BROOKS LAICH RUMORS & GOSSIP

AP Source: Maple Leafs place unhappy Brooks Laich on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Toronto Maple Leafs placed Brooks Laich on waivers, two days after the veteran center questioned where he fit in the team's plans. The person informed The AP of the move on Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because the Maple Leafs haven't announced it. The Maple Leafs acquired the 33-year-old in...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals honor Brooks Laich in his return to Washington

Brooks Laich skated in 742 games with the Washington Capitals dating back to his debut with the club during the 2003-04 season. In the modern NHL, it’s extremely rare for a player to skate with the same team for so long, and Laich’s time with the Caps ultimately ended with a trade to the Toronto Maple Leafs. He wouldn’t be gone from Washington long as his second game with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Caps waive veteran Brooks Laich

The Washington Capitals have waived one of its longest serving veterans, forward Brooks Laich.  Laich’s connection with the Caps goes back to 2003-04, when he appeared in 4 games during that season. In the midst of a 47 game goal scoring drought, it was only a matter of time with the NHL Trade Deadline looming.  Laich has one year remaining on his deal at a $4.5 million salary...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals place forward Brooks Laich on waivers

The Washington Capitals have placed forward Brooks Laich on waivers two days before the NHL trade deadline. Laich is the organization's longest-tenured player but has struggled this season, having just one goal and six assists. The 32-year-old has one year left on his contract at a salary-cap hit of $4.5 million. If Laich clears waivers and is assigned to the American Hockey League...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough leave huge tip on $24 tab (pic)

Washington Capitals superstar Brooks Laich and longtime gal pal Julianne Hough made one restaurant server’s night earlier this week when they left a $100 tip on a $24 tab following a meal out. The thoughtful gesture occurred at Don Tito, a Mexican joint located in Arlington, Va., where the NHL player and the recent star of “Grease Live!” feasted on tacos and sipped on a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Caps' Brooks Laich gets engaged to Julianne Hough

By NESN Staff Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich’s offseason started a little earlier than he might have liked, but it hasn’t been a bad summer for him. Laich and girlfriend Julianne Hough from “Dancing With the Stars” now are engaged. Hough announced the news on her Instagram account Tuesday. She also wrote in the caption: “We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement...
Via NESN.com
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Preseason not helping players' health

The Washington Capital’s Nate Schmidt hits the boards in the Caps’ Sept. 28 preseason game vs. Montreal Washington Capital’s head coach Barry Trotz has said that by the team’s opener Oct. 9, he wants 22 healthy players ready to go. This is just one short of the NHL’s minimum requirement of 23 players, and it should seem like an easy objective. However, with six out of eight...
Via isportsweb.com
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough’s Twitter interactions nearly sickeningly saccharine (pics)

As the NHL world reels as it attempts to come to terms with the news that Alexander Ovechkin and tennis star Maria Kirilenko have broken off their engagement, at least some solace can be achieved by knowing that the relationship between Brooks Laich, Ovi’s Washington Capitals teammate, and actress Julianne Hough is still going strong. […] The post Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals star Brooks Laich spotted with rumored new girlfriend Julianne Hough (photos)

As many of his NHL-playing colleagues are toiling for their respective countries in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Washington Capitals star Brooks Laich is maximizing the free time afforded him during the league’s Olympic break to hang out with the purported new love in his life, actress-dancer-singer Julianne Hough. Photos of the couple were […]The post Capitals star Brooks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals: Superior special teams

Greg Fiume/Getty Images For the past several seasons, the Washington Capitals’ power play sat atop the NHL. It’s no surprise then, that they lead the league at 28.2% this season. What is surprising is that the Capitals have broken their habitually appalling penalty kill stat to become among the NHL’s cream of the crop. After finishing at the bottom of the leaderboard nine times...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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