Found August 22, 2013 on The Hockey House:
Mikhail Grabovski appears to have landed with Alex Ovechkin for the upcoming season. Confirmed that Mikhail Grabovski will officially join the #Caps in the coming days. A one year deal. — Dmitry Chesnokov (@dchesnokov) August 22, 2013   Grabovski was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens 150th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and played his first NHL game with Montreal on January 6, [...]

Report: Caps, Grabovski agree to one year deal

Former Maple Leafs center Mikhail Grabovski has reportedly inked a one year deal with the Washington Capitals (courtesy of CBS Sports) Yes Caps fans we may have finally found our second line center! As per a tweet sent out by Igor Eronko, a reporter for,  stating that according to an ONT report (Belarus TV) the Capitals and the former Toronto Maple Leafs star have agreed...

Capitals sign C Grabovski to 1-year deal

The Washington Capitals have signed Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year, $3 million contract, giving the team another candidate for second-line center after the departure of Mike Ribeiro. The Capitals announced the deal Friday. The 29-year-old Grabovski spent the last five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had career-highs with 29 goals and 29 assists in 2010-11. Last year his...

Grabovski May Be Signing With The Capitals

Mikhail Grabovski's agent says client still making a decision. @IgorEronko reports Belarus TV says #Caps will sign him. — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) August 22, 2013

Capitals Sign Mikhail Grabovski

Rumors circulating over the past couple of days have come true as the Washington Capitals have signed unrestricted free agent center Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year deal worth roughly $3 million.  The move comes as a bit of a surprise as it had appeared that George McPhee was standing pat with the roster that he had.  He even went as fair as to name Brooks Laich as the second-line...

Grabovski’s Spinning Shootout Goal on Neuvirth

Mikhail Grabovski once stunned Verizon Center with a shootout goal against Michal Neuvirth.

Would You Pay Kessel $70M Over 8 Years?

from Damien Cox of The Spin, It's fair to say the conversation around Phil Kessel changed somewhat with his performance during last spring's memorable playoff clash with Boston, and with Kessel apparently in improved physical shape this summer heading into a contract year, there's every chance he may finally become the consistently explosive player the Leafs (and...

It appears that Mikhail Grabovski will sign a one-year, $3 million deal with Washington

Per TSN... The Washington Capitals have signed Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year deal. The 29-year-old Belarussian spent the past five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, where he posted nine goals and seven assists last year in a lockout-shortened season. A six-year veteran of the NHL, Grabovski had signed a five-year, $27.5 million extension with the Leafs in March...

Leafs' Reimer ready to support, compete with Bernier

Coming off a season in which he led the Toronto Maple Leafs to their first playoff berth in eight seasons it would have been easy for goaltender James Reimer to take the acquisition of Jonathan Bernier personally instead Reimer says he's looking forward to the competition and intends to support the former Kings backup as much as he can. “First and foremost we wear the same...

The Summer of George (McPhee)

Just when I think I know George McPhee’s answers, he changes the question.

Leafs’ Ticket Prices Continue To Increase

from Rosie DiManno of the Toronto Star, The greediness of the franchise knows no bounds. There was nary a blush in the spring when the Leafs jacked ticket prices by up to 75 per cent. Did you see an empty seat in the house — by the start of the second period, I mean. We know the platinum 1 per centers don’t settle in until midway through the first. Supply-demand economics...

Finding a Fit: Remaining Free Agents and the Canucks

There are still effective players available Big Question Today: Is it possible to fit in another piece up front to upgrade the offense before the season begins? A good hockey club has depth. A good hockey club also makes savvy personnel moves to maximize the output from the roster.  As it sits right now, the Vancouver Canucks still have $4,347,222 according to Capgeek.  Some...
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