Unable to keep Huet, Capitals bring in Theodore

Updated: July 2, 2008, 1:01 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

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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