For the second time in his career, Adam Oates will fill a leadership
Jimmy Choo Outlet voidon the Washington Capitals in the
wake of Dale Hunter’s departure.
Thirteen years after Oates followed Hunter as a captain, he has been named
the Capitals’ head coach a month and a half Jimmy Choo Flats after Hunter stepped down from the
Oates, who spent the past two seasons as an assistant in New Jersey, was
named the 16th coach in franchise history Tuesday, making him the fifth bench
boss during General Manager George McPhee’s 15-year tenure. All of McPhee’s
hires have been first-time NHL head coaches, and the past two, Oates and
Hunter, have been former Capitals captains.
The coaching Jimmy Choo Pumps announcement kicked off a banner day
for Oates, 49, who was elected to the Hockey Hall of Famehours later.
“Absolutely fantastic day. I don’t know if that’s happened before,” said
Oates, who addressed the hire briefly during a Hall of Fame conference call. He
and McPhee are scheduled to appear at an introductory news conference in
Washington on Wednesday afternoon.