Capitals assistant Reid Cashman named Dartmouth head coach

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Washington Capitals assistant coach Reid Cashman has been named head coach of the Dartmouth males’s hockey workforce.

Cashman, 37, was accountable for the protection in Washington, the place he spent two seasons. He and Scott Arniel have been added to Coach Todd Reirden’s employees in August 2018. Cashman will stay with the Capitals by way of the playoffs – if they’re held this summer time.

“I feel like I have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to be the head coach of the Dartmouth men’s hockey program,” Cashman stated in a information launch from Dartmouth. “For 114 years, Dartmouth has competed at the highest level and has produced Olympians, All-Americans and NHL players. Along with the great history on the ice, Dartmouth College has been one of the finest institutions in the world for more than 250 years. It is truly an honor to be given this prestigious opportunity.”

Before becoming a member of the Capitals, Cashman had been an assistant coach for 2 years with the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate. Before that, he was an assistant at Quinnipiac University, serving to his alma mater attain the Frozen Four in 2013 and 2016. Cashman spent almost all of his taking part in profession within the minors and at one level performed a season below Reirden with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Cashman shall be Dartmouth’s 22nd coach in program historical past. ESPN’s John Buccigross reported he shall be on a five-year contract.

“The Washington Capitals congratulate Reid Cashman on being named the head coach of the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team,” the workforce introduced in a press release. “We appreciate his tireless work ethic and contributions to the organization over the past four seasons, both with the Capitals and the Hershey Bears, working with the organization’s defensemen.”