1:04 AM EST, Mon February 08, 2016
Japers' Rink Jan 7, 2016

Mike Richards: Weighing the Risks

The Caps' newest center comes with some risk... so is it worth it? When the Caps added Mike Richards to the team, they bolstered their bottom-six group that had needed a bit of attention even before Jay Beagle went down with a hand injury - but they also brought in a player with his fair share of baggage. It's an interesting signing for the team, one that carries all kinds of questions that may not have answers until the spring. All of the surface elements of this deal are positive for the Caps. For starters, Richards comes in on a one-year prorated $1 million salary (for a cap hit of just...

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