Capitals general manager George McPhee fields questions from reporters about the firing of head coach Bruce Boudreau and the hiring of Dale Hunter as Boudreau's replacement at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Capitals general manager George McPhee fields questions from reporters about the firing of head coach Bruce Boudreau and the hiring of Dale Hunter as Boudreau's replacement at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)