Under Hunter, a departure

Scoring, on offense and defense, dropped after Dale Hunter replaced Bruce Boudreau as the Capitals’ coach, especially in the postseason.

Season Head coach Reg. season
goals
per game
Reg. season
goals
against
Playoffs
goals
per game
Playoffs
goals
against
Playoffs
w-l
2007-08 Boudreau 2.95 2.82 2.86 3.14 3-4
2008-09 Boudreau 3.32 2.99 2.93 2.71 7-7
2009-10 Boudreau 3.88 2.84 3.14 2.71 3-4
2010-11 Bourdreau 2.73 2.40 2.56 2.56 4-5
2011-12 Boudreau 3.18 3.32
Totals Boudreau 3.28 2.79 2.86 2.76 17-20
2011-12 Hunter 2.53 2.62 2.07 2.14 7-7

Note: Boudreau started after 21 games of the 2007 season and coached the first 22 games in 2011. SOURCE: Hockey-reference.com. GRAPHIC: Brian Gross - The Washington Post. Published May 14, 2012.