Feb 28, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT
Apparently, the Washington Capitals had other ideas. Today, the Caps claimed the tough forward.
Volpatti has one goal in 16 games this season and was second on the Canucks with 42 hits. The 27-year-old fourth-liner has also fought four times.
For Caps fans looking for more in-depth analysis, the Edmonton Journal has a good statistical breakdown of Volpatti’s game.
For Caps fans looking for less in-depth analysis, here’s Volpatti knocking out Brad Winchester with one punch:
- Hawks’ biggest question: What happens with Patrick Kane? 6
- Hall of Famer Al Arbour passes away 21
- Poll: Who will be San Jose’s next captain? 24
- Mike Richards charged with possession of controlled substance 95
- Gio won’t go: Flames extend Giordano for six years, $40.5M 13
- Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center 25
- O, Dear: Russia fined $85K for skipping Canadian anthem 31
- Kings ink Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million deal 27
- Quebec City, Vegas advance to final phase of NHL expansion process 50
- Here’s the full NHL 2015 preseason schedule, starting Sept. 20 5