ADAM OATES RUMORS & GOSSIP
In an exclusive interview with Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington, Capitals head coach Adam Oates opened up about his first season as a head choch, including losing to the Rangers in the playoffs. And it must be said: it sounds like a bunch of finger pointing and complaining.
On the series against the Rangers...
'' I think we played pretty good hockey for six-and a-halfâ€...
John Tortorella has a reputation of rubbing people the wrong way. Add Capitalsâ€™ Head Coach Adam Oates to that ever growing list. After Tortorellaâ€™s Rangers eliminated Oatesâ€™ Capitals in 7 games, Tortorella accused the Caps of whining too much. The Capitals were upset with the officiating, especially in game 6 which took place at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers were not penalized...
The Washington Capitals, a team breaking hearts every year in the playoffs.
Along comes Adam Oates, and they go farther than ever before in his first full season.
That was 1997-98, when the Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time, when Oates the player had six goals and 11 assists in the postseason.
Washington didn't win the title, but it was a historic...
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April 29, 2013
Adam Oates says he never doubted his system, even when the Washington Capitals were struggling mightily at the start of the season.
He knew others would be doubting him, though, because he was a first-year NHL coach. He just didn't want that doubt spreading among his players.
Oates said Wednesday he thinks he's proven his system does work now that the Capitals have turned...
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April 24, 2013
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 nationâ€™s capital.
Can you name the goalie that the Bruins received from the Capitals for Adam Oates in 1997?
New Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates has a massive mess on his hands. The former NHL playmaker and New Jersey Devils assistant coach is off to a rocky start in his first head-coaching gig in the NHL.His winless team hasnâ€™t been anywhere near competitive in its games. The Capitals have been ahead a grand total of 2 minutes, 31 seconds in their first three games. Opponents have...
The Washington Capitals are back on the ice and adjusting to new coach Adam Oates virtually on the fly.
Washington opens the season on Saturday at Tampa Bay, giving Oates just six practices and a scrimmage to install his system, which is a cross between Bruce Boudreau's up-tempo scheme and successor Dale Hunter's defensive-oriented game plan.
Winger Matt Hendricks said...
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January 13, 2013
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...
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...
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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.
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June 26, 2012