Tarik joined The Post in 1999 after a three-year stint at The New York Times. A native of the Washington area, he has handled a number of beats, ranging from high school sports to the Capitals. He lives in Ashburn, Va., with his wife, Kimberley, and two children.
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Reporters Katie Carrera and Tarik El-Bashir discuss the Washington Capitals' future after playoff elimination and coach Dale Hunter's decision to not return.
The Capitals are searching for a replacement for Dale Hunter, who resigned as coach after less than six months on the job.
Stepping down as Capitals coach ‘was the right thing for me and my family,’ Hunter says.
GM George McPhee says Dale Hunter informed him at 10 a.m. of the descision to not return to the Caps.