Back in 2004, NHL players swore theyd never agree to play in a league with a salary cap. A years worth of wages later, they reluctantly agreed to a salary cap.
When Capitals center Brooks Laich caught a flight to Switzerland for a chance to play for the Floten Flyers of the Swiss League, his departure raised a thorny question.
According to multiple reports, Brooks Laich became the third Capitals player to sign with a European team on Tuesday when he agreed to play for the Kloten Flyers of Switzerlands National League A.
With this weeks preseason games wiped away and the start of the regular season on Oct.