Gm Says Capitals Won't Name Coach Before Draft

Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee said Thursday he doesn't expect to name a new head coach until after the 2012 NHL Draft, to be held June 22-23 in Pittsburgh. The news came during McPhee's media availability to discuss the draf...

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