Post Tagged with: "Adam Oates"

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Devils Eager to Excel Under New Staff

To say the New Jersey Devils needed a culture change/coaching change was obvious, but the way it was announced made it seem strange. Peter DeBoer was fired the day after […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 2 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Co-Coaches for Devils: Madness or Genius?

After firing Peter DeBoer on Friday, the Devils remained very hush-hush about who would succeed him on the bench. In today’s day of social media and instant news, it’s a […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
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Oates, Stevens, and Lou, New Jersey’s Three-Pronged Attack!

On Saturday morning, New Jersey Devils President and General Manger Lou Lamoriello announced the hiring of former Devil associate coaches Adam Oates and Scott Stevens. Lamoriello also announced that he […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 3 comments · New Jersey Devils, NHL Coaching
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The Best Undrafted Players in NHL History

Throughout NHL history, the league’s most elite players have typically been those selected in the annual NHL Entry Draft. The position and round in which these players are drafted is […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 4 comments · Hockey History, News/Commentary
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Will Adam Oates’ Departure Bring Washington Back to Capital Status?

Following the abysmal playoff-push the Capitals had in 2014, just 9 wins in 21 games, the Capitals decided to fire coach Adam Oates and elected not to bring back General […]

by · August 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Adam Oates-A Good Fit For Wings’ Vacant Coaching Gig

Last time I checked former Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates is currently unemployed. Meanwhile, in Detroit, Mike Babcock still has one assistant coach vacancy left to fill. Is there […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
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Washington Capitals: Mike Green’s Value

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green is one of the best offensive puck movers in the game of hockey. He’s an under-appreciated asset mostly due to his tenure in Washington and the […]

by · June 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
30 Rock Summer: Ed Frankovic Caps Interview

30 Rock Summer: Ed Frankovic Caps Interview

Apparently, the offseason started early for this New Jersey Devils fan at heart. Therefore, it was time to go on a quest. Granted, this may expand a bit more but for now […]

by · May 12, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mike Green: Enigma or Misused?

What Has Happened to the Former Capitals Norris Trophy Candidate Defenseman? Mike Green used to be considered a hot commodity defenseman in the NHL from 2007-2010.  The 28-year old Calgary, […]

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2013-2014 Capitals Report Card: Coaches and Management (Part 3 of 3)

How Did the Washington Capitals Coaches and Management Perform in 2013-2014? Welcome to Part Three of the Capitals Report Card!  In this article, this writer will evaluate the performances of […]

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Lessons Learned from George McPhee’s Tenure

The Washington Capitals announced Saturday morning that GM George McPhee’s contract would not be renewed for the upcoming season, and head coach Adam Oates had been relieved of his duties. […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Say Goodbye to George McPhee and Adam Oates

George McPhee and Adam Oates Relieved of Their Duties It was a somber Saturday afternoon in Washington D.C. as the Washington Capitals made a major regime change.  Majority owner Ted […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals