Bruce Boudreau fired: A look back at his tenure in Washington (Photos)
The Bruce Boudreau era in Washington was highlighted by a President's Trophy, four Southeast Division titles, a trip to the Winter Classic and a renewed "Rock the Red" energy. But the lack of playoff success and a sputtering start to 2011-12 led to his demise.
Hunter led his first practice on Monday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. He'll be behind the bench for his first game on Tuesday night against St. Louis.