Found July 23, 2012 on Rock the Red:
Adam Oates' coaching staff is complete. The Washington Capitals have announced the hiring of Tim Hunter as the team's final assistant coach for the 2012-13 season. This will be Hunter's second time behind the Capitals' bench; he spent five years as an assistant coach under Ron Wilson from 1997 to 2002. All the coaches are very familiar with Tim Hunter, as Hunter, 52, coached Oates, Johansson, and Kolzig during his previous stay in Washington. An experienced hockey coach, Hunter was on the Capitals' staff when they went to the Stanley Cup Final in 1998 and won the Southeast Division Title in 2000 and 2001. When Ron Wilson was fired in 2002, Tim Hunter followed him to San Jose where they coached the Sharks from mid-season 2002-03 to 2007-2008, winning two Pacific Division titles, making the Western Conference final in 2004 and winning a playoff round in every following season. Hunter also followed Wilson to Toronto and was an assistant coach for three seasons, fro...
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