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Japers' Rink Jul 22, 2014
Mike Green, Dmitry Orlov and

Mike Green, Dmitry Orlov and "Struggles"

Or "how to keep your mind from tricking you into believing a myth over reality" Amid the seemingly endless talk regarding the possibility that the Caps might trade Mike Green this summer - talk that has somehow morphed from "gee, the Caps sure do have a lot of NHL-caliber defensemen who get paid commensurately" and "Green would be a fit in Detroit" to an Internet fait accompli (which is to say, nothing), despite no real reason to think the Caps (or the Wings) have interest in such a move - one throwaway line in one column has stuck with me a bit, and it's not even really about a potential...
Japers' Rink Jul 21, 2014
Washington Capitals: The Price of a Top-Four Defenseman

Washington Capitals: The Price of a Top-Four Defenseman

While trade rumors around Mike Green continue to swirl, a look at history tells us that trading someone like him may not yield as much as some people might hope. In these dog days of summer, when we are tired of thinking about where the Washington Capitals will host the Winter Classic next January, and the buffet of unrestricted free agents is pretty much picked over, thoughts turn to the wild and the wacky. To wit, Caps defenseman Mike Green is in the crosshairs of trade speculation - most of it coming from Detroit, the Land of the Left-Handed Defenseman. While the Red Wings certainly...
CSN Washington Jul 16, 2014

Does Mike Green still fit in Capitals puzzle?

The Capitals have plenty of time to figure out how -- and if -- Mike Green fits into their future.
CSN Washington Jul 9, 2014

Barry Trotz: Mike Green is part of the plan with Capitals

Despite trade rumors being floated about Mike Green's future, head coach Barry Trotz says Green is part of his plans in D.C., especially in a leadership role.
Winging It In Motown Jul 9, 2014

Red Wings Trade Rumors: Mike Green is an Attractive, Expensive Risk

Probably trying not to fall too far behind Helene St. James in the "Diggers trying to stir shit up" category, Ansar Khan of MLive had the brilliant idea that the Red Wings should trade for Washington's Mike Green because, as Ansar sees it, the signings of Brooks Oprik and Matt Niskanen leave Green the odd-man out on their blue line and the Wings are still kicking tires. They've inquired about Buffalo's Tyler Myers, Edmonton's Jeff Petry, Toronto's Cody Franson and others, but Green makes the most sense. The Capitals don't need him, and because he's entering the final year of his contract...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 8, 2014
Analysis: Mike Green appears best fit for Red Wings, who need a right-handed shooting defenseman

Analysis: Mike Green appears best fit for Red Wings, who need a right-handed shooting defenseman

The Red Wings could be the most aggressive suitor for Green, who is destined to be traded by the Capitals.
Rotoworld Jul 3, 2014

Capitals remain committed to Mike Green - Mike Green (D) Washington Capitals

Washington is still committed to Mike Green after adding a pair of defenseman in free agency on Tuesday.
Washington Post Jul 3, 2014

Caps Insider: After free agency splash, Capitals hope to help get Mike Green ‘back on track’

The speculation had frothed since the season ended, wondering whether Mike Green would remain part of his team’s plans, no louder than after the Capitals left free agency with $69 million committed to two new defensemen. Green’s status, as an unrestricted free agent next summer with a hefty $6,083,333 cap hit (and a limited no-trade clause), could provide enticing trade bait. But General Manager Brian MacLellan continued to back the 28-year-old, as he has done since arriving on the job one month ago. Read full article >>

After free agency splash, Capitals hope to help get Mike Green ‘back on track’

The speculation had frothed since the season ended, wondering whether Mike Green would remain part of his team’s plans, no louder than after the Capitals left free agency with $69 million committed to two new defensemen. Green’s status, as an unrestricted free agent next summer with a hefty $6,083,333 cap hit (and a limited no-trade clause), […]
Rotoworld Jul 2, 2014

Brooks Orpik could play with Carlson or Green - Brooks Orpik (D) Washington Capitals

Brooks Orpik is projected to be paired with John Carlson or Mike Green in Washington.

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