Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/9/14
The Capitals have been rather busy in the last 48, so here is a quick rundown of what you might have missed: On Monday, D.J. King asked the Capitals to place him on waivers.  He has clearly become unhappy with his role in the organization and simply wishes to have the opportunity to play elsewhere.  I can’t blame King for this, and I’m actually surprised he was still a member of the team on opening night.  Since joining the Capitals via a trade for Stefan Della Rovere, he has been a kind of afterthought in the organization.  Last season, King featured in only 16 games.  In those 16 games, he picked up 2 assists and 30 penalty minutes while playing less than 6 minutes a game.  In his lone game this season, he recorded one shot and played less than 7 minutes. When the organization acquired him, they saw him as the tough guy that they lacked.  Unfortunately for King, Matt Hendricks’ stellar training camp and preseason made a tough guy—with absolutely no scoring touch—unnecessary.  To...
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