23-6-2005 Mario Marois frustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Mario Marois feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mario Marois was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 9th round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 192 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 47 assists along with 24 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Dave Scatchard rejects contract offer.
Dave Scatchard rejected the $4 000 000 per year, 3 year offer from Washington Capitals

22-6-2005 Kevin Stevens rejects contract offer.
Kevin Stevens rejected the $4 000 000 per year, 2 year offer from Washington Capitals

22-6-2005 Krys Barch agrees on a contract.
Krys Barch has signed a $335 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 Mark Murphy agrees on a contract.
Mark Murphy has signed a $400 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 Mike Siklenka agrees on a contract.
Mike Siklenka has signed a $390 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 Nolan Yonkman agrees on a contract.
Nolan Yonkman has signed a $330 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2005 John Oduya agrees on a contract.
John Oduya has signed a $1 000 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, John Oduya was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 195 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 30 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Ron Tugnutt (Washington Capitals) UFA
-Dave Scatchard (Washington Capitals) RFA
-Kevin Stevens (Washington Capitals) RFA
-Sebastien Charpentier (Portland Pirates) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Curtis Cruickshank (Portland Pirates) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Michael Farrell (Portland Pirates) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Viktor Hubl (Washington Capitals) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Tommy Sonnenberg (Portland Pirates) UFA


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Ron Wilson(pro)
-Tim Army(pro)
-Gleb Tchistyakov(pro)
-Saku Tormanen(farm)
-Jerome Francis(farm)


21-6-2005 David Legwand agrees on a contract.
David Legwand has signed a $3 500 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, David Legwand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 485 NHL games during his career, notching 65 goals and adding 93 assists along with 139 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


21-6-2005 Kyle Clark agrees on a contract.
Kyle Clark has signed a $400 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $10 000 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2005 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $10 000 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2005 Cam Severson agrees on a contract.
Cam Severson has signed a $370 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Ryan Van Buskirk agrees on a contract.
Ryan Van Buskirk has signed a $345 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Rastislav Stana agrees on a contract.
Rastislav Stana has signed a $270 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Washington Capitals. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

Eastside Hockey Manager