There is no doubt the New York Islanders have been heading in the right direction over the last couple seasons. Last season they finally ended the almost unbelievable streak of 23 seasons without a postseason series win. (Against the the Florida Panthers, who also haven’t won a playoff series in 19 seasons). The Isles have a chance to be very relevant for many years to come led...
With all three popular Islanders UFA’s, Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, and Matt Martin, leaving for new teams yesterday, a speculative eyebrow was raised by many in Islanders’ country over whether or not the team’s first year in Brooklyn had something to do with the exodus. This speculation was further justified once it was learned that popular veteran forward, Frans Nielsen,...
A face we’ll miss for a long time. (Caps Outsider) After seven seasons in Washington, unrestricted free agent Jason Chimera signed a the New York Islanders. We here at Caps Outsider tend to fall in love with players while they’re in D.C., and have a hard time letting go though it doesn’t make any sense to […]
Long-time Capitals LW Jason Chimera spoke with Jill Sorenson about leaving Washington.
Midway through last season Jason Chimera said he had two goals in hockey. One was to win a Stanley Cup. The other was to reach
Chimera's average annual value will be $2.25 million.
If we can assume pending free agent Jason Chimera will not be a member of the Capitals next season and that the Caps may
With the NHL’s free agent frenzy just two days away – contract signings can begin at noon on Friday – Jason Chimera’s future with the
Jason Chimera had his head in the game Sunday, and it resulted in one of the coolest goals you’ll see this season. The Washington Capitals already were trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins by two goals early in the second period at CONSOL Energy Center when Chimera turned on the jets to chase after a puck in Pittsburgh’s zone. Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury reached out to...
Jason Chimera’s goal against the Penguins may not have been intentionally scored off of his head, but that shouldn’t detract from the fact this was a rare case of a hockey player scoring with his helmet. That’s one lucky bounce/deflection. Realistically, Marc-Andre Fleury probably should have trapped the puck or played it to the corner rather than trying to poke it up the...
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