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Carlson signs new contract with Capitals

Carlson signs new contract with Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Defenseman John Carlson has signed a six-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals that is worth $23.8 million, the NHL team said Friday.
Capitals sign 17-year-old 1st-round pick

Capitals sign 17-year-old 1st-round pick

ARLINGTON, Va., July 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals signed 17-year-old Swede Filip Forsberg to a three-year, entry-level contract, General Manager George McPhee announced Friday.
Seagulls attack Scottish mail carrier

Seagulls attack Scottish mail carrier

ELGIN, Scotland, June 29 (UPI) -- The British Royal Mail said deliveries to more than 20 residents of a Scottish town have been suspended after a letter carrier was attacked by seagulls.
Adam Oates to coach Washington Capitals

Adam Oates to coach Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26 (UPI) -- Former Washington Capitals player Adam Oates has been selected to become the team's head coach, Capitals officials said Tuesday.
Hunter won't return as Caps' coach

Hunter won't return as Caps' coach

ARLINGTON, Va., May 14 (UPI) -- Washington interim coach Dale Hunter told the Capitals Monday he won't return to be the team's head coach next season.
Suspended Ovechkin to skip All-Star Game

Suspended Ovechkin to skip All-Star Game

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin has pulled out of this weekend's NHL All-Star Game, the Capitals said Tuesday.
Capitals' Ovechkin out with ailment

Capitals' Ovechkin out with ailment

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin will be out of action for a week to 10 days with an undisclosed ailment, the NHL club announced Monday.

Coyotes' Maloney is NHL GM of Year

PHOENIX, June 2 (UPI) -- Phoenix's Don Maloney was named the winner of the NHL's inaugural General Manager of the Year Award Wednesday.
Caps sign Ovechkin to long-term deal

Caps sign Ovechkin to long-term deal

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has agreed to a 13-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.

Witt gets a raise in arbitration

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Defenseman Brendan Witt of the Washington Capitals Tuesday was awarded $2.2 million for the next season by an arbitrator.

Anson Carter joins Los Angeles Kings

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- Veteran right wing Anson Carter is with his third NFL team this season, the Los Angeles Kings.

Capitals trade Robert Lang to Detroit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals Friday traded another of their stars, sending All-Star center Robert Lang to the Detroit Red Wings.

Trade sends Bondra to Ottawa

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Five-time NHL All-Star Peter Bondra was traded Wednesday by the Washington Capitals to Ottawa for a minor league player and a future draft pick.

Johansson retires from Capitals

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Long-time defenseman Calle Johansson of the Washington Capitals announced his retirement on Thursday.

Capitals ink Gordon

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals have signed Boyd Gordon, one of their three first-round draft picks in 2002, to a three-year contract.
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George McPhee (born July 2, 1958) is the general manager of the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals as well as the team's alternate governor and vice president. His nicknames include "GMGM," short for "General Manager George McPhee," and "The Undertaker" for his play after the whistle.

Prior to his career in management, McPhee was a prominent college hockey player at Bowling Green State University. There he was the recipient of the 1982 Hobey Baker Award (given to college hockey's top player), was chosen as a First-Team All-Central Collegiate Hockey Association selection in 1982, Second-Team All-CCHA honors in 1979 and 1981 and was the CCHA's Rookie of the Year in 1979. He won the 1983-84 CHL Championship (Adams Cup) as a member of the Tulsa Oilers team coached by Tom Webster. He had a seven year career in the NHL with the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers.

In 1992, McPhee landed his first major NHL management position, starting as vice president and director of hockey operations as well as alternate governor for the Vancouver Canucks, assisting then general manager Pat Quinn. With McPhee, the team made the playoffs four times, won a division championship, and played in the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals, which they lost to the New York Rangers.

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