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The Impact of Expansion and How Las Vegas Will Affect Dallas at the Deadline and in the Future

The expansion draft continues to hinder the trade deadline, and everything in between, but what does that mean for Dallas both short and long term? Creativity is messy. Sigmund Freud navigated the competitive terrain of the famous Vienna General Hospital with the help of a cocaine addiction. Adolf Butenandt, one of the fathers of endocrinoloy, had to first isolate steroids by getting...
Via Defending Big D
1 day ago

The Case for Not Making a Deal with Las Vegas

Making a deal with Vegas could force the Wild to overpay to keep a player, and it isn’t a good idea to showdown against Vegas’ strong hand. The Wild, and every other current team in the league, will undergo a painful exercise this offseason when the Vegas Ramblers Rattlers Blackjacks Golden Knights draft their team. Every team will be able to protect one goaltender and either...
Via Hockey Wilderness
1 day ago

Vegas Golden Knights want to build a team similar to high-flying Washington Capitals of old

The Vegas Golden Knights are getting ready to assemble a roster.Golden Knights general manager George McPhee talked with Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. He said he’d like to a build a team similar to the high-flying mid-2000’s Washington Capitals.“I’ve built high-flying teams in the past, offensive, entertaining teams and would like to do the same thing,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: George McPhee to be named Las Vegas GM

Another day has passed and more news has been reported concerning the NHL’s new franchise in Las Vegas. The team apparently has a name (Knights) and they reportedly have a general manager according to Arthur Staples of Newsday. They will be naming George McPhee as the first GM in their history. Source confirms what's already out there: #Isles special advisor George McPhee will...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Longtime Caps GM hired by Las Vegas expansion team

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise.Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise's first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas.McPhee will be in charge of building the team from scratch to begin play in the 2017-18 NHL season.McPhee most recently served as special adviser to New York Islanders GM Garth...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Las Vegas NHL team announces George McPhee as first GM

Just weeks after Las Vegas officially learned it would be home to an NHL team starting in the 2017-18 season, speculation immediately began on who the first GM of the franchise would be. The expansion draft for the Las Vegas team is next May, and the legwork needs to begin on who the team might be taking then as well as what their scouting staff will look like for next year’s draft...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires George McPhee as GM

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise. Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise's first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from scratch to begin play in the 2017-18 NHL season. McPhee most recently served as special adviser to New York Islanders GM...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

AP Source: Las Vegas NHL expansion team hires McPhee as GM

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because owner Bill Foley's announcement was set for Wednesday afternoon. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from scratch to begin play in the 2017-18 NHL season. McPhee most recently...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Draft: McPhee grows emotional once son picked by Oilers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) As a longtime NHL scout and general manager, George McPhee has had a hand in providing opportunities to countless prospects at the NHL draft. It wasn't until Saturday, when McPhee fully appreciated how significant that moment felt as a father. McPhee was in the stands with his family in Buffalo when his son Graham was drafted in the fifth round, 149th overall...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Capitals GM George McPhee Lands Role with Islanders

View image | gettyimages.com Former Capitals general manager George McPhee has a new gig. The New York Islanders named him special adviser to their general manager Garth Snow on Wednesday. “I’m excited to join such a storied franchise,” the 57-year-old McPhee told the Islanders’ website. “The Islanders have a great young team and I’m looking forward to contributing...
Via KCM Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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