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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: No News is Good News, Right? (7/29/15)

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: No News is Good News Every time there’s a trade, especially in the Metropolitan Division, Islander fans get in a tizzy. Most years, this would be understandable. This offseason is different – the coaches and management are showing faith in their roster and you should, too. While there’s still time for General Manager Garth Snow to make a move...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Swap Sutter for Bonino and Clendening, Sign Fehr

I’ll say this for Penguins GM Jim Rutherford. He ain’t afraid to roll the dice. Displaying the brass of a riverboat gambler, JR wrested center Nick Bonino and defenseman Adam Clendening from Vancouver for third-line center Brandon Sutter. The black and gold also received the Canucks’ second-round pick in 2016 in exchange for the third-round choice imported from Buffalo for...
Via PenguinPoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Trade For Canucks’ Nick Bonino, Sign Free Agent Eric Fehr

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford ranks versatile center Brandon Sutter among his favorite players. One Rutherford now has traded twice. The Penguins sent the 26-year-old Sutter to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday in exchange for forward Nick Bonino and defenseman Alex Clendening. The teams also swapped 2016 draft picks, with Pittsburgh getting Vancouver’s...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Sign Eric Fehr and Nick Bonino – Trade Brandon Sutter

Fehr will be able to take the ice in 4-6 months due to offseason elbow surgery (Kim Klement – USA Today Sports) The Penguins were busy this afternoon signing free agent Eric Fehr to a 3-year, $6 million deal. Fehr will be sidelined for 4-6 months from the time he received his elbow surgery on June 4. Fehr scored 19 goals and 14 assists in 2014-15 and has proven to be a valuable...
Via The PensNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins bolster depth, ink Fehr to three-year deal

The Pittsburgh Penguins increased their depth by signing center Eric Fehr to a three-year, $6 million contract on Tuesday. The move came on the heels of the team acquiring center Nick Bonino, defenseman Adam Clendening and a second-round selection in the 2016 draft from the Vancouver Canucks for center Brandon Sutter and a third-round pick. "Fehr is comfortable as a two-position...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Sign Eric Fehr

The Pittsburgh Penguins continue to add players to their roster today by signing Eric Fehr to a three year , six million dollar contract. From The Official Penguins site: The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with forward Eric Fehr to a three-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2017...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps free agency period summary update

It has been a helluva three days for the Washington Capitals and GM Brian MacLellan.  MacLellan entered free agency preaching a hesitation approach, mostly due to salary cap constraints handed down from MacLellan’s predecessor, former Caps GM George McPhee.   What transpired was a continual approach by MacLellan to remake the roster, the culture, and the direction  of the Capitals...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Free Agency Forward Focus: Who Should Colorado Pursue?

  The NHL’s off-season moves at a breakneck pace with the Stanley Cup being awarded one week, the NHL Draft happening the next, and then free agency setting teams up for next season the week after that. With Chicago having won yet another Stanley Cup and the NHL Draft completed last weekend, it means it’s time for free agency to start. As the Colorado Avalanche approach free...
Via BSN Denver
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps ink Jay Beagle to a three-year deal

The Washington Capitals have locked up one of their key un-restricted free agents, C Jay Beagle, to a three-year contract extension.  The deal is worth $5.25 million and includes an average of $1.75 million per season. The Caps have three additional key unrestricted free agents: defenseman Mike Green, froward Eric Fehr, and forward Joel Ward.  However, it does not appear any...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Free Agents the Chicago Blackhawks Should Target

After winning the Stanley Cup this season the Chicago Blackhawks are now in a difficult yet familiar situation, navigating around the salary cap. Chicago will owe Kane and Toews a combined 21$ million this season along with other current contracts to key players. Chicago will be forced to make some difficult trades in order to clear up cap space to remain under the cap ceiling....
Via TopSportsReport
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green won’t return to the Washington Capitals

Defenseman Mike Green won’t be with the Washington Capitals in 2015-16. According to CSN Washington, Green is ready to test free agency when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Green’s agent Craig Oster, who is also the agent for Eric Fehr, indicated that both players would hit the open market. Oster on both Green and Fehr moving on: “The Capitals have...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Green won’t return to the Capitals

Defenseman Mike Green won’t be with the Washington Capitals in 2015-16. According to CSN Washington, Green is ready to test free agency when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Green’s agent Craig Oster, who is also the agent for Eric Fehr, indicated that both players would hit the open market. Oster on both Green and Fehr moving on: “The Capitals have been...
Via Bloguin Best
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals center Eric Fehr undergoes surgery on elbow

