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Matt Niskanen Heads Back to Pennsylvania

Matt Niskanen has always been one of the more reserved Capitals’ players. We remember when he first came to Washington in 2014 after a successful career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Capitals announced Friday that they traded the defenseman to the Flyers for Radko Gudas.

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Caps acquire Radko Gudas from Philly

This morning, the Washington Capitals have announced that they have done a one-for-one defenseman swap with the Philadelphia Flyers; Radko Gudas in exchange for Matt Niskanen, Philadelphia will retain 30% of Gudas’ remaining salary. We here at FiCP are sad to hear this news about Niskanen leaving the organization, but understand the business move by […]

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In Surprise Move the Capitals Trade Matt Niskanen to Flyers

We all felt that Matt Niskanen would not return in a Capitals’ sweater for the 2019/20 season. And now we know where he will he playing and where we will face the talented defenseman next season.

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Dark times for Dmitry’s production

The Washington Capitals’ defensive core has grown immensely since Dmitry Orlov was drafted 55th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft. He has established his role on the team as a top 4 defenseman with a well played two-way style and glimpses of offensive talents. The Caps would not have won the Stanley Cup last year […]

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Matt Niskanen is Day-to-Day and Will Travel to Ottawa

Late in the third period during Thursday night’s Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Matt Niskanen was hit gruesomely by Clark Bishop into the boards. While there was no penalty on the play, Niskanen exited the game and did not return. Following the game, Caps head coach Todd Reirden didn’t have an update but […]

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