Todd Reirden

Where the NHL, Capitals stand amid extended shutdown
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Chris Lingebach
April 21, 2020 - 5:05 pm
The NHL continues to explore all options while waiting for the go-ahead from authorities to resume its season. As for the Capitals, head coach Todd Reirden is nothing if not for an over-preparer. Whenever – if ever – the season resumes, the Caps will be ready.
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Greenberg: Reirden saved his job with win over Penguins
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The Fan News Desk
March 09, 2020 - 3:43 pm
How big of a win was the Capital's victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday? Neil Greenberg of the Washington Post thinks it saved coach Todd Reirden's job.
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What the Capitals being a ‘work in progress’ really means
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Chris Lingebach
March 06, 2020 - 7:48 pm
Todd Reirden has repeatedly referred to his Capitals as a 'work in progress.' John Carlson explains what that really means, which amounts to a multifaceted approach by the team to rework their game in season.
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Kovalchuk in D.C. to win Stanley Cup: 'That's why he's here'
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Chris Lingebach
March 06, 2020 - 6:14 pm
Despite managing to win only two games since his arrival, the Capitals have fostered a seamless transition for Ilya Kovalchuk on their third line. Todd Reirden shares his long history with Kovalchuk, going back to when they were both playing in the NHL, and the great lengths to which his wife would...
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Capitals coach knew what they were getting in Brenden Dillon
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Chris Lingebach
February 20, 2020 - 2:26 pm
Capitals coach Todd Reirden was familiar with Brenden Dillon before the Capitals acquired him from San Jose this week. As a coach in Pittsburgh's organization, Reirden saw the defensemen come through as an unpolished, undrafted prospect way back in 2009. Reirden shares what he saw in Dillon then...
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Capitals coach 'hopeful' Kuznetsov will play on road trip
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Chris Lingebach
February 13, 2020 - 4:55 pm
It's been three days since Evgeny Kuznetsov suffered an upper-body injury against the Islanders. As the Capitals begin a three-game road trip out west, coach Todd Reirden tells 106.7 The Fan he's optimistic about Kuznetsov's return.
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Caps power play allowing short-handed goals at alarming rate
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Chris Lingebach
February 07, 2020 - 8:47 pm
There's a phenomenon running roughshod over the Capitals power play unit: They cannot stop allowing opponents to score short-handed. Here's just how prevalent it's become and how coach Todd Reirden hopes to stop the bleeding.
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Todd Reirden suggests a change to NHL All-Star Game rule
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Chris Lingebach
January 15, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Despite wanting to coach Ovi in the All-Star Game, Reirden would like to see the NHL change the rule that suspends players for not participating.
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Reirden: Evgeny Kuznetsov 'still a work in progress'
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Chris Lingebach
January 03, 2020 - 7:12 pm
After starting the season off on a sour note, Evgeny Kuznetsov has yet to reach the level of consistency his Capitals coach expects from him, but he’s getting there.
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Inside the Capitals' ownership of the Boston Bruins
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Chris Lingebach
December 16, 2019 - 4:15 pm
It's the type of stretch opposing fanbases remember with horror for decades. How the Capitals have seized unprecedented dominance over Boston for the past six seasons.
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