A deal was made today between the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets -- and it did not include Nikita Filatov .á Instead, Washington Captain Chris Clark (pictured) and defenseman Milan Jurcina were shipped to Columbus in exchange for forward Jason Chimera.
With two bodies headed to Syracuse's parent club in exchange for one, there is an assumption that the Crunch will be getting an addition to their roster pretty soon.á From Lindsay Kramer :
Who will those trickle down players be? No word yet, but how about some combination of Roy/Picard/Blunden eventually?
I guess in a perfect world Columbus might have picked up a minor-leaguer to help Syracuse right away, but in this instance it's hard to blame the team for trying to douse its own fire first.
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Article written by Ryan Maloney