Capitals Insider: George McPhee


Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 03/01/2011

George McPhee doesn't believe trades will disrupt Capitals' chemistry

At the trade deadline in 2009-10, General Manager George McPhee brought in four players: Eric Belanger, Joe Corvo, Scott Walker and Milan Jurcina. Only the first three would suit up for the Capitals in the remainder of that season and as a whole the transactions, in retrospect, would yield mixed...

By Katie Carrera  |  10:06 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George McPhee, Trade deadline

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 02/28/2011

McPhee: Mike Green to miss 'a couple of weeks' with head injury

Capitals General Manager George McPhee said Mike Green will be out "a couple of weeks" after the defenseman was hit in the head for the second time in two weeks Friday against the Rangers. Green has missed seven of the past nine contests since a puck struck him in the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  06:03 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Capitals GM George McPhee: 'I'm really happy with what we've acquired'

General Manager George McPhee said he was pleased with the Capitals' trade-deadline acquisitions of center Jason Arnott from New Jersey and defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida because they address "specific needs" going into the postseason. "I'm really happy with what we've acquired," McPhee said in a news conference at Kettler...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  05:48 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David Steckel, Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Jason Arnott

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 02/28/2011

On Hockey: As trade deadline nears, Capitals shouldn't be finished yet

Plucking Marco Sturm off the waiver wire Saturday was a good start for the Washington Capitals, who, somewhat inexplicably, still can't score consistently, either at even strength or on the power play. But fans had better hope it's not General Manager George McPhee's only move before today's 3 p.m....

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  09:52 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  El-Bashir On Hockey, George McPhee, Trade deadline

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 01/29/2011

Capitals still waiting to decide on 2011 NHL Premiere offer

The Capitals are still waiting on the NHL to finalize the logistics of the 2011-12 NHL Premiere to decide whether they will start next season in Europe, General Manager George McPhee said Saturday in Raleigh. Washington is one of six teams, along with the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings,...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:27 PM ET, 01/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George McPhee, George McPhee

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/06/2010

George McPhee on Caps' youth movement

Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee appeared on The John Thompson Show this afternoon and discussed a wide variety of topics. Some highlights: On the franchise's philosophy about reloading through the minor league system: "Anything that we really need to add to the team I thought we already had in...

By Gene Wang  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George McPhee, George McPhee, George McPhee

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 09/23/2010

George McPhee on Caps-Pens HBO series: 'Let's do this'

If you haven't done so already, head over to the D.C. Sports Bog and check out what the Capitals players had to say about having four weeks of their season chronicled by HBO for a four-part "24/7" series leading up to the Winter Classic. Dan Steinberg also answers some basic...

By Katie Carrera  |  04:21 PM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George McPhee, George McPhee, George McPhee

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/18/2010

George McPhee: 'I can't allow five days to get in the way of what we think is a terrific team'

Here's a transcript of General Manager George McPhee's comments to reporters this afternoon: On why he opted to keep the same core of players together for this year: We had a fabulous season last year and for about six and a half months we were a terrific team and in...

By Katie Carrera  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George McPhee