Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space
The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenceman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenceman Radko Gudas.
WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired
Philadelphia is retaining 30
Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said Friday the deal provides the team with financial flexibility. This sheds $3.405 million total for this season with the Capitals in need of re-signing a few key players.
The 32-year-old Niskanen gives the Flyers an offensive-minded, right-shot
It's the first significant move of the NHL
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