Category: Washington Capitals

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Halak On The Move Again, Traded To Capitals For Neuvirth

With zero games in a Buffalo Sabres uniform to date, Jaroslav Halak and a 2015 third rounder have been traded to the Washington Capitals in return for Michal Neuvirth and Rusty Klesla. Last Friday, the Sabres acquired goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 third-round pick in return for Ryan Miller [...]

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No, not that Chris Brown.

Caps Acquire Klesla & Brown for Erat

Perennial trade requester Martin Erat has found himself ANOTHER new home: the Phoenix Coyotes. In one of many deals completed on the day before the trade deadline (likely to mess with the nine-hour trade deadline shows), the Phoenix Coyotes sent Chris Brown (no, not the singer), Rostislav Klesla, and a 4th round pick to the Washington Capitals for Erat and [...]

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Ducks Busy Before Deadline, Make Deals With Three Teams

The Anaheim Ducks were busy on Tuesday, making three deals with just over 24 hours remaining before the NHL trade deadline. In the first deal, Anaheim sent forward Dustin Penner to the Washington Capitals in exchange for a 2014 fourth round draft pick. During his second stint with the Ducks this year, Penner potted 13 goals and 32 points in [...]

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Report: Nicklas Backstrom Tested Positive For Banned Substance

Report: Nicklas Backstrom Tested Positive For Banned Substance

Just before the gold medal game even began, the Swedish national team was dealt a major blew: top line centreman Nicklas Backstrom would miss the finals with a migraine. Or was that really the truth? According to a report from Yahoo! Sports’ Greg Wyhysnski, Backstrom tested positive for a banned substance after using an allergy medication. Backstrom, who failed to record a [...]

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Disgruntled Forward Martin Erat Requests Trade From Washington

Disgruntled Forward Martin Erat Requests Trade From Washington

Washington Capitals forward Martin Erat has told Washington management he is unhappy with how he is being utilized and has reportedly asked them to be traded. Earlier in April, the Nashville Predators traded Erat and Michael Latta to the Capitals at the trade deadline in exchange for top prospect Filip Forsberg. Erat requested to be traded away from Nashville, and waived a no-trade clause in his contract [...]

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David Clarkson scores the Toronto Maple Leafs' lone regulation goal as they beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 in the shootout on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre.

The Good, The Bad, and The Return of Grabo

Just as they have done all season, the Toronto Maple Leafs leaned heavily on their goaltender to steal a game and it happened once again as they defeat the Washington Capitals by a score of 2-1 in the shootout despite the Capitals firing 50 shots at James Reimer. As for Braden Holtby? He 28 shots against. First Period: The Capitals [...]

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Capitals Extend Chimera For Two Seasons

Capitals Extend Chimera For Two Seasons

Left wing Jason Chimera has signed a $4 million, two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals. Chimera, who tallied a league-leading six points last week thanks to two goals and four assists, was recently named the NHL’s second star of the week.  The Canadian born forward is off to a strong start with five goals and six assists in 16 games this season for [...]

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The Boston Bruins pose with the Prince of Wales Trophy following their 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final at TD Garden on June 7th, 2013. Will the defending Eastern Conference champions once again be the beast of the East? (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

2013-2014 Regular Season Predictions: Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division: 1.) Boston Bruins. The team that has represented the Eastern Conference in the Stanley Cup Final in two of the last three years went on an incredible run after an incredible comeback in Game 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round, losing just once in the next two rounds, but was unable to overcome the [...]

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