Washington Capitals assistant coach Reid Cashman has been named head coach of the Dartmouth males’s hockey staff.
Cashman, 37, was in command of the protection in Washington, the place he spent two seasons. He and Scott Arniel had been added to Coach Todd Reirden’s workers in August 2018. Cashman will stay with the Capitals via the playoffs – if they’re held this summer time.
“I really feel like I’ve been given the chance of a lifetime to be the pinnacle coach of the Dartmouth males’s hockey program,” Cashman stated in a information launch from Dartmouth. “For 114 years, Dartmouth has competed on the highest degree and has produced Olympians, All-Individuals and NHL gamers. Together with the good historical past on the ice, Dartmouth School has been one of many most interesting establishments on this planet for greater than 250 years. It’s actually an honor to be given this prestigious alternative.”
Earlier than 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. Earlier than that, he was an assistant at Quinnipiac College, serving to his alma mater attain the Frozen 4 in 2013 and 2016. Cashman spent almost all of his enjoying profession within the minors and at one level performed a season underneath Reirden with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Cashman can be Dartmouth’s 22nd coach in program historical past. ESPN’s John Buccigross reported he can be on a five-year contract.
“The Washington Capitals congratulate Reid Cashman on being named the pinnacle coach of the Dartmouth School males’s hockey staff,” the staff introduced in an announcement. “We recognize his tireless work ethic and contributions to the group over the previous 4 seasons, each with the Capitals and the Hershey Bears, working with the group’s defensemen.”