Found June 05, 2012 on Mr. Irrelevant:
Mr. Irrelevant Caps correspondent Brad Parker, who previously wrote about the Caps’ Twitter jinx, made this video over the weekend. No, I don’t know why either. “Ha. Ha. Ha. Ha.”

All Mike Knuble

from Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington, Mike Knuble has never been one to shy away from giving his opinions and in a wide-ranging interview with, the candid 39-year-old veteran offers his thoughts on his three seasons with the Capitals, their search for a new coach and his feelings about Alex Ovechkin: CSN: You have a home in East Grand Rapids. Would the Detroit...

Penguins acquire G Vokoun from Caps

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired goaltender Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals for a seventh-round draft pick. Vokoun spent only one season with the Capitals and is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He was signed last summer as one of several veterans pegged help the team win its first Stanley Cup. But Vokoun hurt his groin late in the season and sat...

Knuble Wants to Return To Detroit

Interesting news from Washington during an interview with Mike Knuble:  CSN: You have a home in East Grand Rapids. Would the Detroit Red Wings be a possibility? Knuble: We are going back that way and we are going to live in Michigan, probably the rest of our lives, or at least until the kids go to school and are out of college. Detroit would be a neat story since I was drafted...

Capitals Trade Tomas Vokoun to Pittsburgh

As confirmed by a team release, the Washington Capitals have traded goaltender Tomas Vokoun to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 7th round pick in the 2012 NHL draft.  Vokoun signed a two year, $4 million contract with the Penguins soon after the trade was announced, as the Penguins added one of the best goalies in the NHL for nothing, much like the Capitals did last season. There...

Penguins land Vokoun in trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins obtained veteran goaltender Tomas Vokoun in a trade with the Washington Capitals on Monday and signed him to a two-year, $4 million contract. The Penguins gave up a seventh-round pick in the 2012 NHL draft for the 35-year-old Vokoun, general manager Ray Shero said. Vokoun just completed his 13th season in the league. Vokoun posted a 25-17-2 record with...

Some thoughts on the acquisition and signing of Tomas Vokoun

One of the areas that many around the National Hockey League identified as a key need for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they headed into the trade deadline back in March was that of a back-up goaltender and they have finally answered those calls by acquiring the rights to Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals for a seventh-round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft. Continue reading "...

Vokoun will help Pittsburgh

There was a surprising bit of news this morning in the hockey world, as goaltender Tomas Vokoun’s negotiating rights were traded by Washington to Pittsburgh for a seventh-round pick. Subsequently, Vokoun inked a two-year contract with the Penguins.The move makes sense for both Vokoun and the Penguins.We already know the Pittsburgh Penguins are a deep team that is fully capable...

Tomas Vokoun Gives Penguins Needed Depth in Net, But Helps Further Deplete Weak Goalie Market

The free-agent market for goaltenders didn't promise to be particularly appealing this summer, so the Penguins made sure they didn't have to wade into that shallow pool on July 1. Pittsburgh got proactive instead, trading for the rights to pending unrestricted free agent Tomas Vokoun and signing him to a two-year deal worth $4 million on Monday. The Penguins shipped a seventh...

Around The League: Penguins Acquire Tomas Vokoun From Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired goalie Tomas Vokoun on Monday from the Washington Capitals for a 7th round draft pick.  Vokoun, 35, had a 25-17-2 record with a .917 save percentage on the season. Vokoun immediately signed a 2 year deal with Pittsburgh. … and the offseason for most teams starts early.  Vokoun will be a [...]

Pittsburgh Penguins acquire rights for Tomas Vokoun from Capitals

A little bit of "out of left field" news to start the day off. The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired the negiotating rights to Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals this morning for a 7th round pick. If Vokoun doesn't reach a deal with the Pens, he becomes an unrestricted free agent. When you take into consideration that he waived his no movement clause for this, it...

Penguins acquire rights to Capitals goaltender Tomas Vokoun

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired the rights to goaltender Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals in exchange for a 7th-round pick in 2012.

Are the New York Rangers the Capitals' New Archrival?

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of rival is "one of two or more striving to reach or obtain something that only one can possess; one striving for competitive advantage."  An archrival is "a principal rival."  For most NHL hockey teams, a principal rival is a team in their division, one that they have to duke it out with to win a top-3 seed in the...
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