Defenseman Phil Housley played two seasons with the Washington Capitals later in his career. Could the 48-year-old be an assistant-coach candidate for Adam Oates' staff? (Associated Press)

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Defenseman Phil Housley played two seasons with the Washington Capitals later in his career. Could the 48-year-old be an assistant-coach candidate for Adam Oates' staff? (Associated Press)