Unable to keep Huet, Capitals bring in 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.
TSN of Canada first reported the signing.
Huet was sensational for the Capitals, going 11-2 down the stretch after being acquired from Montreal at the trade deadline. He was steady, if unspectacular, in the Caps' seven-game, first-round loss to Philadelphia, ...
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2008 FREE AGENCY -- DAY 1
The free-agency period opened with over 30 deals on Day 1. Here's a look at where players landed:
TOP DEALS• Campbell, Huet to Chicago: The Blackhawks were the big buyers of Day 1, landing top free agents Brian Campbell and Cristobal Huet. Story
• Redden to Rangers: The New York Rangers added a boost to their blue line by signing defenseman Wade Redden. Story
• Rolston returns to Devils: Who says you can't come home? Veteran forward Brian Rolston landed in New Jersey, where he started his NHL career. Story
• Theodore goes to Washington: The Capitals flip goalies again, but the move comes with more questions than answers. Story
• The rumors: Get all the latest news and information the free agents that are still available on the market. Rumor Central