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NHL Draft Preview: Targets for Flyers at 17

  #167709362 / gettyimages.com All eyes are on Philadelphia on Friday night for the first round of the NHL Entry Draft. The hockey world fixates on the first overall pick, as some of the NHL’s current stars are products of the top pick in the draft. For fans of the Orange and Black, the focus is on the 17th overall pick, where the Flyers select first on Friday night.  There...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nylander breaks neck in AHL; coach wonders if his career is done

Michael Nylander was loaned to the Rochester Americans by the Washington Capitals, giving the 38-year-old center one more shot at returning to the NHL while in the Florida Panthers' organization. The AHL Amerks needed a No. 1 center, and he fit that role, with six points in his first seven games with the team. Alas, those will be the only seven games he'll play this season for Rochester...
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October 25, 2010  |  Discuss

Panthers take Nylander and his salary off Caps' hands

Three years ago, Michael Nylander signed a four-year, $19.5 million contract with the Washington Capitals after two seasons with the New York Rangers where he posted 49 goals and 162 points playing alongside Jaromir Jagr.Much like Jagr's career in the U.S. capitol, Nylander's tenure with the Capitals didn't go so well. A torn rotator cuff took him out of the lineup and quickly made...
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September 29, 2010  |  Discuss

Capitals Assign Center Michael Nylander to Grand Rapids

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have assigned center Michael Nylander to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Nylander, 37, has played 92...
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December 13, 2009  |  Discuss

The future of Michael Nylander, by process of elimination

Michael Nylander(notes), as all of us know now, has been assigned to the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins for a conditioning stint. As Greg Wyshynski pointed out, minor league conditioning lasts a maximum of two weeks, so this move would also appear to put a timetable on Nylander's departure from the Capitals.If the Washington Capitals are in the final stages of moving the Swede to another...
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October 22, 2009  |  Discuss

Cap problem solved? Nylander agrees to conditioning in AHL

Whatever it is about the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins that convinced Michael Nylander(notes) to go there for conditioning -- and it could be something as simple as the promise of voluminous playing time -- it's a positive move for the Washington Capitals and the potential for this messy, overdue divorce to finally occur.The Capitals announced that Nylander, making $5.5 million this...
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October 21, 2009  |  Discuss

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