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Capitals Insider Archive: George McPhee

McPhee says Dennis Wideman trade was 'out of the blue'

Capitals General Manager George McPhee said he wasn't planning on making a deal with Florida for puck-moving defenseman Dennis Wideman, but he jumped at the opportunity when it arose at the trade deadline. "That one came out of the blue," McPhee said during an appearance yesterday on ESPN 980's The...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | March 4, 2011; 10:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green, Tom Poti  
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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  | March 1, 2011; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  George McPhee, Trade deadline  
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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  | February 28, 2011; 6:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (254)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Mike Green  
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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  | February 28, 2011; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  David Steckel, Dennis Wideman, George McPhee, Jason Arnott  
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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  | February 28, 2011; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  El-Bashir On Hockey, George McPhee, Trade deadline  
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More on the trade deadline from Caps GM George McPhee

If you haven't already, check out the stories and blog posts from the past few days that discuss what moves the Capitals might make at the rapidly-approaching NHL trade deadline. From the need for a second-line center and which players around the league might fill that void, to what else...

By Katie Carrera  | February 18, 2011; 3:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (218)
Categories:  George McPhee, Trade deadline  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Line change: What trade-deadline moves should the Caps make?, Washington Post Sports Editors , February 11, 2011
McPhee: Scott Hannan 'completes our defense', Katie Carrera , November 30, 2010
George McPhee on Caps' youth movement, Gene Wang , October 6, 2010
George McPhee on Caps-Pens HBO series: 'Let's do this', Katie Carrera , September 23, 2010
George McPhee, still fighting the good fight for the Caps, Lindsay Applebaum , September 16, 2010
 
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