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Posted at 3:05 PM ET, 02/17/2011

George McPhee to speak at sports industry conference

By Gene Wang

Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee is scheduled to be part of a special panel at the Sports Industry Networking and Career (SINC) conference March 4-5 at George Washington University.

McPhee, who is in his 13th season as Washington's general manager, will join D.C. United President Kevin Payne on a panel entitled "The Two Sides of the House -- Player Development and Business" that will outline the day-to-day responsibilities of a sports executive. McPhee also will discuss his career path and how to get started in the industry.

By Gene Wang  | February 17, 2011; 3:05 PM ET
Categories:  George McPhee  
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Who cares?!

Posted by: chrisclarksucks | February 17, 2011 3:08 PM | Report abuse

@ chrisclarksucks

But this is important hockey news, right ???

Posted by: bqts | February 17, 2011 3:11 PM | Report abuse

Is he going to lecture the audience on how NOT to build a Stanley Cup Winning Organization and how to become a puss at the Trade Deadline? Get ready Caps because this line is coming...."I'm not going to leverage the future of this organization for one year." AKA, "I'm too scared to make big boy decisions...." Screw you.

Posted by: joshu1 | February 17, 2011 3:15 PM | Report abuse

I assume George will tell them that if they draft like him,

"You'll be living in a van, down by the river!!"

Posted by: SA-Town | February 17, 2011 3:24 PM | Report abuse

The main topic to this lecture will be, THE SCARF, How to wear it and where to get a nice one :)

Posted by: bqts | February 17, 2011 3:25 PM | Report abuse

lol... this is too easy.

Posted by: tmac2yao | February 17, 2011 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Fluff, filler, no hockey news article.

Tell us about interviewing GMGM and asking him about what direction he is going in for the trade deadline. Tell us about something you have to get out of your chair to find out.

Posted by: rblatch45 | February 17, 2011 3:41 PM | Report abuse

@ tmac2yao

Too easy but its still fun :)

Posted by: bqts | February 17, 2011 3:41 PM | Report abuse

I assume George will tell them that if they draft like him,

"You'll be living in a van, down by the river!!"

Posted by: SA-Town

You must be joking, right? McPhee hasn't drafted successfully?

A. Gordon
B. Gordon
Chris Bourque

What a waste of draft picks, eh?

Posted by: KnubleEveIt | February 17, 2011 4:16 PM | Report abuse

The official title of the panel should read, "How I am still employed in the sports business."

GMGM and Payne have made many missteps since assuming the roles with their respective organizations.

Enough is enough.

Posted by: ImWithStupid | February 17, 2011 6:51 PM | Report abuse

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