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Encouraging Signs from Capitals Pre-Deadline Day

Dustin Penner sent the Kings to the 2012 Final with this goal. (TheScore) Tuesday was an eventful day for the Washington Capitals, with General Manager George McPhee making two trades.  In the afternoon, he acquired left wing Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fourth round draft pick.  Then, later in the evening, he was able to get rid of the Martin Erat disaster...
Via Rock the Red
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Encouraging Signs from Capitals Pre-Deadline Day

Dustin Penner sent the Kings to the 2012 Final with this goal. (TheScore) Tuesday was an eventful day for the Washington Capitals, with General Manager George McPhee making two trades.  In the afternoon, he acquired left wing Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fourth round draft pick.  Then, later in the evening, he was able to get rid of the Martin Erat disaster...
Via Rock the Red
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rostislav Klesla leaves Sabres for Europe

Former Coyotes and Capitals defenseman Rostislav Klesla will not be joining the Sabres. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Rostislav Klesla began the NHL’s 2014 trade deadline in Phoenix; two days later, the deadline has him planning retirement and a flight overseas. On March 4th, the Phoenix Coyotes traded Klesla, forward Chris Brown and their 1st round pick of the 2015 draft to the...
Via Around The Rink
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rostislav Klesla wins "Most Unhappy Player" prize

The activity (or lack thereof) at the trade deadline left a lot of players miffed.But none were unhappier than defenseman Rostislav Klesla. He refused to report to the Buffalo Sabres, opting to go home instead of reporting to the team that acquired him at the trade deadline.This action likely ended his NHL career.“With all due respect to the Sabres organization, I decided this...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres Rumor: Klesla will not report after trade

Rostislav Klesla, who found himself as a member of three teams within a twenty-four hour period around the trade deadline, has decided that he will not report to the Buffalo Sabres. The Czech defenseman has opted to sit for the remainder of this season, and then continue his playing career, next season, in Europe.The two trades at the deadline, where not the first moves of Klesla...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Trading For Martin Erat, Could Pay Dividends For Coyotes

(Nick Wass/AP) The  addition of Winger Martin Erat, was exactly what the  Phoenix Coyotes  needed to help patch up a big whole  in the team’s top-six forward group. At the NHL trade  deadline,  General Manager Don Maloney gave up   a 2015 4th round draft pick, Rostislav Klesla and Chris Brown, in exchange for Martin Erat and prospect John Mitchell.  At face value, the deal...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes acquire Martin Erat

Martin Erat received his sweet release from the Washington Captials as he was acquired by the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday along with John Mitchell in exchange for Rostislav Klesla, Chris Brown and a fourth rounder in 2015.By Kaiser matias via Wikimedia CommonsDespite having as many goals this season as goalie Mike Smith this season (just one), Coyotes GM Don Maloney admitted that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps trade for goalie Jaroslav Halak

The Washington Capitals acquired veteran goalie Jaroslav Halak in a late trade deadline deal with the St. Louis Blues.  In exchange, the Caps shipped goalie Michael Neuvirth,  a 3rd round draft pick in 2015, and D Rostislav Klesla to the  Blues.   Those of you that thought the acquisition of Kelelsa was solid, well forget it, he is now heading to St. Louis. Halak is best known...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Encouraging Signs from Capitals Pre-Deadline Day

Dustin Penner sent the Kings to the 2012 Final with this goal. (TheScore) Tuesday was an eventful day for the Washington Capitals, with General Manager George McPhee making two trades.  In the afternoon, he acquired left wing Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fourth round draft pick.  Then, later in the evening, he was able to get rid of the Martin Erat...
Via Rock the Red
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps Acquire Klesla & Brown for Erat by   Curtis Morrison

Perennial trade requester Martin Erat has found himself ANOTHER new home: the Phoenix Coyotes. In one of many deals completed on the day before the trade deadline (likely to mess with the nine-hour trade deadline shows), the Phoenix Coyotes sent Chris Brown (no, not the singer), Rostislav Klesla, and a 4th round pick to the Washington Capitals for Erat and [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes recall D Klesla from AHL; Michalek out indefinitely

The Phoenix Coyotes have recalled defenseman Rostislav Klesla from their AHL affiliate in Portland, Maine. The Coyotes also said defenseman Zbynek Michalek will be out indefinitely after suffering a lower-body injury against Montreal on Tuesday night. He left early in the first period against the Canadiens and has left the team for further evaluation. Once one of Phoenix's top...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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