Captain Alex Ovechkin was one of the first to call Adam Oates and congratulate him on becoming the Capitals' new head coach.
After becoming head coach of the Capitals, Adam Oates learned he is heading to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Former Capitals star Peter Bondra believes Adam Oates will provide a blend between Bruce Boudreau's offensive system and Dale Hunter's defensive structure.
According to a report from TSN in Canada, Washington has tabbed New Jersey Devils assistant and former Capital Adam Oates as its new head coach.
Now a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tomas Vokoun's chance to prove himself in the playoffs ended when he injured his groin twice in the final month of the season.