List of Washington Capitals general managers

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The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C. The team is a member of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Capitals played at the Capital Centre from their inaugural season in 1974 to 1997, when they moved to the MCI Center, now known as the Verizon Center. The franchise has had six general managers since their inception.[1]

Key[edit]

Key of terms and definitions
Term Definition
No. Number of general managers[a]
Ref(s) References
Does not apply

General managers[edit]

General managers of the Washington Capitals
No. Name Appointment Departure Accomplishments and events during this term Ref(s)
1 Milt Schmidt April 20, 1973 December 29, 1975 [2][3]
2 Max McNab December 30, 1975 November 5, 1981 [3][4]
3 Roger Crozier (Interim) November 5, 1981 August 27, 1982 [4][5]
4 David Poile August 30, 1982 May 12, 1997 [5][6]
5 George McPhee June 9, 1997 April 26, 2014 Appeared in Stanley Cup Finals in 1998 [7][8]
6 Brian MacLellan May 26, 2014 [1]

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Notes[edit]

  • a A running total of the number of general managers of the franchise. Thus any general manager who has two or more separate terms as general manager is only counted once.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Capitals Promote Brian MacLellan to General Manager, Name Barry Trotz Coach". Washington Capitals. May 26, 2014. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pollin picks Hall of Famer to run Washington NHL club". The Capital. April 21, 1973. p. 13. Retrieved July 22, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ a b "McVie new Caps' coach". Press-Republican. December 31, 1975. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Fachet, Robert (November 6, 1981). "Pollin Fires McNab, Green". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Blumenstock, Kathy (August 31, 1982). "Poile Says Capitals Will Make Playoffs". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ Alexander, Rachel (May 13, 1997). "AFTER 15-YEAR STAY WITH THE CAPITALS, POILE GOES". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Three N.H.L. Teams Fill Coaching Vacancies". The New York Times. June 10, 1997. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Capitals Announce Changes to Front Office and Coaching Staff". Washington Capitals. April 26, 2014. Retrieved July 22, 2015.