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Are the Pens Gearing Up or Down for the Stretch Run?
What is the team's outlook for the stretch run? Will the injuries finally do us in, or will the team find that extra gear to make the final push toward the playoffs? The Pens have now played 63 games and only 19 remain in the regular season schedule.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Globe and Mail
Sabres suspend newly acquired Klesla for failing to report to AHL
Phoenix Coyotes' Rostislav Klesla battles for the puck in the second period in an NHL game on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Rostislav Klesla passes on joining Sabres organization following trade
In two days, defenseman Rostislav Klesla was shipped from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Washington Capitals and then from the Capitals to the Buffalo Sabres.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Jaroslav Halak to Make First Start in Net for Capitals
Slovakia's goalkeeper Jaroslav Halak reacts after a goal during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match Slovakia vs Slovenia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Report Card for Washington Capitals' 2014 Trade Deadline Decisions
In the past, the longtime GM has added a plethora of former All- Stars and proven commodities, and with the Capitals on the cusp of climbing back into a postseason spot, he's done it again.
The Miami Herald
Caps recall Brown, re-assign Grubauer
Arlington, VA - The Washington Capitals recalled newly acquired forward Chris Brown from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League and re-assigned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to Hershey on Thursday.
Thursday Caps Clips: Hello Halak; Philly Flop; Caps @ Bruins Game Day
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Dustin Penner's Caps debut, a goalie swap, trade deadline report cards and more.
NHL trade deadline recap: The lesser deals
OK. I've talked about the big trades of the deadline. Now, here's a handful of other deals that went down which I feel are notable to some degree.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Washington Post
Halak acquired, Holtby let down
Hours after the Washington Capitals traded to acquire a veteran goaltender who could take over the starting spot Wednesday, Braden Holtby was left with no support from his teammates against the Flyers.
Trade Deadline Reaction: This Is Your Team 2014 Edition
Like my good friend Ricky van Shelton, I am a simple man in regards to the trade deadline.
Sabres get Neuvirth, Klesla from Capitals
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has acquired goaltender Michal Neuvirth and defenseman Rostislav Klesla from the Washington Capitals in exchange for goaltender Jaroslav Halak and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Sabres flip goalie Halak to Capitals
Jaroslav Halak didn't play a game for Buffalo, traded to Washington five days after being acquired by the Sabres.
The Indianapolis Star
Live: NHL trade deadline day updates, analysis
The NHL trade deadline is at 3 p.m. ET today, and the USA TODAY Sports hockey desk will provide updates and analysis throughout the day.
The Washington Post
Capitals acquire Halak
Halak, 28, is in the final year of a four-year, $15 million contract with an annual cap hit of $3.75 million and will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He posted a 24-9-4 record along with a .917 save percentage and 2.23 goals-against average for the St. Louis Blues before he was sent to Buffalo as part of the deal for Ryan Miller on ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Report: Caps could be looking at Luongo
Ryan Kesler trade talks definitely continuing but told talks regarding Roberto Luongo heating up and Capitals could be involved.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Hershey Bears mull potential roster tweaks as NHL, AHL trade deadlines loom
The NHL and AHL trade deadlines loom for Hershey Bears head coach Mike Haviland, left, and Bears President-GM Doug Yingst.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Washington Capitals Should Go All Out In Pursuit of Ryan Miller
Throughout the 2013-14 season, the Washington Capitals have been wildly erratic in all areas of the ice as they have gone from looking like the worst team in the NHL to a genuine Stanley Cup contender on a consistent basis.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
T.J. Oshie Digital Art
In honor of American T.J. Oshie scoring the shootout game-winning goal against the Russians in Sochi on Saturday, Caps Outsider would like to show a couple of pieces by friend-of-the-blog Queink , who has drawn many Capitals players in the past that we've featured, including Braden Holtby , Alex Ovechkin , Alex Semin , and Michal Neuvirth .