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Capitals Insider Archive: Trade deadline

George McPhee doesn't believe trades will disrupt Capitals' chemistry

At the trade deadline in 2009-10, General Manager George McPhee brought in four players: Eric Belanger, Joe Corvo, Scott Walker and Milan Jurcina. Only the first three would suit up for the Capitals in the remainder of that season and as a whole the transactions, in retrospect, would yield mixed...

By Katie Carrera  | March 1, 2011; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  George McPhee, Trade deadline  
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Rate the Capitals' trade deadline moves

By 3 p.m. yesterday, the Capitals were an older, more experienced team as General Manager George McPhee traded for center Jason Arnott from New Jersey and defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida to go along with Saturday's waiver pickup of Marco Sturm. How did McPhee do in his efforts to make...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | March 1, 2011; 9:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, Poll, Trade deadline  
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On Hockey: As trade deadline nears, Capitals shouldn't be finished yet

Plucking Marco Sturm off the waiver wire Saturday was a good start for the Washington Capitals, who, somewhat inexplicably, still can't score consistently, either at even strength or on the power play. But fans had better hope it's not General Manager George McPhee's only move before today's 3 p.m....

By Tarik El-Bashir  | February 28, 2011; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  El-Bashir On Hockey, George McPhee, Trade deadline  
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Marco Sturm excited for a fresh start with Capitals

It's been a rocky year for veteran left wing Marco Sturm. In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in May, Sturm, then a member of the Boston Bruins, tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee, which would require offseason surgery. Sturm had already undergone surgery in 2008...

By Katie Carrera  | February 26, 2011; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Marco Sturm, Trade deadline  
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Bruce Boudreau talks about bringing new players into the fold after trades

While the Capitals have yet to make a move with the trade deadline looming on Feb. 28 at 3 p.m., they have plenty of experience -- with mixed reviews -- trying to integrate players with only 20 or so games remaining in the regular season. With the exception of 2009,...

By Katie Carrera  | February 25, 2011; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (106)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Trade deadline  
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Amid flurry of trades, Caps have yet to make a move

There have been a lot of moves already made, some expected and some complete surprises, by teams prior to the NHL's 3 p.m. trade deadline on Feb. 28. So many so that NHL pundits and national reporters spent part of the last three days joking about what there would be...

By Katie Carrera  | February 21, 2011; 10:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  Trade deadline  
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