As CapsWolverinesUSA pointed out, that's something for nothing trade. Same with Hamill/Bourque. I'm happy with it. Grrreat. No irony, but that's a well done job by GMGM. We've got two assets out of nothing.
Man will the goalie market be fun to watch now. Vokoun was, what, the biggest UFA option out there? And he's signed by a team that, if you had asked yesterday, probably wouldn't have been mentioned as looking for anything this offseason.
This is part of GMGM's master plan...trade his bad pickups to the enemy.
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.