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10-05-2011, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ChibiPooky View Post
You know what a redskin is, right?
I choose to not recognize the old thinking and think of it as a tribute instead. For my 1/984th of Apache....that's good enough.

Some accounts state that the name "Redskins" was chosen to honor the team's coach, William "Lone Star" Dietz, who began coaching in 1933, and whose mother was allegedly Sioux.

George McPhee....The Teflon GM. 15 years of failure and counting....

6 - Number of playoff series the Capitals have won since George McPhee took over as General Manager in 1997 (which makes him the third-longest-tenured GM in the League), three of which came in McPhee's first season on the job.
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