Capitals, Rangers complete minor-league deal

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, right, of Russia, takes the puck away from New Jersey Devils forward Joe Whitney, left, during Whitney's NHL debut in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (Julio Cortez/AP)

The Washington Capitals traded forward John Albert and defenceman Hubert Labrie to the New York Rangers in exchange for forwards Adam Chapie and Joe Whitney on Friday.

Albert, 29, has three goals and 11 points in 33 games with the Hershey Bears this season.

Labrie, 26, has one goal and seven points in 35 games.

Chapie, 26, has two goals and seven points in 31 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Whitney, 30, has two goals and seven points in 31 games as Hartford’s captain.

Acquire:
  • Hubert Labrie
  • John Albert
Acquire:
  • Adam Chapie
  • Joe Whitney
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