go" was slim at best.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:26am EST

Tags: ben raby, Capitals, Tom Wilson

Caps Blog: The Adam Oates all-star team

Amid all of the coverage this week of the Washington Capitals hiring Adam Oates as the 16th head coach in team history, there has been plenty of focus on Oates' playing career.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 11:17am EDT

Tags: Capitals, ben raby

New Caps coach caps day with Hall of Fame selection

The Washington Capitals' next game is still more than three months away, but the Adam Oates era in D.C. is already off to a remarkable start.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 06:52am EDT

Tags: Washington Capitals, Hockey Hall of Fame, Dale Hunter

Capitals hire Adam Oates as head coach

Adam Oates will be the 16th head coach in Washington Capitals history, WTOP has learned.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: Capitals, ben raby, Dale Hunter