Adam Oates declined to speak with reporters, instead issuing a release through the Capitals' media relations department. Read it here.
Watch as Ted Leonsis describes the process of the decision to fire Adam Oates and decline to renew George McPhee.
Watch as Ted Leonsis breaks the news that he and Dick Patrick decided to let Adam Oates and George McPhee go.
With Adam Oates out as head coach, here is a list of potential candidates to be the fourth head coach in three years in Washington.
George McPhee has not been renewed, here is a list of potential candidates to replace him, compiled from interviews with executives throughout the NHL.