Cap Raeder
Cap Raeder enters his second season as goaltending coach with the Lightning.
Raeder, a native of Needham, Massachusetts, had spent 11 seasons in the San Jose Sharks organization. He served as a professional scout for the previous nine years and also served as an assistant coach during the 2000-01 season. Before joining the Sharks, Raeder served an assistant coach at the NHL level for nine seasons with Boston and Los Angeles. He was an assistant on former Lightning head coach Barry Melrose’s staff with the Kings.
Before joining the Kings, Raeder was the head coach at Clarkson University. He coached in 86 games with the Golden Knights and posted a 50-30-6 record, including two appearances at the East Coast Athletic Conference Championship Game in 1986 and 1988. He also served as an assistant coach for two seasons before taking the head coach position at Clarkson. Raeder began his career with the University of New Hampshire where he spent two seasons as an assistant coach.