Found June 16, 2012 on Turner Sports Desk:
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It is June 16th the NHL entry draft is only 6 days away and the Washington Capitals have no Head Coach. General Manager, George McPhee is saying what he is supposed to say in terms of stressing that his search is a deliberate one designed to get the absolute right guy.Well any GM would say that but here are some things to bear in mind. Any Head Coach worth a damn will want some input into who the Caps draft especially since they have a couple of high picks. The Caps could also trade those picks for a veteran player that could make an immediate impact. What Coach would not want to have a say in that? That is why this delay in hiring a coach is odd especially for a playoff team loaded with talent.I don't think we are asking the right question. The question that needs asking is what role does Alexander Ovechkin play in the selection of the next Caps coach? Well the last two Caps Coaches may provide a clue as to why the Caps remain coachless now. Some of the Caps Coaching candidates...
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