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Jason Chimera

Jason Chimera ( /tʃɪˈmærə/; born May 2, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey ... More »Jason Chimera ( /tʃɪˈmærə/; born May 2, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Chimera played his junior career in the WHL, for Medicine Hat and Brandon. He was selected 121st overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by his hometown team, the Edmonton Oilers, mostly because of his outstanding skating. Chimera played three seasons on the Hamilton Bulldogs, which at that point was the Oilers' farm team in the American Hockey League. In his final season, he was named to the AHL First All-Star team. Chimera played two seasons for Edmonton before being traded to the Phoenix Coyotes for draft choices. Because of the NHL lockout, he did not play the following season and went to play in Italy for Mastini Varese. Chimera was subsequently dealt to the Columbus Blue Jackets, without playing a game in Phoenix, as part of a trade for Geoff Sanderson. With the Blue Jackets, Chimera predominantly played left wing on the... [ Wikipedia ]

Their playoff hopes gone, the Capitals win their third straight, beating Carolina, 5-2

Just 62 seconds into the contest, forward Jason Chimera’s strong forecheck forced Carolina defenseman Jay Harrison into a turnover behind his own net. Center Eric Fehr quickly retrieved the loose puck and fed wing Joel Ward with a nifty back-handed pass in front of the goal mouth, and he ...

Washington Capitals drop fifth straight game despite Alex Ovechkin’s 49th goal of season

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images - Capitals forward Jason Chimera is denied by Devils goaltender Cory Schneider, who made 24 saves. NEWARK, N.J. — Ryan Carter scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:54 remaining to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Friday ...

Studs and duds from Devils' season-saving win over Capitals

CORY SCHNEIDER: Schneider was terrific stopping 24 of 25 Capitals shots, many of the Grade A saves that had Devils fans chanting, “Cory, Cory, Cory.” In the first, Schneider stopped Jason Chimera on a breakaway. In the second, he made a diving stop on a wraparound attempt by Julien ...

Alex Ovechkin’s 51st goal powers Capitals to 4-0 shutout of coasting Blackhawks

With 16:16 gone in the second period, Jason Chimera sent a pass from behind the net out in front to Beagle for a one-timer past Crawford. His teammates spent the rest of the contest trying to set Beagle up for a third tally. Although it never came, the 28-year-old forward enjoyed the ...

Washington Capitals have NHL’s worst record when scoring two or fewer goals

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images - The Caps’ Jason Chimera is denied by Devils goalie Cory Schneider in Friday’s game, a 2-1 loss for Washington. The Capitals are 0-25-6 this season when scoring two or fewer goals. One of the most glaring contradictions about these Washington Capitals came ...

Washington Capitals not playing as a cohesive group

Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr account for 37 (or 30 percent) of Washington’s 122 five-on-five goals, excluding empty net tallies, because they are able to work off of each other. “I think guys are just trying to do too many things and be that guy to do everything at once. Just ...

NHL: New York Rangers will play at home in the first round of the play-offs

Troy Brouwer had two goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2, with Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr scoring the other goals. Nick Bjugstad netted twice and added an assist as the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2, while Eric Karlsson scored ...

Is Defenseman Andrej Meszaros A Cause For Concern For The Boston Bruins?

He joined a botched backcheck that Washington exploited to hop on the board via Jason Chimera on a three-on-two rush with 10 seconds to spare in the middle frame. One of the credited playmakers on that goal, Joel Ward, drew a holding-the-stick penalty on Meszaros on another overlapping ...

Fittingly, Capitals end non-playoff season with shootout loss

“Especially now, it seems like a waste of a year,” forward Jason Chimera said. “Been so used to playing for the Stanley Cup. That’s all you dream of as a kid and as a pro, too. Some guys have a couple in here, some guys have one and a lot of us don’t have any so it hurts any time you’re ...

Ovi gets 51st; Caps top coasting Blackhawks 4-0

Alex Brandon | AP Photo Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81), from the Czech Republic, skates with the puck as he defended by Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Washington. Alex Brandon | AP ...

Ovechkin gets 50th goal, Capitals top Blues 4-1

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) is congratulated by teammates Jason Chimera (25), John Carlson (74) and Mike Green (52) after he scored his 50th goal of the season, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in St. Louis. (AP ...

Brouwer, 3rd Line Lead Capitals Past Carolina 5-2

All three members of Washington's third line — Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr — each had a goal and two assists. They helped the Capitals claim an easy win in this Metropolitan Division matchup of teams knocked out of the playoff race. Braden Holtby stopped 36 shots for ...

Devils vs. Capitals: Live game analysis and fan discussion

When Larsson tripped Jason Chimera at 4:59, the Capitals had a two-man power play advantage for 53 seconds. With 26 seconds left in Larsson's penalty, Ward took a hooking penalty for Washington. Fayne fanned on his pass to Elias in the Devils' own end and the puck laded on the stick of ...

Recap: Carolina vs. Washington

Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr also scored and each player had two assists. Braden Holtby had 36 saves as Washington wrapped up a perfect three- game road trip. The Capitals will finish their regular season at home against Chicago on Friday and Tampa Bay on Sunday. Jiri Tlusty ...

Recap: Washington vs. Chicago

Jason Chimera pass the puck from behind the net to a wide open Beagle in front for the wide open tally. Halak made 17 saves in the final period...

Recap: Capitals 5, Hurricanes 2

Capitals 5, Hurricanes 2: Troy Brouwer scored a pair of goals and visiting Washington steamrolled Carolina to extend its winning streak to three games.Third-liners Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr each recorded a goal and two assists for the Capitals, who were eliminated from ...

Devils keep slim hopes alive with win over Capitals

"We have no choice (but) to get back up and go," left winger Jason Chimera said. "With a little help we're still in it, still got some games left and we run the table and somehow get in. " The Capitals and Devils each have five games remaining this season, and trail Eastern Conference ...

Fire & Ice

He returned in the playoffs against Washington, but lasted only two games before hitting his head on a hit from Jason Chimera. Clowe said he considered that “one big” concussion and he went through a full battery of tests and was given a clean bill of health before the Devils signed him ...

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