Found May 19, 2013 on NY Rangers Blog:
Larry Brooks at the New York Post speculates that the Rangers are likely to pursue Capitals UFA Matt Hendricks this summer. Brooks adds that the 32-year old Hendricks is a "jagged-edged center" who kills penalties and fits the "Black-and-Blueshirt" mold. Hendricks, who was being paid $825,000 per, had 5g, 3a and was a -6 last season. He was also a 57% faceoff man during the regular season, however, that dipped to 40% in the Capitals series against the Rangers in which he also went scoreless. older depth player, who doesn't score, is good on the penalty kill and can win faceoffs? Sounds like exactly what we heard about Jeff Halpern. How'd that work out? ...also just looking at the Rangers free agency situation, there really isn't any room for Hendricks on the roster, unless Sather makes a trade this offseason. Fourth liners such as Powe, Asham, Newbury, Boyle and Pyatt are all under contract next season. The only free agents the R...

Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Sign Wojtek Wolski by   Steven Ellis

Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL have signed left winger Wojtek Wolski to a one-year contract. Wolski spent 27 games with the Washington Capitals last season on a one year contract, scoring four goals and five assists for nine points in a small role for the club. Wolski was drafted in the first round, 21st overall in the 2004 [...]

Is It Fair To Call The Washington Capitals Chokers?

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