ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Former Washington Capitals goalie Olie Kolzig is returning to the NHL club as associate goaltender coach.
The Capitals also say Thursday that Dave Prior will come back in his old role of director of goaltending and NHL goaltender coach.
Kolzig played with the Capitals from 1989-2008 and holds most team goalie records, including 711 games played, 301 wins and 35 shutouts. He was a two-time NHL All-Star while with the Capitals and won the 2000 Vezina Trophy for the league’s top goalie.
Prior was Washington’s goaltending coach from the 1996-97 season to 2008-09.