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MICHAEL LATTA RUMORS

A “Latta” Deals for the Caps

#451383996 / gettyimages.com Capitals GM Brian MacLellan was busy when the NHL free agency begun. Quickly noting that the Capitals needed to address defense, we were all eyes on MacLellan. Many people were questioning the promotion of Brain MacLellan to General Manager but he might have proven himself on the first day of free agency.  The first singing of the day went to goaltender...
Via TopSportsReport
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals recall Dmitry Orlov and Michael Latta, John Erskine on LTI

The Capitals made a series of roster moves Wednesday ahead of their first practice back in the Eastern Time Zone, recalling defenseman Dmitry Orlov and forward Michael Latta from the Hershey Bears. To make space on both the 23-man active roster and under the salary cap for Orlov and Latta, veteran defenseman John Erskine has been placed on long-term injured reserve. Erskine, whose...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Latta, Carrick Assigned, Schmidt Recalled

The Washington Capitals have announced that they have assigned defenseman Connor Carrick and center Michael Latta to AHL Hershey.  Carrick started the first three games for Washington before being scratched last night in favor of Alexander Urbom.  Latta started the season with the Caps, but was sent down to Hershey after one game only to be recalled earlier this week.  They have...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Caps claim Urbom off waivers from New Jersey, send Latta back to Chocolatetown

The Washington Capitals have claimed Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils (photo courtesy of Andy Martin) The Washington Capitals have announced that they have claimed defenseman Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils according to the team’s website. Known as more of a shutdown defenseman, the 6′ 4″ Urbom was New Jersey’s 3rd round choice...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Caps Acquire Urbom; Assign Latta

Just one game into the season, the Washington Capitals have made some small tweaks to their roster, claiming Swedish defenseman Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils and assigning fourth-line center Michael Latta to AHL Hershey. Continue reading "Caps Acquire Urbom; Assign Latta"
Via Kukla's Korner
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report on Erat and Latta

Fang Finger is a Nashville-based blogger for the website Fang Faction. Martin Erat is a skilled forward just past the prime of his career. The Czech Republican native is a great skater and has an excellent shot, when he decides to release the puck. Often in his career, Erat has been known to be a pass first, shoot second forward, which didn’t help in the Predators’ situation...
Via Rock the Red
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds trade Erat, Latta to Caps for Forsberg

The Nashville Predators have traded Martin Erat and Michael Latta to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Filip Forsberg as first reported by ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. Erat had a no(More here)…
Via Smashville 24/7
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Martin Erat/Michael Latta traded to the Capitals for Filip Forsberg

News broke just moments ago that Erat and Latta had been traded to Washington for Forsberg. Here is the release from Nashville’s PR department: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired forward Filip Forsberg from the Washington Capitals in exchange for forwards Martin Erat and Michael Latta. Forsberg...
Via The Predatorial
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Erat, Latta to Caps for top Swedish prospect

After a couple hours of waiting on pins and needles for an announcement, the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals completed a trade before clock struck 2:00pm CT. Martin Erat and Michael Latta have been traded to the Capitals in exchange for Filip Forsberg. Filip Forsberg was a top prospect entering the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but dropped to 11th overall, where the Capitals...
Via Fang Faction
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Ads best former coach, captain in win over Peoria

Peoria, IL— Goalie Jeremy Smith stopped 34 shots to lead the Milwaukee Admirals to a 3-0 win over the Peoria Rivermen Saturday night in Peoria, IL.Smith recorded his second win of the season and his eighth career shutout with 10 saves in each of the first two periods and 14 in the third. The Admirals penalty kill held Peoria scoreless on six tries.The win also came against former...
Via Section 303
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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