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Capitals' Chimera signs $4M extension

Left wing Jason Chimera has signed a $4 million, two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals. The deal, which pays Chimera $2 million a season in 2014-15 and 2015-16, was announced Friday by the Capitals. The 34-year-old forward has five goals and six assists in 16 games this season for the Capitals, including a career-best four-game goal streak. He joined Washington...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Chimera named third NHL Star of the Week

Congratulations to Caps’ forward Jason Chimera, who was awarded the third star of the week by the NHL. THIRD STAR – JASON CHIMERA, LW, WASHINGTON CAPITALS Chimera tied for the League lead with six points (2-4—6) in three games, helping the Capitals (7-7-0, 14 points) pick up four out of a possible six points. He opened the week with 1 1—2, his second multi-point game of the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals' Chimera fined for boarding

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined $4487.18 the maximum allowable under the CBA for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz in NHL Game No. 80 in Washington on Monday October 14 the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 19:19 of the first period. Chimera was assessed a minor penalty for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Forget About Ovechkin, Someone Get a Body on Chimera

As an athlete, there are certain teams you just feel more comfortable playing against. And for the Capitals Jason Chimera that team is the New York Rangers. According to Stephen Whyno at the Washington Times, Chimera's game winner that somehow slipped past Henrik Lundqvist last night was his sixth goal in just 13 playoff games against the Rangers. He has just two goals in...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chimera: "Our Fans Are Pretty Loud"

Jason Chimera, a left-wing for the Washington Capitals, is known by fans as the chirpy, speed skater who is a solid all-around player. On Saturday night, he recorded one assist on the Caps second goal in the first game of the season. Rockthered caught up with Chimera and asked him his thoughts on new coach Adam Oates, the season ahead, and the home opener game tomorrow night. ...
Via Rock the Red
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Chimera Goes Abroad & Other Overseas Updates

Jason Chimera is the latest Washington Capital to set sail aboard the N.H.L Lockout Cruise, and is headed to the Czech Republic to play overseas. Chimera has agreed to a deal with HC Chomutov that allows him to return to North American when the lockout ends. He had stayed in Washington to be with his family, but now he’s joining former Caps player Milan Jurcina on the Czech team...
Via Rock the Red
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Offseason Evaluation: Jason Chimera

As the 2011-12 season has come to a close, the time has come to evaluate what it meant for the Capitals, both as a team and as individuals.  As such, as the summer progresses, I will be writing a report card, or individual evaluation, for each player who played in 9 (~10%) of the team's games, or 4 playoff games. Next up is winger Jason Chimera, who finished his 11th NHL season...
Via Rock the Red
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Chimera says that Marchand a diver.

The Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera and others from the Capitals and their media has called Boston Bruins forward Brad "the Little Ball of Hate" Marchand a diver. “No matter how much Marchand’s diving and stuff like that, is embellishing a bit, but you can’t do stuff like that because it’s going to be called.” [Capitals Insider] The Little ball...
Via Goon's World
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Vote: Should Jason Chimera Have Been Suspended for Hit on Adam McQuaid?

Adam McQuaid is used to dishing out punishing blows, but he was the recipient of one on Thursday night. Capitals forward Jason Chimera leveled McQuaid up against the boards during the first period of what was eventually a shootout victory for Washington. The play led to Chimera getting tossed from the game, but he avoided supplemental discipline, much to the dismay of many Bruins...
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Chimera Won't Receive Supplemental Discipline for Hit on Adam McQuaid

Jason Chimera was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for his hit against Adam McQuaid on Thursday night. It appears that's the only punishment he will be given. The Washington Examiner's Brian McNally reports that Chimera will not receive any supplemental discipline for his hit on the Bruins defenseman in the first period of the Capitals' shootout win in...
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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