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GEORGE MCPHEE RUMORS

Former Capitals GM George McPhee Lands Role with Islanders

View image | gettyimages.com Former Capitals general manager George McPhee has a new gig. The New York Islanders named him special adviser to their general manager Garth Snow on Wednesday. “I’m excited to join such a storied franchise,” the 57-year-old McPhee told the Islanders’ website. “The Islanders have a great young team and I’m looking forward to contributing...
Via KCM Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders tab McPhee as special adviser to GM

The New York Islanders named George McPhee as the team's special adviser to general manager Garth Snow on Wednesday.McPhee spent the past 17 seasons as the general manager with the Washington Capitals before being fired in 2014."I'm excited to join such a storied franchise," the 57-year-old McPhee told the team's website. "The Islanders have a great young team and I'm looking forward...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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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