|Assets:||Has blinding speed and good size. Excels at the forechecking game, as well as penalty-killing situations. Can score goals in bunches and is plenty versatile.|
|Flaws:||Lacks consistency on offense, and his all-or-nothing style makes him an injury risk. Doesn't use his size enough to his advantage. Isn't much of a playmaker.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile winger with great speed.|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2001-02|
|11/08/2013||Signed by the Washington Capitals to a two-year contract extension.|
|10/15/2013||Fined $4,487.18 by the NHL.|
|11/28/2012||Released by Pirati Chomutov (Czech Republic).|
|11/14/2012||Signed with Pirati Chomutov (Czech Republic).|
|9/29/2011||Re-signed by the Washington Capitals to a two-year contract.|
|3/03/2010||Missed 3 games (groin).|
|12/28/2009||Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|9/20/2009||Head injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|4/03/2009||Missed 16 games (groin).|
|2/26/2009||Groin, early April.|
|2/24/2009||Missed 1 game (groin).|
|1/27/2009||Missed 16 games (groin).|
|12/18/2008||Groin, sidelined indefinitely.|
|2/06/2008||Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a four-year contract extension.|
|7/22/2006||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a two-year contract.|
|10/09/2005||Missed 2 games (rib injury).|
|10/08/2005||Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|10/03/2005||Rib injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|12/15/2004||NHL lockout: Signed with the A.S. Mastini Varese Hockey in Italian Serie A.|
|8/30/2004||Re-signed by the Phoenix Coyotes to a two-year contract.|
|6/26/2004||Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|4/24/2004||Re-signed by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|8/02/2002||Re-signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|12/26/2001||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/18/2001||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/01/2001||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/12/2000||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/08/2000||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/02/2000||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/28/2009||Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jason Chimera to the Washington Capitals for Chris Clark and Milan Jurcina.|
|10/08/2005||Columbus Blue Jackets traded Geoff Sanderson and Tim Jackman to the Phoenix Coyotes for Jason Chimera, Cale Hulse and Mike Rupp.|
|6/26/2004||Edmonton Oilers traded Jason Chimera and a 3rd round selection in 2004 to the Phoenix Coyotes for a 2nd (Geoff Paukovich) and 4th round selections in 2004.|
|6/21/1997||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 5th round (121st overall) in 1997.|
Jason Chimera gets a letter on Team Canada | 05/08/2014 4:21 PM
NewsJason Chimera will serve as an alternate captain for Canada at the World Hockey Championship.
ImpactHe registered 15 goals and 42 points in 82 games with Washington this past season. The tournament begins on Friday when Canada plays France.
Jason Chimera scores in loss to Boston | 03/29/2014 3:24 PM
NewsJason Chimera potted his 14th goal of the season in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Boston.
ImpactRookie forward Evgeny Kuznetsov had Washington's other marker in the loss. Mike Green picked up just his second assist in his last 11 outings in the contest.
Jason Chimera has three point gam | 02/03/2014 10:22 AM
NewsJason Chimera had a goal and two assists Sunday.
ImpactThe three point night gives Chimera 12 goals and 29 points in 56 games this season. He really does not have overall value in fantasy pools as there are too many similar type players and Chimera does not distinguish himself in any one category in traditional pools.
Jason Chimera scores lone Caps goal | 01/24/2014 9:33 PM
NewsJason Chimera scored his 10th goal of the season in the Caps' 2-1 loss to New Jersey Friday night.
ImpactChimera's goal was the only one Washington has been able to muster without their captain Alex Ovechkin for the past two games. Chimera also has 14 assists this season to make for 24 points through 51 games.
Jason Chimera gets top-six time Sunday | 01/19/2014 1:51 PM
NewsThe Washington Capitals are countering some of the New York Rangers' speedier forwards by bumping Jason Chimera up to top six on Sunday.
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ImpactChimera has nine goals and 23 points in 48 games this season. He's most valuable in leagues with hits, as he has a healthy 85 in 2013-14.
Jason Chimera collects his eighth goal | 01/12/2014 6:21 PM
NewsJason Chimera was the only Capitals player to find the net as Washington fell to the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 (SO) on Sunday.
ImpactIt was Chimera's first tally since Dec. 21 (he's only had three since November began). He's had some fantasy value in specific formats before, but his offense hasn't been there this season.
Jason Chimera has cooled off in December | 12/25/2013 6:59 PM
NewsJason Chimera has just two goals and an assist in 10 games this month.
ImpactChimera enjoyed a solid start to the 2013-14 campaign, but it's not surprising that he slowed down. He has 19 points in 37 games and will probably end up with about 30-40 points by the end of the season.
Jason Chimera signs two-year extension | 11/08/2013 1:49 PM
NewsJason Chimera has agreed to a two-year/$4 million contract extension with the Washington Capitals.
ImpactChimera's $2 million cap hit will represent only a mild increase on his current $1.75 million hit. The 34-year-old forward is off to an uncharacteristically good start with five goals and 11 points in 16 games.
Jason Chimera earns 3rd star of the week | 11/04/2013 1:16 PM
NewsJason Chimera earned the NHL's third star of the week honor.
ImpactHe generated six points, including four assists, in three games for the Capitals last week. Chimera racked up a career high of four points (one goal, three helpers) in a 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday. The 34-year-old forward has 11 points in 14 games thanks to his hot streak.
Chimera scored in loss | 10/29/2013 3:45 AM
NewsJason Chimera had a goal and an assist in Washington's 3-2 loss to Vancouver Monday night.
ImpactChimera now has goals in three straight games and seven points in 12 games. Center Mikhail Grabovksi also scored for the Capitals.
Jason Chimera nets goal in Capitals' loss | 10/27/2013 1:12 AM
NewsJason Chimera netted a goal for Washington in its 5-2 loss to Calgary on Saturday night.
ImpactThe speedy winger now has goals in two straight games. With five points in 11 contests and little offensive upside, Chimera shouldn't intrigue fantasy owners. Aaron Volpatti scored his first goal as a Capital in the loss. Eric Fehr, Mike Green and Mikhail Grabovski had assists. Martin Erat finished a game-low minus-four .
No disciplinary hearing for Jason Chimera | 10/15/2013 4:50 PM
NewsJason Chimera won't be punished for his dangerous hit on Edmonton's Justin Schultz.
ImpactHe shoved Schultz from behind and the Oilers defenseman crashed heavily into the end boards when he was chasing down a loose puck. Chimera received a minor penalty for boarding on the play. Schultz wasn't injured and he stayed in the game. Chimera has one goal, one assist and nine hits in six games this season.
Jason Chimera will aim to get back on track | 08/06/2013 1:03 PM
NewsJason Chimera can become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
ImpactHe will earn $1.7 million in 2013-14 and his current contract carries a salary cap hit of $1.75 million. Chimera produced 14 points in 47 games last year. In 2011-12, he notched career-highs with 20 goals and 39 points in 82 contests. If he wants to get an extension from Washington then he'll have to get back on track. The speedy veteran takes plenty of shots and he hits, but he may only be good for 20-25 points this year.
| 02/27/2013 3:45 AM
NewsJason Chimera returned to action on Tuesday February 26.
J. Chimera (undisclosed) exits practice early | 02/25/2013 4:19 PM
NewsJason Chimera wasn't able to complete Monday's practice due to an undisclosed injury.
Impact"Nothing major," Capitals GM George McPhee said of Chimera. "Should be fine. Just being careful." Consider Chimera questionable for Tuesday's game.
Oates expects to see more from Jason Chimera | 02/14/2013 12:30 PM
NewsJason Chimera didn't last long on Washington's top line Tuesday night, but coach Adam Oates put him back with Alex Ovechkin and Mike Ribeiro during Wednesday's practice.
Impact"We showed him some stuff, just little things. In a sense there's a little more responsibility because you are playing against [the opponent's] best players," Oates said while talking about the discussion he had with Chimera. "You're going to play against their best lines and we need you to be reliable there. If you are, great. I love what he brings, that's really the message." The Capitals winger logged just 5:43 of ice time in Tuesday's 6-5 overtime win over Florida, while posting a minus-3 rating. Chimera has no goals and six assists in 13 games this season, but he should be motivated now to snap out of his funk.
|12/13/2014||Wsh||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||3 times-last:at CBJ||last:Dec 18||1|
|Assists||1||5 times-last:at CBJ||last:Dec 18||3|
|Points||2||at CBJ||Dec 18||4|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. CBJ||Dec 11||4|
|Plus/Minus||1||8 times-last:at NJ||last:Dec 20||3|
|Power Play Goals||0||31 times-last:at NJ||last:Dec 20||1|
|Power Play Points||0||31 times-last:at NJ||last:Dec 20||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||31 times-last:at NJ||last:Dec 20||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||31 times-last:at NJ||last:Dec 20||1|
|Shots||5||2 times-last:at Car||last:Dec 4||6|
|Games||82||3 times-last: 2013-14 (Wsh)|
|Penalty Minutes||98||2 times-last: 2009-10 (CBJ/Wsh)|
|Power Play Goals||2||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Wsh)|
|Shorthanded Goals||2||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Wsh)|
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