List of Washington Capitals General Managers
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List of Washington Capitals General Managers

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 Capital One Arena. The franchise has had six general managers since their inception.[1]

Key

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

General managers

General managers of the Washington Capitals
No. Name Tenure Accomplishments during this term Ref(s)
1 Milt Schmidt April 20, 1973 - December 29, 1975
  • No playoff appearances
[2][3]
2 Max McNab December 30, 1975 - November 5, 1981
  • No playoff appearances
[3][4]
3 Roger Crozier (Interim) November 5, 1981 - August 27, 1982
  • No playoff appearances
[4][5]
4 David Poile August 30, 1982 - May 12, 1997
  • 1 division title and 14 playoff appearances
[5][6]
5 George McPhee June 9, 1997 - April 26, 2014 [7][8]
6 Brian MacLellan May 26, 2014 - present [1]

See also

Notes

  • 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

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

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