Capitals general manager George McPhee knew he didnt want to pay Dennis Wideman what he figured hed be worth on the open market.
Long-time Capitals assistant coach Dean Evason wanted a chance to be a head coach in the NHL and was among the candidates who interviewed for the vacancy left by Dale
Since Capitals general manager George McPhee believes the upcoming NHL draft is deeper than most, hes decided to take Colorados second-round pick this year instead of waiting until next year.
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Ten things you need to know, plus a prediction, as the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils face off tonight in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals: