|Assets:||Possesses good offensive instincts, a very big frame and a scoring touch. Knows where to go to put points on the board. Good in the slot, his soft hands are an advantage in heavy traffic. Unloads an accurate wrister. Is improving defensively.|
|Flaws:||It's not his style of play, but he would benefit greatly from utilizing his 6-4, 212-pound frame more to his advantage. Must continue to improve his skating, which is below-average by NHL standards. Injuries have been a problem.|
|Career Potential:||Depth scoring winger who lacks consistency.|
|WHL||Four Broncos Memorial Trophy||2004-05|
|WHL||Bobby Clarke Trophy||2004-05|
|WHL||East First All-Star Team||2004-05|
|4/24/2013||Signed by the Washington Capitals to a two-year contract extension.|
|4/04/2013||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|3/30/2013||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|3/26/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|1/12/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year contract.|
|10/23/2012||Signed with HPK (Finland).|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 11 regular season games (upper body injury).|
|3/18/2012||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/13/2011||Missed 5 games (right shoulder injury).|
|12/01/2011||Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|11/19/2011||Missed 19 games (right shoulder surgery).|
|10/05/2011||Right shoulder surgery, injured reserve.|
|7/08/2011||Acquired from the Washington Capitals.|
|3/26/2011||Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).|
|3/25/2011||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|3/22/2011||Missed 2 games (upper body injury).|
|3/16/2011||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|3/09/2011||Missed 22 games (shoulder injury).|
|1/26/2011||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|1/15/2011||Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|12/28/2010||Missed 1 game (personal reasons).|
|12/26/2010||Personal reasons, day-to-day.|
|12/23/2010||Missed 1 game (personal reasons).|
|12/21/2010||Personal reasons, day-to-day.|
|7/08/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a two-year contract.|
|7/05/2010||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|11/07/2009||Missed 6 games (rib injury).|
|10/27/2009||Rib injury, day-to-day.|
|10/08/2009||Missed 3 games (shoulder surgery).|
|9/14/2009||Shoulder surgery, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/15/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year contract.|
|6/29/2009||Washington Capitals tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/13/2009||Missed 5 playoff games (undisclosed).|
|12/18/2008||Missed 5 games (left shoulder injury).|
|12/07/2008||Left shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/10/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year contract.|
|4/23/2008||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/22/2008||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/20/2008||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/04/2008||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|1/09/2008||Missed 42 games (back injury) and assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|10/03/2007||Back injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|4/07/2007||Missed 15 games (back injury) and assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|3/15/2007||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|3/14/2007||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/27/2007||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/27/2007||Missed 3 games (back injury).|
|2/24/2007||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|1/27/2007||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|11/30/2006||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|11/23/2006||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|9/24/2006||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|4/19/2006||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|4/05/2006||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/07/2006||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/03/2006||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|12/19/2005||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|12/18/2005||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|9/27/2005||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|7/28/2005||Signed by the Washington Capitals to a three-year, entry-level contract.|
|1/12/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|7/08/2011||Washington Capitals traded Eric Fehr to the Winnipeg Jets for Danick Paquette and a 4th round selection in 2012.|
|6/21/2003||Drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round (18th overall) in 2003.|
Capitals' Fehr: 'Not sure what happened' | 05/14/2013 12:09 PM
NewsThe Capitals were left shaking their heads after their no-show in Game 7 of their first-round series with the Rangers.
The Washington Times
ImpactFor a series that was so close, nobody expected a 5-0 result. "That's as tough as it gets right there," forward Eric Fehr said. "It's really disappointing. We played a hard series. And [I'm] not even sure what happened."
Capitals sign Eric Fehr to contract extension | 04/24/2013 12:31 PM
NewsEric Fehr has inked a two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals.
ImpactHe will earn $1.4 million next year and $1.6 million in 2014-15. Fehr has registered eight goals and eight assists in 39 games with the Capitals this season after signing a one-year deal worth $600,000 in January.
Struggling Eric Fehr moves up to second line | 04/09/2013 10:10 AM
NewsEric Fehr skated on the second line with Mike Ribeiro and Troy Brouwer Sunday night.
Impact"We've got some really good players out of the lineup right now, and you're playing with fire when that happens," Fehr said referring to injuries to Martin Erat and Brooks Laich. "It's not easy to win games in this league at the best of times." Fehr hasn't earned a point his past 13 appearances, but he also just recently returned to the lineup from an upper-body injury.
Eric Fehr to return from UBI Thursday | 04/04/2013 12:48 PM
NewsEric Fehr (upper body) is expected to return to Washington's lineup Thursday against the Islanders.
ImpactHe has missed the past four games with an upper-body injury. Fehr will join Matt Hendricks and Jay Beagle on the fourth line, which will make Jason Chimera a healthy scratch.
Capitals move Eric Fehr to IR list | 03/30/2013 5:09 PM
NewsEric Fehr (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.
Mike Vogel on Twitter
ImpactFehr isn't close to returning anyways, so this move doesn't really tell us anything new about his status. He has six goals and 12 points in 29 games this season.
E. Fehr skates Friday, not close to returning | 03/29/2013 1:42 PM
NewsEric Fehr (upper body) was on the ice for 10 minutes on Friday.
ImpactFehr still isn't close to returning. He won't even join the Capitals on their upcoming three-game road trip. "He's going to skate here, he can get more done," Capitals coach Adam Oates said. "If he feels that maybe he can go against Carolina we can bring him up."
Eric Fehr won't be in lineup Tuesday night | 03/26/2013 6:41 PM
NewsEric Fehr (upper body) will not play Tuesday night.
