Mike Green seems to understand that with great expectations come great responsibility.
Sometimes NHL teams pay their players based on what theyve accomplished.
Sometimes they pay them for what theyre capable of accomplishing.
The journey Wojtek Wolski pronounced VOY-tek VOL-skee took to get to the NHL is almost as fascinating as the rocky path that led him to signing a one-year, 600,000 contract with the Capitals on Wed
They've gone through four different closers. They've had five different guys succumb to injury.
The Nationals designated struggling reliever Brad Lidge for assignment this morning, activating right-hander Ryan Mattheus off the 15-day disabled list to take his roster spot.