The Washington Capitals have promoted Brian MacLellan to president of hockey operations to advance at the side of his basic supervisor tasks.
MacLellan has been the staff’s GM since 2014 and prior to now held the name of vice chairman. The proceed introduced Monday comes with longtime president Dick Patrick being appointed chairman of the Capitals and son Chris getting promoted to workman GM.
MacLellan used to be longtime GM George McPhee’s colleague prior to succeeding him in that position and completing development of the staff that gained the Stanley Cup in 2018. The Capitals made the playoffs in his first 8 seasons working hockey operations prior to the streak ended latter while. They have got the third-most wins within the NHL over the day decade.
Chris Patrick will keep watch the analytics section, participant promise negotiations, the hockey ops team of workers, participant workforce and price range and staff scheduling problems, including to the duties he had as colleague GM. Patrick, 47, is getting into his sixteenth season with Washington, prior to now running in participant construction, nearest as a scout and director of participant workforce.
Dick Patrick, 76, has been with the group since 1982 — a tenure that has incorporated 32 playoff appearances in 40 seasons — and used to be proprietor Ted Leonsis’ untouched spouse when Huge Sports activities & Leisure used to be shaped in 2010.