Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 11/11/14

ATLANTA - OCTOBER 22: Mike Knuble #22 of the Washington Capitals against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on October 22, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

We learned yesterday that the Wasington Capitals informed winger Mike Knuble they would not be re-signing him for the 2012-12 season.  In an interview with Elliot in the Morning today, he admitted his 2011-12 season was very trying but still wants to "play this game for as long as [he] can."

Knuble, who has played three seasons with the Caps, tallied 220 regular season games, contributing 59 goals and 52 assists during his time in the red, white, and blue. In 24 playoff games with the Caps, he netted 6 goals and added 5 assists for 11 points.

Name Pos Age Cap Hit Update Information Keith Aucoin C 33 UFA   
$512K

Jay Beagle R 26 RFA $512K John Carlson D 22 RFA $845K     


Mike Green D 26 RFA $5.25M 05/18/12

"I believe that we’re going to win a Cup [in DC] and I want to be a part of it.”

Jeff Halpern    
C 36 UFA $825K 05/16/12 Wants to continue playing, unsure of where.  Mike Knuble R 39 UFA $2M

05/16/12

06/06/12

Wants to continue playing, DC is "a great place to play"

Informed he won't be returning with the Capitals next season.

Mathieu Perreault C 24 RFA $525K Dany Sabourin G 31 UFA $525K 05/30/12 Re-signed to a one-year contract. Alex Semin R 28 UFA $6.7M

05/14/12

05/15/12

Planning on parting ways with Caps

But then again, maybe not.

Tomas Vokoun G 35 UFA $1.5M

05/16/12

06/04/12

06/04/12

Will continue playing, won't be back with Capitals 

Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 7th round pick in the 2012 Draft

Signed a 2-year, $4M contract

Dennis Wideman D 29 UFA $3.937M 05/16/12 "I'd love to be back" (Coach) 05/17/12 Capitals "not in any rush" to find a new coach.



GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Daxter Miles’ Twitter mentions light up after Kentucky blowout

Ortiz: 'Nobody in MLB history' tested for PEDs more than me

Sam Dekker scores career high after Aaron Rodgers' challenge

Brey Day: Notre Dame’s coach makes first Elite Eight after a vintage performance

Ronda Rousey on having kids: 'I'm an ovarian goldmine'

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Pedro Martinez: Rose should be allowed in Hall of Fame

Pablo Sandoval 'cut things off at the root' with Giants

Scott Boras taking shots at Cubs' history over Kris Bryant

Kingdome debt finally paid off 15 years after demolition

49ers waive Jonathan Martin

Former MLBer Curt Ford assaulted, told to ‘go back to Ferguson’

Five under-the-radar National League MVP candidates

Five bizarre NFL offseason moves that don't add up

Texas to Rick Barnes: Change your staff or you will be fired

First 'National Fantasy Football Convention' to star Tony Romo

Teams that don't deserve to win Connor McDavid Sweepstakes

How a basketball-themed art exhibit changed perceptions

Bucs admit they’ve been getting calls about Mike Glennon

The last Expo standing

NHL ships nets which have room for cameras inside posts

Toronto Raptors limping into the playoffs

Best picks ever at every spot in first round of NFL Draft

Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Under-the-radar NL MVP candidates

Notre Dame’s coach makes first Elite Eight

The last Expo standing

Five under-the-radar AL MVP candidates

Michigan sent recruit's GF a letter

MLB teams that could disappoint

25 years ago, the best Sweet 16 of all time was pure madness

The 2015 bad quarterback carousel

17 facts to know before the Sweet 16

Agent: Sam was horrible at veteran combine

Keeping judo ‘pure’ in Europe means keeping MMA out

The Sweet 16 should be seen as success

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.