The Washington Capitals will take their time finding a replacement for former head coach Dale Hunter.
Dale Hunter will not return to coach the Washington Capitals in 2012-13.
Dale Hunter was not willing to discuss his future as the Washington Capitals' coach following his team's 2-1 Game 7 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The Washington Capitals have blocked 49 shots in just two playoff games.
The Washington Capitals have struggled away from home this season.
According to sources, Dale Hunter's contract as head coach of the Washington Capitals is only for the balance of this season.
Dale Hunter wants to introduce a pressure-based defense to the Washington Capitals that relies on the ability of each player to mark an opposing man.
Dale Hunter couldn't guide the Washington Capitals to a victory in his head coaching debut on Tuesday night, but he was satisfied with his team's effort for the most part.