Warpath  

Home | Forums | Salary Cap Info | Shop | Donate | Stay Connected




Go Back   Warpath > Off-Topic Discussion > Other Sports


Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

Other Sports


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-01-2008, 05:20 PM   #1
Uncle Phil
 
SmootSmack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 44,674
Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

Unable to keep Cristobal Huet in the fold, Washington GM George McPhee went for the second-best option on the free-agent market and signed former Vezina and Hart Trophy winner Jose Theodore to a two-year, $9 million deal.

ESPN - Unable to keep Huet, Capitals bring in Theodore - NHL

They also re-signed Green
__________________
You're So Vain...You Probably Think This Sig Is About You
SmootSmack is offline   Reply With Quote

Advertisements
Old 07-01-2008, 06:14 PM   #2
MVP
 
mooby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: NoVa
Age: 26
Posts: 11,888
Re: Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

Nooooo. I didn't want to lose Huet, I was really looking forward to seeing what he could do under a full season with Boudreau. I don't know what to think of them signing Theodore, I can only hope that he can fill Huet's shoes. Good move by them to lock up Green though.
mooby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2008, 09:42 PM   #3
Playmaker
 
skinsfan_nn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Newport News,Virginia
Age: 49
Posts: 4,495
Re: Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

I just finished reading that on Capitals insider. I'm glad they got Green locked in for 4 years.

It appeared to me all along Huet did not want to be here, if that is the case have fun in Chicago!

Jose Theodore is an outstanding goalie and I think the 2 year 9 mil is more in line with what the Caps where wanting. He is a 31 year old goalie with plenty of gas left in the tank coming of a solid second half last year, I think he will be a great fit in DC.

Looks like Olie is heading to Tampa.

Capitals Insider
__________________
"There's no greater feeling than moving a man from Point A to Point B, against his will." #68

THANKS COACH GIBBS FOR EVERYTHING! YOUR THE MAN AND ALWAYS WILL BE!
skinsfan_nn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2008, 11:48 PM   #4
Franchise Player
 
FRPLG's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Age: 35
Posts: 9,950
Re: Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

It really did seem to Huet was simply making a money play. Can't really blame the guy. He only played here for 25 games or so and when traded here he publically admitted he was disappointed. He didn't have a lot of time to get attached. That being said I do think it was a least a little bit crappy to give an asking price and then reject it. Just be upfront from the beginning. If you don't want to sign then say so. If you do then don't pretend you'll take less money to stay and then chickensh*t out when they actually call your bluff and offer it. Whatever...on to next season. Theodore has a higher ceiling anyways. Huet was good, and even great at times, but Theodore has won a Vezina and I don't think Huet is quite to that level.
FRPLG is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2008, 07:58 AM   #5
Living Legend
 
That Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Springfield, VA
Age: 31
Posts: 16,278
Re: Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

bleh. oh well, that's on huet, not the caps.
__________________
Who says shameless self promotion is stupid? oh yeah, that was me... Click For Tunes!
That Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2008, 11:59 AM   #6
Playmaker
 
BDBohnzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Frederick, MD
Age: 35
Posts: 4,467
Re: Caps Lose Goalie Huet, Sign Theodore

The thing I keep going back to is Huet was the reason Montreal sent Theodore packing. Theodore will be 32 once the season starts, and I hope he can get back to his Vezina/Hart form of 6 years ago. Decent replacement for Huet, but just hope he's enough to carry, because Brent Johnson is barely an adequate backup at this point in his career.
__________________
Bad Things man, I mean bad things...

“WE TOOK HIM IN THE SIXTH ROUND SO WE'RE NOT SMART EITHER.” - Shanny on what the Skins saw in Alfred Morris
BDBohnzie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site is not officially affiliated with the Washington Redskins or the NFL.
Page generated in 0.16445 seconds with 9 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0 RC5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25