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Expansion Notes: Seattle group building momentum

The NHL-to-Seattle movement is in full swing, and ESPN’s Emily Kaplan recently caught up with hopeful owners Jerry Bruckheimer, David Bonderman, and Tim Leiweke and talked about everything from the remodeling of KeyArena, to branding, to even acquiring an NBA franchise down the road. For now, the trio are just invested in being the ownership group of the league’s 32nd team (literally...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Candidate: David Perron

With the trade deadline approaching, we will be profiling several players in the weeks ahead that have a good chance to be dealt by February 26th.Ever since the Vegas Golden Knights were constructed, the plan had always been to build through the draft, but add a few veteran players they could move at the trade deadline. While James Neal was an obvious choice when the team selected...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Pacific Notes: Oilers not planning major trade; Neal may stay in Vegas

Although the Oilers have underachieved considerably this season, don’t expect big changes between now and the season. Speaking with Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic (subscription required), GM Peter Chiarelli stated that fans shouldn’t be expecting a major trade anytime soon:“Part of what we’re striving for here is stability and continuity and sticking to a strong plan. We’re not going...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
January 27, 2018  |  Discuss

Which vets the Vegas Golden Knights should build around

Hockey fandom was in an unusual frenzy for a Sunday in mid-June thanks to teams unveiling their lists of protected players ahead of the expansion draft. Now, the roster for the Las Vegas Golden Knights is just days away from becoming a reality and the hockey heads have had a field day trying to figure out just how the new team's roster will shape up. GM George McPhee is going to...
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June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lawton: Maple Leafs should be calling Vegas for defencemen

NHL insider Brian Lawton outlines a few names on defence that the Maple Leafs should be calling Golden Knights GM George McPhee about.
Via SportsNetCanada
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires George McPhee as GM

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise. Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise's first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from scratch to begin play in the 2017-18 NHL season. McPhee most recently served as special adviser to New York Islanders GM...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

AP Source: Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires McPhee as GM

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because owner Bill Foley's announcement was set for Wednesday afternoon. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from scratch to begin play in the 2017-18 NHL season. McPhee most recently...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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 in any way...
Via KCM Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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