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GEORGE MCPHEE RUMORS

Random NHL Thoughts - 4/29/14

RANDOM NHL THOUGHTS: 4/29/14 -General Manager George McPhee and Head Coach Adam Oates are out in Washington D.C. There is rumor that McPhee has ties and is a possibility to return to Vancouver for the vacant GM spot with the Canucks.  Trevor Linden is very familiar with McPhee from Linden's playing days with the Canucks.  McPhee would not be my first choice for hire, but he would...
Via Puckrant.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals part ways with George McPhee, fire Adam Oates

The Washington Capitals announced Saturday morning that coach Adam Oates and general manager George McPhee will not be back next season.  The Capitals will not renew McPhee’s contract and have fired Oates after the team failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. “George has been a terrific, longtime executive for our franchise, and I’m grateful for his...
Via Sports-Glory
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Relieved Of Duties -- McPhee And Oates GONE!

What was expected to end with a little more fanfare ended with a whimper (err statement) this morning as George McPhee and Adam Oates were relieved and dismissed respectively. Did you want to see that statement? Here it is from @WashCaps. -- Caps announce changes to Front Office and Coaching Staff When the Team Preident and Owner do the exit interviews, you kind of know...
Via Puckrant.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals fire coach Adam Oates and GM George McPhee

The Washington Capitals have fired head coach Adam Oates and general manager George McPhee following a season in which the club finished 38-30-14. “George has been a terrific, longtime executive for our franchise, and I’m grateful for his commitment to the Capitals organization for the past 17 years,” owner Ted Leonsis said. “Under his leadership the Capitals won seven division...
Via Tireball.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Would You Keep George McPhee?

Here is the question for Washington Capitals fans before you. ================================================================ Should the Washington Capitals keep George McPhee? --   YES --   NO   As we all know, probably 80-90 percent of fans would overwhelmingly say no. Then again, you are not Ted Leonsis. It appears that Washington is going with the "status quo...
Via Puckrant.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps out of playoffs. What next?

The Washington Capitals were officially eliminated from the NHL playoffs last night.  It is the first time since the 2006/07 season that the Capitals roster will be watching the playoffs from the comfort of their own homes. Sad?  Yes.  Necessary?  Yes. Think about it.  If the Caps squeeked into the NHL playoffs, with the roster constructed as is, they would not have advanced...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps sign Dmitry Orlov to two year contract extension

How times have changed. Just three months ago, the agent for Dmitry Orlov requested that the Washington Capitals trade him.  Orlov, according to his agent, wanted to be an everyday player, which he was not at that time.  Now, fast forward 3 1/2 months, and the Washington Capitals have agreed to a two year contract extension with Orlov.  The extension comes via Caps PR. The Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Massachusetts Natives Named To 2014 USA Hockey NTDP Evaluation Camp Roster

USA Hockey announced its 2014 national team development program (NTDP) evaluation camp roster on Wednesday, and it features two Massachusetts natives. “We’re excited to welcome another talented crop of players to our tryout camp,” Peter Ward, director of player personnel for the NTDP, said in a press release. “The entire scouting staff puts in days, months and years of hard...
Via NESN.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps trade Martin Erat to the Coyotes for Rostislav Klelsa, Chris Brown

Washington Capitals GM George McPhee may feel his job could be in jeopardy.  He may be right.  However, McPhee is attempting to do something about it. Just a day before the NHL trade deadline, McPhee has completed his second trade of the day.  The caps sent disgruntled forward Martin Erat  and minor league forward John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for prospect...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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