The Score "He might be one of his best friends, but Alex Ovechkin plans to bring the hurt when he faces former teammate Brooks Laich. The Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday in the first matchup between the clubs since the two executed the trade that sent Laich, Connor Carrick, and..." March 01
The Score "After Sunday's trade that brought Daniel Winnik to the Washington Capitals from the Toronto Maple Leafs also spelled the end of Brooks Laich's 12-year run in Washington, general manager Brian MacLellan admitted that the veteran forward tried to talk him out of making the trade. "He expressed..." March 01
Brooks Laich, placed on waivers today by the #caps, has one season remaining beyond this one with a $4.5M cap hit ($4M in actual salary).