NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Ever since Dale Hunter stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals on May 14, everyone has had their say over who should be the next head coach of the Capitals. I published a list of qualities SEEN HERE, but I did not name a single guy.
That’s because I don’t think there is one man that I think can lead the Capitals to the Promised Land. There are a few out there with potential in my mind.
Marc Crawford, who won the Stanley Cup with Colorado in the late 1990s, is one. Craig MacTavish, who last coached the Oilers in their miracle run to the 2006 Stanley Cup Final, is another. Mike Sullivan, a current assistant to John Tortorella with the Rangers, is a third.
But late Thursday, TSN’s Bob McKenzie, while enjoying some $17.95 in-flight internet, responded to a question about the Caps’ coaching search by Adam Vingan of NBCWashington.com.
“Do not seem to be in a hurry,” McKenize tweeted. “Asst Dean Evason will get a look.”
Look, I have no...