The Washington Times
ImpactFehr suffered an upper-body injury during the third period Sunday against the Rangers. He's been the epitome of an up-and-down player this season, going pointless over his previous 10 games after notching 12 in the previous 11 games.
Eric Fehr suffers UBI Sunday vs. Rangers | 03/25/2013 12:29 PM
NewsEric Fehr suffered an upper-body injury in Sunday's game versus the Rangers.
ImpactHe left the team's shootout win in the third period and he did not return. Fehr hasn't posted a point in his last 10 games after he had total of 12 in his previous 11 contests.
Fehr caps Washington comeback with OT winner | 03/05/2013 10:34 PM
NewsEric Fehr generated a goal and two assists in Washington's come-from-behind victory versus Boston Tuesday.
ImpactHis fifth goal of the year gave the Capitals the win in overtime after they battled back from a 3-0 first-period deficit. Nicklas Backstrom registered three helpers in the contest, while defenseman Tomas Kundratek finished the match with his first career goal and an assist.
Eric Fehr is on a hot streak | 02/24/2013 10:40 AM
NewsEric Fehr potted his fourth goal in five games in the Capitals' 5-1 win over the Devils Saturday.
ImpactFehr recorded his first short-handed goal of the season Saturday. "We needed an extra insurance goal there," Fehr said. "We've had a little bit of trouble holding leads in the last couple games, so that was big for us to get a bigger lead and we can keep playing the way we needed to play." After getting zero goals in his first nine games, Fehr now has seven points in 14 games on the season. Even though he's playing very well now, he shouldn't be considered in fantasy leagues.
Eric Fehr showing scoring touch | 02/15/2013 12:58 PM
NewsEric Fehr scored goals in back to back games for the first time since October 2011.
ImpactFehr's two goals keyed the Capitals' 4-3 win over the Lightning on Thursday night. He has five points (three goals) in his last three games, and even though he's playing very well now, he shouldn't be considered in fantasy leagues.
Eric Fehr tallies twice in win over Lightning | 02/14/2013 11:45 PM
NewsEric Fehr registered two goals in the Capitals' 4-3 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.
ImpactThe goals were the second and third of the season for Fehr while Troy Brouwer and Jay Beagle also found the back of the net in the victory. Mathieu Perreault also enjoyed a strong game by dishing out three assists.
Capitals' Eric Fehr nets first goal of 2013 | 02/13/2013 1:11 PM
NewsEric Fehr notched a goal and an assist in Washington's 6-5 overtime win over Florida Tuesday.
ImpactThe goal was his first of the season. Fehr has generated all three of his points in his last two appearances.
Eric Fehr, Jon Erskine scratched Tuesday | 01/22/2013 1:46 PM
NewsEric Fehr and Jon Erskine will be healthy scratches Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets.
ImpactNeither has any fantasy value, so this shouldn't affect your lineups.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsEric Fehr was signed by WAS on Friday January 18.
Report: Caps on verge of signing Eric Fehr | 01/12/2013 3:01 PM
NewsThe Washington Capitals are a physical away from bringing big forward Eric Fehr back into the mix.
ImpactHe'll make $600K (prorated) during the 2012-13 season, according to the Washington Post. Fehr's suffered from some injury-ravaged seasons - he only managed three points in 35 games during his lone Winnipeg gampaign - but he scored an impressive 21 goals in 2009-10 with the Caps. His size could be a useful addition, especially since he will enjoy familiarity with the Capitals organization.
Jets aren't likely to re-sign Eric Fehr | 01/10/2013 7:31 PM
NewsThe Winnipeg Jets are not expected to pursue unrestricted free agent Eric Fehr.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter
ImpactThat being said, there are several other teams interested in Fehr's services. He had 13 goals and 25 points in 21 SM-liiga games with HPK Hameenlinna during the lockout.
Eric Fehr finds scoring touch in Finland | 01/03/2013 2:05 PM
NewsEric Fehr has flourished in Finland's top league this year during the NHL lockout.
ImpactHe has produced 12 goals and 23 points in 19 contests with HPK Hameenlinna in the SM-liiga. Fehr said he felt he had a great deal to prove after struggling to pick up points with Winnipeg last season and his confidence has been restored. "I always knew I could play," he said. "A lot of the problem was my health the last couple of years. I'm feeling a lot better now. With a healthy body and a fresh start, it's been great for me ... that should give me a good opportunity to find a place to play if the league comes back. Obviously I believed in myself more than a lot of people believed in me." He has been keeping an eye on what happens with the lockout, but he commented that at times the negotiations have been "frustrating to watch."
Eric Fehr helps HPK down Assat | 01/02/2013 3:20 PM
NewsEric Fehr notched a goal and a helper on Wednesday in a 3-2 shootout win for Hameenlinna against Assat.
ImpactThe former Winnipeg Jet has picked up 12 goals and 23 points in 19 contests during his time in Finland this year. Fehr was an unrestricted free agent when the lockout began, so he may not go back to the NHL even if the league and the union can agree on a new CBA to start playing this season.
|1/24/2013||Wsh||Mtl||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|1/22/2013||Wsh||Wpg||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|1/19/2013||Wsh||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||2||at TB||Feb 14||1|
|Assists||2||vs. Bos||Mar 5||1|
|Points||3||vs. Bos||Mar 5||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||5 times-last:vs. TB||last:Apr 7||4|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. Bos||Mar 5||1|
|Power Play Goals||1||2 times-last:vs. Bos||last:Apr 27||0|
|Power Play Points||1||3 times-last:vs. Bos||last:Apr 27||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||vs. NJ||Feb 23||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||vs. NJ||Feb 23||0|
|Shots||5||at Pit||Mar 19||5|
|Penalty Minutes||24||2009-10 (Wsh)|
|Power Play Goals||3||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Wsh)|
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