Found November 29, 2011 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was the first man to bring Dale Hunter to Washington. George McPhee is the second. On Monday, McPhee, the Washington Capitals general manager, fired popular coach Bruce Boudreau and replaced him with Hunter, one of the most popular players in franchise history, to try and turn around the underachieving squad one that possesses the talent to compete for a Stanley Cup but that entered Tuesday clinging to a tie for the Eastern Conferences eighth and final playoff spot. Hunter, who ranks second all-time in NHL history with 3,563 penalty minutes, is sure to bring some fire to a Capitals bench, as their players have slipped further and further into a malaise, going 5-9-1 after a 7-0 start. That has to be a very popular move in Washington, Poile said by phone from Edmonton. Nothing against Bruce Boudreau, hes done a terrific job for the Caps. Again, its not for me to say whether its right or wrong, but, I mean, Dale Hunter is one of the ...
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