“I am very grateful. Bruce was instrumental in the team’s success over the last four seasons. He won four division championships, a Presidents’ Trophy, an Eastern Conference banner, two playoff series and coached us to our best records in team history during the regular season. He also won a coach of the year award and holds the record for winning 200 games faster than any coach in NHL history. He is a good man. Thank you for four great years. I appreciate all you did for us as a franchise. I am grateful to you and your entire family.”Boudreau served four-plus seasons as the head coach of the Capitals with a regular season record of 201-88-40. The Capitals, however, have not lived up to the franchise’s high expectations so far this season after posting just at 12-9-1 record through the team’s first 22 games, and a 5-9-1 record since a 7-0-0 start.