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Capitals Promote Brian MacLellan To President Of Hockey Ops, Name Associate GM



Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan talks to the media during media day at an NHL hockey training camp, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Brian MacLellan, a stalwart of the Washington Capitals front office since 2000, has been promoted to president of hockey operations and general manager, the team announced Monday.

MacLellan, 64, is entering his 10th season as the team’s general manager, going 409-213-77 in that span. His most recent title was that of senior vice president of hockey operations and general manager.

Under MacLellan’s leadership, the Capitals secured their first-ever Stanley Cup in 2018.

Additionally, assistant general manager of player personnel Chris Patrick has been promoted to associate general manager.

Patrick, who spent two seasons in that role, has worked in the Capitals’ front office since 2008. He is the son of team president Dick Patrick, who has also been promoted to chairman.

Jared Serre covers the Washington Capitals for Washington Hockey Now. He is a graduate of West Virginia University.