Category Archives: Management

Creatures of Habit: Brian MacLellan’s Familiar Business Partners

While it may be hard to believe, Brian MacLellan has been the General Manager of the Washington Capitals for eight years. Since being named to the post held by his predecessor George McPhee for 17 seasons in April 2014, MacLellan … Continue reading

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“I Think We Ran Out of Time to Wait For It”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Talks Overhauling Goaltending, Free Agency Decisions

Screen cap: @Capitals After a busy first day of free agency, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with the media at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on the decisions made by the team to address a number of their roster needs.

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“We’re Really, Really Happy With the Guys We Got”: Washington Capitals Assistant General Manager Ross Mahoney Evaluates the Rest of the Team’s 2022 NHL Entry Draft Selections

Photo: @Capitals The second and final day of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft saw the Washington Capitals select a total of six players after taking left wing Ivan Miroshnichenko with the 20th overall selection on July 7. At the forefront … Continue reading

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“I’d Say We’re Not As Aggressive As We Normally Are, It’d Have to Make Sense”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks To the Media Ahead of the Trade Deadline

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals General Manager and Senior Vice President Brian MacLellan spoke to the media ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline, which is on Monday, March 21 at 3:00 P.M. ET. He discussed a wide variety of topics, including … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan’s Yearly Report Card: Assessing The Capitals’ GM’s Moves In 2019-20

Photo: @Capitals After a first-round Stanley Cup Playoff exit in 2018-19, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan was forced to make some changes to his roster. Unfortunately, it backfired as the Capitals fell in the first round once again, and it … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals’ Assistant GM Ross Mahoney Had Three Interviews Before Devils Removed Interim Tag Off Tom Fitzgerald

Screencap: NHL.com Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman wrote in his weekly 31 Thoughts column on Sunday that Washington Capitals’ assistant GM Ross Mahoney had three interviews with the New Jersey Devils before they took the interim tag off of GM Tom Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Sabres Fire GM Jason Botterill, Replace Him With Senior Vice President of Business Administration Kevyn Adams

Photo: NHL.com After missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the ninth consecutive season this year, the Buffalo Sabres fired GM Jason Botterill and named Senior Vice President of Business Administration Kevyn Adams as GM on Tuesday morning. Assistant GMs Steve … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big summer looming with major contributors’ contracts set to expire, key role players up as restricted free agents, and some big names that can sign contract extensions on July 1. NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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Devils Fire Head Coach John Hynes

Photo: Yahoo! Sports After falling to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 7-1 on Monday night for their second straight loss, the New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday that they have fired head coach John Hynes. Assistant coach Alain … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Trade In Place For Chandler Stephenson, Possibly With Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Washington Capitals have a deal in place to trade forward Chandler Stephenson, possibly with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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