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Oates enjoyed time in Washington, wants to keep coaching

Adam Oates’ career as a head coach hasn’t gotten off to an ideal start, but he hopes being fired after two seasons with the Washington Capitals won’t also serve as the end of his time as a bench boss. When asked on the Fan 590 if he wants to return as a head coach next season, Oates didn’t hesitate. “Yes I would,” Oates said. “I really really enjoyed it since I got...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A Failure to Change for Oates

It is seen as pretty much a foregone conclusion that in two weeks' time the Washington Capitals and Adam Oates will part ways.  The hall of famer looks to be leading the team to their first playoff miss since 2007, and looking rather listless in the process.  While I was a one-time supporter of Oates, I simply can't argue against his firing.  The question that is left...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Adam Oates Scores Overtime Game-Winner Off Of Face-Off (Video)

The 1992 Boston Bruins were down one game to the Buffalo Sabres in the Adams Division semifinals, and were fighting to make a comeback in overtime. That’s when former Bruins center Adam Oates stepped up in the clutch. Oates scored directly off of a face-off to seal the Bruins’ 3-2 victory over Buffalo in the semifinals, tying the series up. The B’s went on to win in the conference...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Which ECAC School Did Capitals Head Coach Adam Oates Play For?

Current Washington Capitals head coach and 2012 National Hockey League Hall of Fame inductee Adam Oates spent six years with the Boston Bruins but his connections to the Northeast run deeper than his time spent setting up goals on Causeway Street. Oates played his collegiate hockey in the ECAC and was a Hobey Baker Award finalist as well as an All-American. Where did Oates play college...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Oates photobombed by Blue Jackets fan (Photo / GIF)

Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates was photobombed in Columbus by an opposing fan who sat directly behind the bench, which added insult to injury during Thursday night's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.With about one minute remaining in the first period, the Blue Jackets fan was seen giving Oates "moose antlers". Later in the game, the fan gave Oates "bunny...
Via Holdout Sports
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Goalie Did the Bruins Receive From the Capitals in the Adam Oates Trade in 1997?

The Bruins dealt away a legend in Adam Oates when they shipped him to the Capitals in 1997. In what was one of the biggest blockbuster deals of the late-1990s, the Bruins received a trio of players in addition to two draft picks for the package they sent to the nation’s capital. Can you name the goalie that the Bruins received from the Capitals for Adam Oates in 1997? Answer The...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Oates Dishes Thanks Like Passes in Hall of Fame Speech (Video)

On Monday Adam Oates capped a wonderful career by being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. During his acceptance speech Oates continued to do exactly what he did best during his career: flip the glory unto others. Just like a perfect pass for yet another assist, Oates spent much of his speech thanking teammates, singling out Cam Neely and Ray Borque from his time in...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oates to be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS Former St. Louis Blues center Adam Oates will been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight along with Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin and Pavel Bure as the class of 2012. The induction ceremony can be seen live on the NHL Network at 6:30 p.m. Oates retired in 2004 after tallying 1,420 points in 1,337 games with Detroit, St. Louis, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oates hired as new Capitals coach

Adam Oates is the new coach of the Washington Capitals. The team announced Tuesday that the 49-year-old Oates will be the replacement for Dale Hunter, who resigned at the end of the season. "We are very pleased to name Adam Oates as the new head coach of the Washington Capitals," Capitals general manager George McPhee said in a statement. "Adam was a highly intelligent...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-captain Adam Oates hired as Capitals coach

Adam Oates is the new coach of the Washington Capitals. The team announced Tuesday that the 49-year-old Oates will be the replacement for Dale Hunter, who resigned at the end of the season. Oates played 19 seasons in the NHL, including parts of six seasons with the Capitals. Ironically, he replaced Hunter as captain after Hunter was traded during the 1998-99 season. Oates'...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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