  Washington Capitals center Eric Fehr has had elbow surgery and could be ready for the start of the next season. The Capitals say the procedure was done on Wednesday. The team adds in a statement that ''according to the doctors who performed the surgery, if rehabilitation goes well, Eric will be healthy for the start of the 2015-16 regular season.'' Fehr had 19 goals and 14 assists...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals center Eric Fehr has elbow surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Capitals center Eric Fehr has had elbow surgery and could be ready for the start of the next season. The Capitals say the procedure was done on Wednesday. The team adds in a statement that ''according to the doctors who performed the surgery, if rehabilitation goes well, Eric will be healthy for the start of the 2015-16 regular season.'' Fehr had 19 goals...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Stepan Beats Braden Holtby in OT to Give Rangers Game 7 win over Capitals

The Washington Capitals dreadful Game 7 history came back to bite them Wednesday against the New York Rangers. In overtime, their season came to a crushing end with a Derek Stepan goal with 8:36 remaining. Stepan won the faceoff against Eric Fehr. The Rangers controlled the puck and defenseman Dan Girardi slapped a hard shot on net that Capitals goalie Braden Holtby stopped, but...
Via KCM Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 3 ECSF: Rangers @ Washington

The New York Rangers head to Washington to face the Capitals tonight at the Verizon Center, starting at 7:30 PM.  For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Fast Hagelin-Hayes-Miller Glass-Moore-Sheppard McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist ...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals' Eric Fehr to miss at least two playoff games with injury

  Washington Capitals center Eric Fehr will miss at least the next two playoff games against the New York Islanders because of an upper body injury. Coach Barry Trotz provided the update Monday, a day after Fehr was hurt in Washington's 2-1 overtime loss. Fehr didn't return after being checked heavily to the ice by Islanders forward Kyle Okposo about four minutes in. Trotz said...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Fehr to miss at least the next two games

Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr will be out at least the next two games due to an upper body injury sustained yesterday after a Kyle Okposo hit.  Okposo injured Fehr’s left shoulder just 4 minutes into the opening period in yesterdays 2-1 overtime loss.  The Caps trail the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round Stanley Cup playoff series. Replacing Fehr in the lineup...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals center Fehr to miss at least 2 games with injury

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Washington Capitals center Eric Fehr will miss at least the next two playoff games against the New York Islanders because of an upper body injury. Coach Barry Trotz provided the update Monday, a day after Fehr was hurt in Washington's 2-1 overtime loss. Fehr didn't return after being checked heavily to the ice by Islanders forward Kyle Okposo about four minutes...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps win in OT over Devils, pick up two important points

The Washington Capitals have the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators breathing down their necks for the 7th or 8th playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.  They needed a big two standing points and got it with a Matt Niskanan overtime tally that lifted the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 in over the New Jersey Devils. Whether the two points came in regulation or over time, it really...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals coach laments 'poor' play in overtime win over Devils

  Even if a win is a win is a win, especially for a team chasing a playoff berth, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz gave a rather blunt and unflattering assessment of his team's performance in this particular victory. ''I didn't think we had a real hard work ethic, weren't diligent on our responsibilities, and that was probably one of our sloppier games,'' Trotz said. He wasn...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps down the Isles in shootout, 3-2

The Washington Capitals continue to surge to the playoffs, defeating the New York Islanders 3-2 in a shootout, earning their fourth consecutive win.  Despite previous surges, this was the first time this season that the Caps have strung together four straight wins. Travis Hamonic gave the Isles this initial lead at the 7:41 mark  of the opening period.  Hamonic fired a wrister...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #28: CBJ @ WSH (12/11/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s overtime win over the Washington Capitals. Full album. First Period 0-1 WSH: WSH: (03:19) PPG – Eric Fehr (5) ASST: John Carlson (17), Evgeny Kuznetsov (8) 1-1 TIE: CBJ: (15:36) Nick Foligno (12) ASST: Brian Gibbons (4), James Wisniewski (10) Second Period No goals scored. Third Period 1-2 WSH: WSH: (9:20) Troy Brouwer (8) ASST: Matt Niskanen (10),...
Via BS Hockey
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Player and Play of the Week: January 11-17

A 2-2 week is in the books for the Flyers that featured a share of highs, lows and in-betweens. Once again, it's time for us to make our selection for Player and Play of the Week. Our Player of the Week is Rob Zepp. Zepp appeared in all four games for the Flyers this week, starting in three, and was 2-1-0 with a 2.21 GAA and .908 save percentage. Zepp also splits the Play of...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals down the Red Wings 3-1

The Washington Capitals remain on a surge, defeating the Detroit Red Wings at home tonight 3-1.  The Caps have not lost in regulation since December 23rd and improve to 9-1-3 over their last 13 games. Tory Brouwer scored the only goal of the first period, notching his 12th goal on the season on the Caps power play.   Brouwer took a steal of the puck and tapped in the puck to right...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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