Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 6/7/12

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.



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