The Washington Capitals accepted the award and re-signed Laich, whose arbitration hearing was Monday in Toronto. The 24-year-old Wawota, Sask., native had 18 points (8-10), a minus-2 rating and 29 penalty minutes in 73 games last season while earning $606,100.
Can the Rangers Weather the Hurricanes?
The star-caliber players at the top of the Rangers lineup will need to be firing on all cylinders in this series in order to compensate for some lackluster depth in areas. And Igor Shesterkin needs to be the King he was in the regular season, too, to beat Carolina.
Men's World Championship Roundup: Quarterfinal Race Heats Up After Electric Friday
Finland, Germany, Latvia and Slovakia were all victorious on a Friday that helped set the stage for a crazy final few days of round-robin play at the World Championship.
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