Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVI
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01-18-2013, 03:26 PM
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Because the general school of thought is a guy who rarely plays (works in any sport), might be rusty and not performing at his best without the reps the fulltime starter gets? A backup is just that in 90% of the cases....he's there to provide relief or be a stopgap.

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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