Adam Oates worked with Zach Parise the past two seasons in New Jersey. Could their relationship help bring the star left wing to Washington?
Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello says he's 'totally supportive' of the Capitals' decision to hire Adam Oates as their head coach.
In Adam Oates, Olie Kolzig says the Capitals found a coach who blends the offense of Bruce Boudreau and the defense of Dale Hunter.
Captain Alex Ovechkin was one of the first to call Adam Oates and congratulate him on becoming the Capitals' new head coach.