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Latest Dale Hunter Items
DEVELOPING: The Washington Capitals have fired Bruce Boudreau as head coach and hired Dale Hunter to replace him.
Bruce Boudreau was fired as coach of the Washington Capitals, and players really had no other choice but to assume the brunt of the responsibility after a horrid stretch of hockey that pushed the team with the best start in the NHL into a tailspin.
The first fight Craig Laughlin ever got into in the NHL was against Dale Hunter. Not physically imposing with his size, the 5-foot-10, 200-pound Hunter made up for it with his fists and the way he played hockey.
As Dale Hunter skated around the ice at Kettler Iceplex on Monday, shaking players' hands and engaging in small talk, you asked yourself: Do these Washington Capitals — the Europeans, especially — even know who their new coach is?
Tuned out by his players, coach Bruce Boudreau was fired by the Washington Capitals on Monday after winning 200 games faster than any coach in modern NHL history but stumbling regularly in the playoffs despite a talent-laden lineup featuring two-time league MVP Alex Ovechkin.
The last-place Carolina Hurricanes fired coach Paul Maurice for the second time in less than a decade Monday and replaced him with former All-Star Kirk Muller.
Dale Hunter stepped onto the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex to a roaring ovation early Monday afternoon. Fans wanted to see the former Washington captain back here as the new coach, and they greeted him like a conquering hero.
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