ADAM OATES RUMORS & GOSSIP

No Word for Adam Oates on His Job as Head Coach

According to Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates, to the best of his knowledge, he remains the Caps’ head coach.  Oates performed a few exit interviews today and met with the media this afternoon. The Capitals season ended yesterday without a playoff appearance for the first time since the 2006/07 season.  The jobs of General Manage George McPhee and Oates may be in question...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak’s Agent ‘Bewildered’ Adam Oates Would Betray His Player’s Trust

The Washington Capitals are fighting for a playoff spot in the final days of the regular season, and if that wasn’t tough enough, the team also is dealing with an issue between head coach Adam Oates and starting goaltender Jaroslav Halak. Oates told reporters before Tuesday’s 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues that Halak “wasn’t 100 percent comfortable” playing against his...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak’s agent ‘bewildered’ Adam Oates broke trust between player, coach

Jaroslav Halak’s agent released a statement Wednesday stating that his client never told Coach Adam Oates he didn’t want to start against his former team, the St. Louis Blues. Following the morning skate in St. Louis Tuesday, Oates told reporters that Halak “just wasn’t 100 percent comfortable” facing the Blues. Halak was traded to Buffalo on Feb. 28 after playing three...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak's agent upset with Adam Oates, says he didn't ask out

Things are headed south faster than the politicians' approval ratings in Washington. On Tuesday Jaroslav Halak did not start when the Capitals faced the Blues in St. Louis, his former team as of a little more than a month ago. Coach Adam Oates said that Halak told him he was not comfortable facing his old team thus Braden Holtby got the start (and win). You just had to know...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Oates And Jaroslav Halak Are Not On The Same Page

from Stephen Whyno of the CP at the Winnipeg Free Press, The agent for Jaroslav Halak released a statement Wednesday saying his client never told Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates that he did not want to start against the St. Louis Blues, his former team. Oates told reporters in St. Louis on Tuesday that Halak "wasn't 100 per cent comfortable" starting against...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps' defense has been their Achilles' heel

When Adam Oates was hired to replace Dale Hunter as head coach of the Capitals two summers ago, two of his goals were to turn Alex Ovechkin back into a scoring machine and convince his team to be responsible defensively. With 48 goals Ovechkin is on pace to win his second straight Rocket Richard trophy, but he is also an NHL-worst minus-36 on a team that has been outscored 149-126...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Oates frustrated, ‘shocked’ over Capitals’ ‘lousy’ start

The Washington Capitals had an important game against a great club this afternoon. Rather than be motivated by that, the Capitals seemed to limp out of the gate en route to a 4-2 loss against the Boston Bruins. “I’m shocked at the start,” Capitals coach Adam Oates told reporters after the game, per the Monumental Network. Oates also described the team’s attention to detail...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  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
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