National Hockey League Hockey Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

Washington Capitals Hire Scott Arniel, Reid Cashman As Assistant Coaches

Washington Capitals Hire Scott Arniel, Reid Cashman As Assistant Coaches
Published On: Mon, Aug 06
Jan 31, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival (32) and left wing Patrick Sharp (10) fight for possession of the puck against San Jose Sharks left wing John Scott (20) and defenseman Scott Hannan (27) during the third period at SAP Center at San Jose. The San Jose Sharks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Capitals named Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants Monday to Todd Reirdena€™s coaching staff.

Arniel, 55, is the type of veteran coach the Capitals wanted to add, given Reirdena€™s lack of head coaching experience on the NHL level. Arniel spent the past five seasons as an assistant with the New York Rangers, but coached the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2010-12.

a€œIdeally,a€ general manager Brian MacLellan said last month when asked if Washington wanted to add an assistant with head coaching experience for Reirden. a€œI think that would be the perfect fit. Wea€™re not going to make that a requirement, but if we found a guy who was like that and who could fit in that role, we would do that, yes.a€

Cashman, meanwhile, was promoted from the Hershey Bears, the Capitalsa€™ American Hockey League affiliate.

Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

This Is Only The Start Of The Ducks' Makeover
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
No matter what they do, the Anaheim Ducks cannot grab a win to save their lives. The franchise-worst 12-game losing streak that this team has been suffering through since Dec. 18 ha...
Canucks trade Michael Del Zotto to Ducks for Luke Schenn, pick
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
TheA Vancouver CanucksA have traded defencemanA Michael Del ZottoA to theA Anaheim Ducksin exchange forA Luke SchennA and a 2020 seventh-round draft pick.Per the Canucksa€™ press re...
Wild send Nino Niederreiter to Hurricanes for Victor Rask
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
The NHLa€™s trading season has officially arrived.We knew the Carolina Hurricanes wereA going to be one of the teams to watchA over the next few weeks as the trade deadline approach...
Blackhawks D Erik Gustafsson looks for better defense after benching
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
Erik Gustafsson isna€™t a bad defender or too lazy to bother with it. He can do the dirty work when it matters to him.BlackhawksA coach Jeremy Colliton would like it to matter a lot...
Report: Blue Jackets, Penguins hold trade talks about Brassard
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
TheA Columbus Blue JacketsA have had trade talks with theA Pittsburgh PenguinsA about centerA Derick Brassard, reportsA The Athletic's Aaron Portzline.It wasA reportedA on Tuesday t...
Report: Red Wings want 1st-round pick for Nyquist, Howard
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
TheA Detroit Red WingsA have reportedly put a high price tag onA Gustav NyquistA andA Jimmy Howard.The club is seeking a first-round pick for each player, a source toldA MLive.com's...
Detroit Red Wings are bottoming out: How soon before they're good again?
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
The most important fact theA DetroitA Red Wings have learned this season is that they can count on Dylan Larkin, 22, to be a difference-maker.a€œWea€™ve got what I call a bus driver...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts