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Washington Capitals Let GM George McPhee Go

Today it was announced that the Washington Capitals will not be renewing general manager George McPhee's contract for next season.  They are also firing coach Adam Oates, as the new general manager is expected to bring in his own coach.  This is in response to the Capitals missing the playoffs this season despite some good front line tsalent including Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Fire Coach and General Manager

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday morning that the team will not renew the contact of vice president and general manager George McPhee, and has fired head coach Adam Oates. This ends a 17-year run for McPhee, who took over as GM in the 1997-1998 season. Under his general management, the Caps won seven division titles and the franchise made its only Stanley Cup appearance...
Via DC Sports-Kings
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Summer of George (McPhee)

Just when I think I know George McPhee’s answers, he changes the question.
Via Capitals Outsider
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Time For Changes In Buffalo And Washington

from Adam Proteau of The Hockey News, It’s nearly August, for hockey gods’ sake. Does anyone want to tell Sabres GM Darcy Regier and his Capitals counterpart George McPhee? Both are doing their best statue impersonations at a time in each team’s history that cries out for at least a modicum of change. Yet with their near-total absence of action, both are making the case...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Caps GM 'didn't like the refereeing' vs. Rangers

Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee says he ''didn't like the refereeing'' in his team's first-round playoff series loss to the New York Rangers. McPhee said Wednesday the way calls went ''sure didn't feel right.'' The Rangers - the NHL's least-penalized team during the regular season - got 28 power plays in the series...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

What Did McPhee Do?

from pucksandbooks of On Frozen Blog, Once upon a time, Capitals General Manager George McPhee was viewed, rightly I think, as cautious and shrewd each spring around trade deadline time. Never one to radically revamp his roster with wheeling and dealing then, McPhee in fact over the years has widely earned a reputation for perhaps being overly cautious, a bit too much of a deadline...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Capitals Sure Are Missing Alexander Semin

Where is Alex Semin? George McPhee has been with the Washington Capitals since 1997. He’s had a great run since becoming the GM, but I think it’s time to call out George McPhee. It might be past time. Here in this blog we talk about Ernie Grunfeld a lot and the bonehead moves he’s made over the past decade with the Wizards but George McPhee, up until the last two years, has...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Would The Capitals Think Of Re-Signing Semin

via Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington, “I’ve never really discussed that sort of thing, whether we’re going to sign someone or not,” Capitals general manager George McPhee said Saturday on the final day of development camp. “I’d rather not start now. I know that’s not a great answer, but I’ll just stay neutral.” Asked if he was surprised Semin, who in seven seasons...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals ponder coaching candidates, overhaul

The Washington Capitals are preparing for the NHL Draft without a new head coach in place.General manager George McPhee expects his search to carry past this week. He has interviewed several candidates and has, according to the Washington Post, ruled out veteran NHL coach Paul Maurice, Flyers assistant coach Craig Berube and Capitals assistant coaches Dean Evason and Jim Johnson...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Capitals Coach Steps Down

Dale Hunter told Washington Capitals GM George McPhee during a meeting this morning that he will not be returning to the Caps next year as head coach. The decision comes shortly after the Capitals early exit from the NHL Playoffs. According to the Washington Post: “Dale and I met about 10 o’clock and he let me know that he will not be able to return as the coach,” McPhee...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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