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Capitals Insider: June 22, 2008 - June 28, 2008

Bye Bye J.J.?

Like many Washington area hockey observers, I have this hard to explain fascination with all things Jaromir Jagr. As such, I found this item on John Dellapina's Blueshirts Blog interesting: Jaromir Jagr scoffed at the notion that he has the equivalent of a $35 million offer from Omsk luring him...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 28, 2008; 12:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (98)
 
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Kugryshev Drafted By Remparts; Cap Rises

Got a couple of quick notes to pass along before heading to Bethesda for Washington Post Live: Russian winger Dmitri Kugryshev, who was taken by the Caps in the second round of last weekend's NHL entry draft, was selected today by the Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) with the 26th overall pick...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 26, 2008; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Caps Qualify 5, Cut Loose 2 (Updated)

The Caps have tendered qualifying offers to defensemen Mike Green and Shaone Morrisonn and forwards Eric Fehr, Brooks Laich, and Boyd Gordon. All five players can become restricted free agents on July 1. Today was the deadline for teams to send QOs to their restricted free agents, who have until...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 25, 2008; 4:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Clymer Bought Out

It's official: Ben Clymer is now an ex-Cap. He cleared waivers today, completing the buyout process. His cap hit, if you missed it, will be just under $250,000 next season and $366,667 in 2009-10. Also, majority owner Ted Leonsis writes on his blog today: Now we have a busy week...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 24, 2008; 4:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Melrose Hired in Tampa; Clymer Bought Out (Updated)

Missed a couple of noteworthy developments while I was out this afternoon. So sorry if you've already seen them: ESPN's NHL analyst Barry Melrose will be introduced tomorrow as Tampa Bay's new coach, according to this report. If that sounds familiar it's because the rumor has been floating around for...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 23, 2008; 4:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (96)
 
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Eminger Happy To Be a Flyer

Steve Eminger was introduced to the Philadelphia beat writers on a conference call this afternoon. Although he didn't reveal much more about his lack of playing time with the Caps last season and didn't fire any parting shots, I figured you might be interested in what he had to say....

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 22, 2008; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (172)
 
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