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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, Adam Oates, 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, Adam Oates, Dale Hunter

Caps' McPhee: Coaching interviews complete

Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee says that he is finished interviewing candidates for the team's vacant head coaching position. Now it's just a matter of making a decision and hiring the 16th head coach in team history.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 08:59am EDT

Tags: ben raby, Dale Hunter, George McPhee

Caps coach Dale Hunter not returning next season

Capitals coach Dale Hunter, who took the team to the playoffs, will not be returning as coach next season. He is stepping down from the position.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: Dale Hunter, Caps

Backstrom in Sweden spending time with family

Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is in Sweden to spend time with his family, a team spokesman confirmed to WTOP Monday.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 03:47pm EST

Tags: Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals, Dale Hunter, ben raby

Neuvirth disappointed with non-start against Sharks

Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth arrived at the Verizon Center Monday afternoon prepared to start that night's game against the San Jose Sharks.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 06:44am EST

Tags: Washington Capitals, Michal Neuvirth, Dale Hunter, ben raby, Tomas Vokoun

Rangers have familiar faces for Caps' Hunter

While Dale Hunter's having coached Caps defensemen Dennis Wideman and John Carlson with the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights has been well chronicled, Sunday's game against the Rangers offered Hunter the chance to see three more of his former players.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 06:25am EST

Tags: ben raby, Washington Capitals, Dale Hunter


Vokoun solid in Caps' win over Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Dale Hunter was non-committal Wednesday morning when asked if he intends to ride goalie Tomas Vokoun for the remainder of the season.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 10:00am EST

Tags: Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mike Knuble, ben raby, Dale Hunter, Tomas Vokoun

Caps-Pens rivalry minus key players Wed. night

The Capitals begin a four-game homestand tonight at Verizon Center when they meet the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third time this season.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 02:12pm EST

Tags: Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green, ben raby, Federal News Radio, Verizon Center, Dale Hunter

Defenseman Kundratek to make NHL debut with Caps

Hershey Bears defenseman Tomas Kundratek was packing up for a nine-hour bus ride to Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday afternoon when he was informed by Bears General Manager Doug Yingst that his travel plans were changing.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 02:11pm EST

Tags: Tomas Kundratek, Washington Capitals, Roman Hamrlik, Dale Hunter, ben raby, New York Rangers, Connecticut Whale, Michal Neuvirth, Hershey Bears