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Eric Fehr | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/7/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
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Eric Fehr has done a very good job at center for the Washington Capitals.
He was especially impressive against Pittsburgh on Wednesday when he won 77 percent of his 22 faceoffs and was tasked with helping the Caps shutdown Sidney Crosby. "I give a lot of credit, just to Fehr's line that frustrated Sid's line there," coach Barry Trotz said. "He did a really good job." Fehr also scored his 15th goal of the season in the contest. Jan 29 - 4:21 PM

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Eric Fehr wants to remain a member of the Washington Capitals.

Fehr will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 unless he re-signs but he has told his agent that he wants to stay. "I’d love to be here," Fehr said. "I get along with everybody here. Some of my best friends are here. It’s a city I really love, so we’d love to stay here. That’s stuff we’ll worry about at another time." Fehr has 14 goals and 22 points in 42 games this season.
Jan 24 - 9:09 AM

Eric Fehr is expected to skate with Joel Ward and Brooks Laich for the Capitals in Dallas on Saturday night.

After missing Friday's game with a lower body injury, it appears Fehr is ready to return and take his slot on line. Fehr has 13 goals, 21 points and a 48% faceoff winning percentage through 40 games, while Ward has 11 goals and 19 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 17 - 7:50 PM

Eric Fehr has been sidelined with a lower body injury, and will not play Friday night in Nashville.

No word on the severity just yet. Through 40 games he has 13 goals and 21 points, along with 10 PIMs, 40 hits, and 83 shots on goal, while winning 48% of his nearly 400 faceoffs. He'll be replaced by Michael Latta.
Jan 16 - 7:53 PM

Eric Fehr scored two goals and an assist in Washington’s 6-2 win over Toronto.

Fehr’s second period goal was scored shorthanded, while his other goal gave the Capitals a 5-2 lead in the third period. Fehr has been producing much more offensively of late. The Capitals’ forward has six goals and eight points in his last five games. He won’t stay this hot, but he is currently on pace to surpass the 25 goal mark for the first time in his career. Marcus Johansson (twice), Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin also scored for Washington.
Jan 7 - 9:58 PM

Eric Fehr scored a goal in the Winter Classic on Thursday.

Fehr's marker helped give Washington a 3-2 victory over Chicago. He's now scored three goals over the course of two Winter Classics.
Jan 2 - 10:51 AM

Eric Fehr scored twice to lead the Capitals to a 3-0 win over the Penguins on Saturday night.

Fehr scored on both of his shots on goal, also finishing a plus-three on the night. Even with these two goals, Fehr is not an exciting option as he has just nine goals and 14 points this season. Marcus Johansson got the other marker. Alex Ovechkin didn’t record a point, but he got 10 shots on goal.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:57:00 PM

Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist on Thursday night, scoring the overtime winner to lift Washington over Columbus 5-4.

Fehr has seven goals and 12 points through 28 games this season. Fehr has been hot lately with three goals in his past four games. Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Michael Latta and Mike Green also had two point nights for the Caps.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:16:00 PM

Eric Fehr netted a goal in a 3-2 overtime loss Thursday night.

Fehr has recorded at least a point in four of his last five contests. He has five goals and nine points in 25 games this season.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 11:29:00 AM

Eric Fehr scored with just 4:02 remaining in the third period of Thursday night's game to help the Caps sneak past the Hurricanes 2-1.

Fehr's late goal opened up a seven point lead for Washington over Carolina in the Metropolitan Division standings. Fehr has four goals and seven points through 22 games this season.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 10:13:00 PM

Eric Fehr scored the winner in overtime as the Capitals beat the Coyotes 2-1 in Glendale Arizona on Tuesday night.

Fehr was in perfect position to tap a rebound by Mike Smith with less than two minutes to go in the overtime period. Jay Beagle scored the only other goal for the Caps midway through the first period in what was bit of a dog of a game. Jason Chimera, Brooks Orpik and John Carlson all drew assists in this contest.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 12:29:00 AM

Eric Fehr will be in the lineup on Saturday when the Capitals take on the Lightning.

The move will mean one of Tom Wilson, Liam O’Brien, Michael Latta or Jay Beagle will be a healthy scratch. Stay tuned.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 10:08:00 AM

Eric Fehr was on the first line in practice on Friday, alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.

Coach Barry Trotz switched up his line combinations with Troy Brouwer, who was on the first line, moving down to the second unit with Andre Burakovky and Marcus Johansson while Evgeny Kuznetsov moved from the fourth line to the third line to center with Jason Chimera and Jay Beagle.Joel Ward dropped to the fourth line alongside Michael Latta and Liam O’Brien. Fehr is unlikely to stay there long-term and won't see power play time with Ovie and Backstrom, even if he does stay on the first line.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 11:18:00 AM

Coach Barry Trotz is playing right winger Eric Fehr everywhere.

Fehr has seen time on the first line as well as a bottom six forward at training camp thus far. "He's sort of that utility guy, you move him all over the place but that doesn't mean he’s not going to be sort of that high-end guy on the first line or he’s going to be the third-line centerman," Trotz said. "I think we're trying to sort that out. We're going to throw him in another spot tomorrow. Each game, I'm trying to put another piece in and take a look at it. We've got to lock things down those last four games, just load it up." Fehr could get 35-40 points on the top line but half of that if he is a bottom six forward.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 12:01:00 PM

Eric Fehr is looking to start the season on the top line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.

The Capitals are looking to move Ovechkin back to the left wing and if this works out then Fehr, a right winger, has the early lead at the top job on the first line. Ovechkin will likely move around some this season but Fehr will get a definite boost to his fantasy value if he remains on the top line. Be aware that he is not likely to see much time on the power play. Look for a 35-40 point season from Fehr if he plays enough with Backstrom and Ovechkin.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 12:04:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Joel Ward
4Jason Chimera
5Aaron Volpatti
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jay Beagle
4Eric Fehr
5Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Dmitry Orlov
7John Erskine
8Jack Hillen
9Cam Schilling
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters