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Tuesday Caps Clips: The Search Begins

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Taking a look at some potential candidates for the Caps’ next coach, congratulating Ovi on his NHL21 cover and more.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders - Game Three Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Having parted ways with Todd Reirden, the search now begins for a new coach to take over this talented bunch of underachievers - and here are some options. [NHL, NBCSW, RMNB]
  • The Capitals should absolutely not hire Mike Babcock. [Puck Prose]
  • Whoever they pick will have plenty of challenges ahead of them in DC. [NBCSW]
  • Delving further into just why now was the time to cut ties with the man who took over the Cup-winning squad two years ago. [ESPN, StarsandSticks]
  • If Braden Holtby has indeed played his last game as a Washington Capital, here are a handful of places where he might end up. [Fansided]
  • Congrats to Alex Ovechkin and gamers everywhere, as the Caps’ captain was selected to grace the cover of NHL 21. [Caps, NHL, The Score, NBCSW, Fox5DC]
  • And watch the reveal trailer, because it’s awesome:
  • Ranking the Caps’ prospect pool. [NoVa Caps]
  • Brenden Dillon seemed to fit in pretty well with the boys after arriving in DC at the trade deadline; the Caps should consider re-signing him. [StarsandSticks]
  • Finally, happy 59th birthday to Dave Tippett.