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NESN 30: Adam Oates Scores Overtime Game-Winner Off Of Face-Off (Video)

The 1992 Boston Bruins were down one game to the Buffalo Sabres in the Adams Division semifinals, and were fighting to make a comeback in overtime. That’s when former Bruins center Adam Oates stepped up in the clutch. Oates scored directly off of a face-off to seal the Bruins’ 3-2 victory over Buffalo in the semifinals, tying the series up. The B’s went on to win in the conference...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Oates photobombed by Blue Jackets fan (Photo / GIF)

Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates was photobombed in Columbus by an opposing fan who sat directly behind the bench, which added insult to injury during Thursday night's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.With about one minute remaining in the first period, the Blue Jackets fan was seen giving Oates "moose antlers". Later in the game, the fan gave Oates "bunny...
Via Holdout Sports
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals' playoffs match validates new coach Oates

Adam Oates says he never doubted his system, even when the Washington Capitals were struggling mightily at the start of the season. He knew others would be doubting him, though, because he was a first-year NHL coach. He just didn't want that doubt spreading among his players. Oates said Wednesday he thinks he's proven his system does work now that the Capitals have turned...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Which Goalie Did the Bruins Receive From the Capitals in the Adam Oates Trade in 1997?

The Bruins dealt away a legend in Adam Oates when they shipped him to the Capitals in 1997. In what was one of the biggest blockbuster deals of the late-1990s, the Bruins received a trio of players in addition to two draft picks for the package they sent to the nation’s capital. Can you name the goalie that the Bruins received from the Capitals for Adam Oates in 1997? Answer The...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals struggle under Adam Oates

New Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates has a massive mess on his hands. The former NHL playmaker and New Jersey Devils assistant coach is off to a rocky start in his first head-coaching gig in the NHL.His winless team hasn’t been anywhere near competitive in its games. The Capitals have been ahead a grand total of 2 minutes, 31 seconds in their first three games. Opponents have...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals adjusting to new coach Oates

The Washington Capitals are back on the ice and adjusting to new coach Adam Oates virtually on the fly. Washington opens the season on Saturday at Tampa Bay, giving Oates just six practices and a scrimmage to install his system, which is a cross between Bruce Boudreau's up-tempo scheme and successor Dale Hunter's defensive-oriented game plan. Winger Matt Hendricks said...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Oates Dishes Thanks Like Passes in Hall of Fame Speech (Video)

On Monday Adam Oates capped a wonderful career by being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. During his acceptance speech Oates continued to do exactly what he did best during his career: flip the glory unto others. Just like a perfect pass for yet another assist, Oates spent much of his speech thanking teammates, singling out Cam Neely and Ray Borque from his time in...
Via NESN.com
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oates to be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS Former St. Louis Blues center Adam Oates will been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight along with Joe Sakic, Mats Sundin and Pavel Bure as the class of 2012. The induction ceremony can be seen live on the NHL Network at 6:30 p.m. Oates retired in 2004 after tallying 1,420 points in 1,337 games with Detroit, St. Louis, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Anaheim...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oates hired as new Capitals coach

Adam Oates is the new coach of the Washington Capitals. The team announced Tuesday that the 49-year-old Oates will be the replacement for Dale Hunter, who resigned at the end of the season. "We are very pleased to name Adam Oates as the new head coach of the Washington Capitals," Capitals general manager George McPhee said in a statement. "Adam was a highly intelligent...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-captain Adam Oates hired as Capitals coach

Adam Oates is the new coach of the Washington Capitals. The team announced Tuesday that the 49-year-old Oates will be the replacement for Dale Hunter, who resigned at the end of the season. Oates played 19 seasons in the NHL, including parts of six seasons with the Capitals. Ironically, he replaced Hunter as captain after Hunter was traded during the 1998-99 season. Oates'...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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