Found May 13, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Bruce Boudreau
The Capitals' season came to a sudden stop on Saturday, with Washington eliminated in a 2-1 loss to the Rangers in Game 7 of their second-round series. With it, Dale Hunter's time behind an NHL bench may have come to an end as well. That has nothing to do with Hunter's coaching ability. In less than a year with the Capitals, Hunter proved that he's more than capable of leading a team at this level. But Hunter agreed to just a one-year deal when he took the reins after Bruce Boudreau was fired in November. He left a loaded London...

Hunter won't return as Capitals head coach

Despite an impressive postseason run, Dale Hunter will not return as head coach of the Washington Capitals in the 2012-13 season. The 51-year-old Hunter, who played more 850 of his 1407 NHL regular-season games with the Capitals, took over for the fired Bruce Boudreau 22 games into the 2011-12 season. He guided the Capitals to a 30-23-7 record in 60 regular-season games, followed...

Report: Hunter out as Capitals coach

Washington Capitals head coach Dale Hunter stepped down Monday, less than 48 hours after his team was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the New York Rangers, The Washington Post reported. General manager George McPhee said Hunter's decision did not come as a surprise, pointing out he was only hired on a one-year contract after taking over in late November for Bruce...
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