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Caps sign Polish winger Wojtek Wolski to 1-year deal. [RMNB]
Wolski is “enigmatic,” which sounds familiar. [RMNB]
Catching up with Max Iafrate at Caps camp. [Caps Insider]
Catching up with Caps 1st-rounder Tom Wilson. [RMNB]
More and more about Strasburg’s limit. [Bog]
Midseason offensive, pitching grades for Nats. [Nats Insider, NI]
The Nats may have the freshest pitchers in MLB. [Boswell]
Nats are likely playoff-bound. Here’s how they’re not. [Nats Baseball]
Clippard’s the closer, with Storen returning to setup. [Nats Insider]
The O’s figure to fade in the second half. [Krem's Sports]
Jake Arrieta, however, figures to improve. [Fangraphs]
Adam Jones got to participate in Letterman’s Top 10. [BSR]
The O’s may be in the market for a leadoff hitter. [O's Insider]
Ex-Redskins Stephen Davis isn’t doing well. [Washington Times]
Yet another blog interviews Robert Griffin III. [Shutdown Corner]
Breaking down a crowded Skins WR unit. [Burgundy Blog]
Assessing Capt. Blatche’s contra...
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The Washington Capitals have announced the signing of unrestricted free agent left winger Wojtek Wolski to a 1-year contract worth $600,000. This is a significant pay cut from his previous contract (2 years, $7.6 million).
Wolski, 26, spent last season split between the New York Rangers and Florida Panthers, posting a combined 4 goals and 12 points in 31 games. He also played...
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed left wing Wojtek Wolski to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Wolski, 26, recorded 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 31 games with the New York Rangers and Florida Panthers in 2011-12. He was acquired by Florida on Feb. 25, 2012, from New York in exchange for defenseman...
from Stu Hackel of the Red Light, Goal scoring in the NHL is down, the thin free agent market is depleted of top offensive talent, and the trade market seems frozen, so one name in particular stands out: unrestricted free agent Alexander Semin. Theoretically at least, he could be the solution to some team’s scoring woes, but there he sits by the phone, waiting for his agent Marc...
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Filip Forsberg to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Forsberg will earn $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level.
Forsberg, 17, was drafted by Washington in the first round (11th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft last month in Pittsburgh....
The Washington Capitals announced the re-signing of restricted free agent forward Zach Hamill to a one-year contract. The 5'11, 180 lb Hamill played 16 games for the Boston Bruins last season, posting 2 assists and a +3 rating. Over parts of 3 seasons, Hamill has 4 assists and a +5 rating in 20 NHL games. Hamill, who will turn 24 during training camp, was acquired from...
In their second minor signing of the day, the Blueshirts have reportedly inked 28-year old defenseman Sean Collins.
Collins went undrafted but has been a member of the Washington Capitals’ organization for the last six years. During that time, Collins has seen 21 games of NHL action and registered two goals and an assist. Collins, a right-handed shot, has primarily played...
Wednesday Night Herb FM Sports Radio presents the Washington Capitals 2012 Development Camp Show at 7:30pm featuring Andy Green of RocktheRed.net.
Players you will hear on this half-hour show from HerbFM Sports Radio:
-Jaynen Rissling, T. J. Syner, and Nathan Walker from the Development Camp Roster
-You can also listen to the press conference with Caps Goalie Coach Olie Kolzig...
Welcome to Julylights, a month long series taking the top plays of the '11-'12 season and giving them to you one a day, every day of the month of July. Mike Ribeiro scored five game winning goals for the Dallas Stars last year. One of them came during the Stars' overtime win against the Calgary Flames. On top of his five game-winners, he lit the lam 16 times and recorded...
Alexander Semin’s waiting for one thing: Shane Doan. Once Doan signs, so will Semin. For less. If you think it’s his attitude that has kept Ken Holland from signing him already, you’re wrong. The Wing Way can solve attitude issues and I believe Semin would take a one-year deal to prove the anti-Semintics wrong.
But not until the Doan decision is made.
By: Joe Veroni
NHL Free Agency has been underway for nearly two weeks and Alexander Semin is still available. He’s the biggest fish left in a very small pond of Unrestricted Free Agents. Zach Parise and Ryan Suter were the consensus top FA prizes on July 1, but Semin is no slouch. Just compare Parise’s career stats to Semin’s and it might be surprising...
Slow news day around the NHL, but some action is going down in the afternoon. It looks as if the New York Rangers have signed defenseman Sean Collins. A right handed shot, Collins, 28, has 21 games of NHL experience with two goals and one assist. He's listed at 6'1'' 205lbs.
Last season for the Washington Capitals, Collins played in two games, four games in 2010...
Happy 11 year anniversary to one of the worst moments in Penguins history. The trade of Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals for Kris Beech, Michael Sivek and Ross Lupaschuk.
Some really great stuff about the trade still lives on the internet.
From the PG on that fateful day:
In the deal, announced by Penguins general manager Craig Patrick, the Capitals...