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QUIZ: Name the 14 team captains of the Washington Capitals franchise

There have been only 14 team captains of the Washington Capitals in franchise history. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active as captain
29 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the 43 Hall of Fame members who played for the Boston Bruins

43 members of the Boston Bruins are in the NHL Hall of Fame. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active with Bruins (Number of seasons)
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Yeo wasn’t happy with Adam Oates consulting Wild players

The Minnesota Wild canned Mike Yeo on February 13th to give a boost to a team which had been wildly inconsistent. The team is on the right track under new coach John Torchetti, responding by winning four of their last five games. In a revealing interview with Michael Russo of the Minnesota Star Tribune, Yeo admitted his coaching was undercut by consultant Adam Oates. Russo reports...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Jeff Blashill seeks help from Adam Oates

Jeff Blashill is not afraid to admit a little extra help doesn’t hurt. Last season, the Detroit Red Wings were second in the NHL on the power play at 23.5%. This year, they rank 19th at 19.2%, with an 81.7% penalty kill rate, 13th in the league. The Wings’ special teams have been less than mediocre, and in 11 out of 31 games, Detroit gave up third period leads. Blashill is...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2015  |  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
April 09, 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 ears", followed by...
Via Holdout Sports
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets fan gives Adam Oates perfect moose antlers

That's an efficient use of your front row seats. pic.twitter.com/8XtG0RB0Md — SB Nation NHL (@SBNationNHL) January 31, 2014 This is just perfect.  Sure it's grade-school childish behavior, but that makes me love it even more.  During a loss in Columbus to the Blue Jackets last night, Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates was victimized by a videobomber giving him moose...
Via Awful Announcing
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan's epic photobomb at Jackets game

We'€™ve all been there - sitting behind the glass at an NHL game, TV camera on, and an insatiable desire to do something ridiculous. Okay, maybe not all of us. But one fan was definitely in that place at Thursday night'€™s Blue Jackets game. Capitals head coach Adam Oates is very much unaware as a fan punks him from behind. Photobombing is an art and this guy gets an A for execution...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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