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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - J.P. Barry
Jaromir Jagr wants to extend his NHL career, and his agent said some teams are "very interested" in his 41-year-old client.
In trading Eric Fehr to the Winnipeg Jets on Friday afternoon, the Capitals cleared $2.2 million off the books for next season. Logically it seems that's the move they need to re-sign restricted free agent defenseman Karl Alzner.
One of the biggest unresolved situations for the Washington Capitals this offseason revolves around Karl Alzner, the 22-year-old who has developed into a shutdown defenseman.
"We've touched based with several teams, and many of them are being patient at this point," Barry said Saturday.